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4.3.14.417 4.3.14.432 Code System http://hl7.org/fhir/practitioner-specialty

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This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/practitioner-specialty
Version: 4.0.0 4.1.0
Name: PractitionerSpecialty
Title: Practitioner specialty
Definition:

This example value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate the specialty of a Practitioner.

Committee: ??
OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.1.442 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource XML / JSON

This Code system is used in the following value sets:

  • ValueSet: Practitioner specialty (This example value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate the specialty of a Practitioner.)
  • ValueSet: Practitioner specialty (This example value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate the specialty of a Practitioner.)

This example value set defines a set of codes that can be used to indicate the specialty of a Practitioner.

This code system http://hl7.org/fhir/practitioner-specialty defines the following codes:
Code Display Definition
cardio Cardiologist
dent Dentist
dietary Dietary consultant
midw Midwife
sysarch Systems architect

 

See the full registry of code systems defined as part of FHIR.


Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. See Code System for further information.
Source The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
Display The display (used in the display element of a Coding ). If there is no display, implementers should not simply display the code, but map the concept into their application
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code