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Detailed Descriptions for the elements in the Slot resource.

Slot
Element Id Slot
Definition

A slot of time on a schedule that may be available for booking appointments.

Cardinality 0..*
Type DomainResource
Slot.identifier
Element Id Slot.identifier
Definition

External Ids for this item.

Note This is a business identifier, not a resource identifier (see discussion )
Cardinality 0..*
Type Identifier
Summary true
Slot.serviceCategory
Element Id Slot.serviceCategory
Definition

A broad categorization of the service that is to be performed during this appointment.

Cardinality 0..*
Terminology Binding Service category ( Example )
Type CodeableConcept
Summary true
Slot.serviceType
Element Id Slot.serviceType
Definition

The type of appointments that can be booked into this slot (ideally this would be an identifiable service - which is at a location, rather than the location itself). If provided then this overrides the value provided on the availability resource.

Cardinality 0..*
Terminology Binding Service type ( Example )
Type CodeableConcept
Summary true
Slot.specialty
Element Id Slot.specialty
Definition

The specialty of a practitioner that would be required to perform the service requested in this appointment.

Cardinality 0..*
Terminology Binding Practice Setting Code Value Set ( Preferred )
Type CodeableConcept
Summary true
Slot.appointmentType
Element Id Slot.appointmentType
Definition

The style of appointment or patient that may be booked in the slot (not service type).

Cardinality 0..1
Terminology Binding v2 Appointment Reason Codes ( Preferred )
Type CodeableConcept
Summary true
Slot.schedule
Element Id Slot.schedule
Definition

The schedule resource that this slot defines an interval of status information.

Cardinality 1..1
Type Reference ( Schedule )
Summary true
Slot.status
Element Id Slot.status
Definition

busy | free | busy-unavailable | busy-tentative | entered-in-error.

Cardinality 1..1
Terminology Binding SlotStatus ( Required )
Type code
Summary true
Slot.start
Element Id Slot.start
Definition

Date/Time that the slot is to begin.

Cardinality 1..1
Type instant
Summary true
Slot.end
Element Id Slot.end
Definition

Date/Time that the slot is to conclude.

Cardinality 1..1
Type instant
Summary true
Slot.overbooked
Element Id Slot.overbooked
Definition

This slot has already been overbooked, appointments are unlikely to be accepted for this time.

Cardinality 0..1
Type boolean
Meaning if Missing If overbooked is missing, systems may assume that there are still appointments available
Slot.comment
Element Id Slot.comment
Definition

Comments on the slot to describe any extended information. Such as custom constraints on the slot.

Cardinality 0..1
Type string