FHIR Release 3 (STU) 5 Preview #3
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4.3.1.432 4.4.1.435 Value Set http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/practitioner-specialty

Patient Care Administration Work Group   Maturity Level : 1 0 Informative Use Context : Not Intended for Production use Any

This is a value set defined by the FHIR project.

Summary

Defining URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/ValueSet/practitioner-specialty
Version: 4.5.0
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: Patient Administration Work Group
OID: 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.432 2.16.840.1.113883.4.642.3.441 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource XML / JSON

This value set is used in the following places:

  • CodeSystem: This value set is the designated 'entire code system' value set for PractitionerSpecialty
  • ReferralRequest.specialty ( Example )

This value set includes codes from the following code systems:

 

This expansion generated 19 Apr 2017 25 Sep 2020


This value set contains 5 concepts

Expansion based on http://hl7.org/fhir/practitioner-specialty version 3.0.2 Practitioner specialty v4.5.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes from system http://hl7.org/fhir/practitioner-specialty

Code Display Definition
cardio Cardiologist
dent Dentist
dietary Dietary consultant
midw Midwife
sysarch Systems architect

 

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Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level Lvl A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes For value sets, levels are under other codes, and imply that the mostly used to organize codes for user convenience, but may follow code they are under also applies system hierarchy - 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