HL7® FHIR® New Zealand Base Implementation Guide
3.1.0 - Draft

HL7® FHIR® New Zealand Base Implementation Guide, published by HL7 New Zealand. This guide is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 3.1.0 built by the FHIR (HL7® FHIR® Standard) CI Build. This version is based on the current content of https://github.com/HL7NZ/nzbase/ and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

CodeSystem: Scope of practice

Official URL: https://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/practitioner-scope-of-practice-code Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2023-11-22 Realm: New Zealand flag Computable Name: ScopeOfPractice

A classification of the type or range of health services that a practitioner is authorised to provide, as determined by the Responsible Authority or other statutory authority (e.g. PHARMAC), that is, what the practitioner can or cannot do. It includes Scope of Practice as defined by the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003, any special authorisations granted, and any conditions or limitations imposed by the Responsible Authority.

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:

This case-sensitive code system https://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/practitioner-scope-of-practice-code defines the following codes:

CHIR Chiropractor
DEAC Adult Care in Dental Therapy Practice
DECD Clinical Dental Technology Practice
DEDH Dental Hygiene Practice
DEDT Dental Technology Practice
DEEN Endodontic Specialists
DEGD General Dental Therapy Practice
DEIA Implant over dentures in clinical dental technology practice
DENT General Dental Practice
DEOA Orthodontic Auxiliary Practice
DEOM Oral Medicine Specialists
DEOP Oral Pathology Specialists
DEOR Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Specialists
DEOS Oral Surgery Specialists
DEPA Paediatric Dentistry Specialists
DEPE Periodontic Specialists
DEPH Public Health Dentistry (or Community Dentistry) Specialists
DEPS Prosthodontic Specialists
DERE Restorative Dentistry Specialists
DESN Special Needs Dentistry Specialists
DESP Orthodontic Specialists
DIET Dietitian
LTAT Anaesthetic Technician
LTPA Medical Laboratory Pre-Analytical Technician
LTLS Medical Laboratory Scientist
LTLT Medical Laboratory Technician
MCAM Vocational Scope of Accident and Medical Practice
MCAN Vocational Scope of Anaesthesia
MCAP Vocational Scope of Pain Medicine
MCBM Vocational Scope of Breast Medicine
MCCG Vocational Scope of Clinical Genetics
MCCS Vocational Scope of Cardiothoracic Surgery
MCDE Vocational Scope of Dermatology
MCDI Vocational Scope of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
MCEM Vocational Scope of Emergency Medicine
MCFP Vocational Scope of Family Planning/Reproductive Health
MCGE General Scope of Practice
MCGP Vocational Scope of General Practice
MCGS Vocational Scope of General Surgery
MCIC Vocational Scope of Intensive Care Medicine
MCIM Vocational Scope of Internal Medicine
MCMA Vocational Scope of Medical Administration
MCMM Vocational Scope of Musculoskeletal Medicine
MCNS Vocational Scope of Neurosurgery
MCOG Vocational Scope of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
MCOH Vocational Scope of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
MCOM Vocational Scope of Occupational Medicine
MCOP Vocational Scope of Ophthalmology
MCOR Vocational Scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
MCOS Vocational Scope of Orthopaedic Surgery
MCPA Vocational Scope of Pathology
MCPE Vocational Scope of Paediatrics
MCPG Provisional General Scope of Practice
MCPH Vocational Scope of Public Health Medicine
MCPM Vocational Scope of Palliative Medicine
MCPR Vocational Scope of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
MCPS Vocational Scope of Paediatric Surgery
MCPV Provisional Vocational Scope of Practice
MCPY Vocational Scope of Psychiatry
MCRH Vocational Scope of Rural Hospital Medicine
MCRM Vocational Scope of Rehabilitation Medicine
MCRO Vocational Scope of Radiation Oncology
MCSH Vocational Scope of Sexual Health Medicine
MCSM Vocational Scope of Sports Medicine
MCSP Special Purpose Scope of Practice
MCTR Medical Council Temporary Registration
MCUR Vocational Scope of Urology
MCVO Vocational Scope of Practice
MCVS Vocational Scope of Vascular Surgery
MWIF Midwife
NCEN Enrolled Nurse
NCNA Nurse Assistant
NCNP Nurse Practitioner
NCRN Registered Nurse
OCCT Occupational Therapist
OPDI Optical Dispensing (Dispensing Optician)
OPED Educator in Optometry (Educator Optometrist)
OPET Educator in Optometry (TPA Endorsement) (Educator Optometrist with Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents (TPA) Endorsement)
OPTP Optometry (Optometrist)
OSTE Osteopath
PHAR Pharmacist
PHIN Intern Pharmacist
PHPP Pharmacist Prescriber
PHSO Physiotherapist
PODI Podiatrist
PODP Podiatric Prescriber
PODR Podiatric Radiographic Imager
PODS Podiatric Surgeon
POVD Visiting Podiatrist Educator/Presenter
PSCE Clinical and Educational
PSCL Clinical Psychologist
PSCO Counselling Psychologist
PSED Educational Psychologist
PSIT Trainee or Intern Psychologist
PSYC Psychologist
RTMR Magnetic Resonance Technologist
RTMS Sonographer
RTMT Nuclear Medicine Technologist
RTRT Radiation Therapist
RTTE Medical Radiation Technologist
RTTM Trainee Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist
RTTN Trainee Nuclear Medicine Technologist
RTTS Trainee Sonographer
DEOH Oral Health Practice
OPLS Ophthalmic Laser Surgeries
OPPO Provisional Optometrist
OSCA Osteopath -Child and Adolescent Health
OSED Osteopath - Educator
OSGE Osteopath -Gerontology
OSPM Osteopath -Pain Management
OSSP Osteopath - Special Purpose
OSTO Trainee Osteopath
OSVO Visiting Osteopath Presenter
OSWA Osteopath -Western Medical Acupuncture
PAPS Paramedic
PBCA Psychotherapist with Child and Adolescent Specialism
PBIN Interim Psychotherapist
PBPS Psychotherapist
PSHE Health Psychologist
PSNE Neuropsychologist