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Vocabulary Work Group Maturity Level: 0Informative Use Context: Not Intended for Production use

This is a code system defined by the FHIR project.


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Title:Sample Codes for Security Structural Role

This codeSystem contains example structural roles. In general, two types of roles can be distinguished: structural roles and functional roles. Structural Roles reflect human or organizational categories (hierarchies), and describe prerequisites, feasibilities, or competences for actions. Functional roles are bound to the realization or performance of actions..

OID: (for OID based terminology systems)

This is an example set.

Source ResourceXML / JSON

This Code system is not currently used

This code system defines the following codes:

1regulated-health-professionals Regulated Health ProfessionalsA person who is authorized by a national recognized body to be qualified to perform health services
2  general-medicine General MedicineThe branch of medicine involving the study and treatment of general diseases or those affecting the internal parts of the body, especially those not usually requiring surgical intervention
2  general-nursing General NursingThe branch of healthcare concerned with caring for the sick or injured in any environment.
2  dentist DentistThe specialty relating to the function and diseases of the teeth, mouth, and gums.
2  veterinarian VeterinarianThe specialty relating to non-human subjects.
2  pharmacy PharmacyThe branch of medical science that deals with drugs and their uses.
2  dietician DieticianThe health profession concerned with the practical application of diet in the prophylaxis and treatment of disease.
2  pediatrics PediatricsThe medical specialty concerned with the study of treatment of children in health and disease during development from birth through adolescence.
1non-regulated-health-professionals Non-Regulated health Professionalsperson employed by a healthcare organization who is not a health professional
2  receptionist Receptionist
2  business-manager Business Manager
2  transcriptionist Transcriptionist
2  claims-adjudicator Claims Adjudicator


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

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

LevelA few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. See Code System for further information.
SourceThe source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
CodeThe code (used as the code in the resource instance). If the code is in italics, this indicates that the code is not selectable ('Abstract')
DisplayThe 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
DefinitionAn explanation of the meaning of the concept
CommentsAdditional notes about how to use the code