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Detailed Descriptions for the elements in the EventDefinition resource.

EventDefinition
Element IdEventDefinition
Definition

The EventDefinition resource provides a reusable description of when a particular event can occur.

Short DisplayA description of when an event can occur
Cardinality0..*
TypeMetadataResource
Summaryfalse
Invariants
Defined on this element
cnl-0Warning Name should be usable as an identifier for the module by machine processing applications such as code generationname.exists() implies name.matches('[A-Z]([A-Za-z0-9_]){1,254}')
EventDefinition.url
Element IdEventDefinition.url
Definition

An absolute URI that is used to identify this event definition when it is referenced in a specification, model, design or an instance; also called its canonical identifier. This SHOULD be globally unique and SHOULD be a literal address at which an authoritative instance of this event definition is (or will be) published. This URL can be the target of a canonical reference. It SHALL remain the same when the event definition is stored on different servers.

Short DisplayCanonical identifier for this event definition, represented as a URI (globally unique)
Cardinality0..1
Typeuri
Requirements

Allows the event definition to be referenced by a single globally unique identifier.

Summarytrue
Comments

Can be a urn:uuid: or a urn:oid: but real http: addresses are preferred. Multiple instances may share the same URL if they have a distinct version.

The determination of when to create a new version of a resource (same url, new version) vs. defining a new artifact is up to the author. Considerations for making this decision are found in Technical and Business Versions.

In some cases, the resource can no longer be found at the stated url, but the url itself cannot change. Implementations can use the meta.source element to indicate where the current master source of the resource can be found.

Invariants
Defined on this element
cnl-1Warning URL should not contain | or # - these characters make processing canonical references problematicurl.matches('([^|#])*')
EventDefinition.identifier
Element IdEventDefinition.identifier
Definition

A formal identifier that is used to identify this event definition when it is represented in other formats, or referenced in a specification, model, design or an instance.

Short DisplayAdditional identifier for the event definition
NoteThis is a business identifier, not a resource identifier (see discussion)
Cardinality0..*
TypeIdentifier
Requirements

Allows externally provided and/or usable business identifiers to be easily associated with the module.

Summarytrue
Comments

Typically, this is used for identifiers that can go in an HL7 V3 II (instance identifier) data type, and can then identify this event definition outside of FHIR, where it is not possible to use the logical URI.

EventDefinition.version
Element IdEventDefinition.version
Definition

The identifier that is used to identify this version of the event definition when it is referenced in a specification, model, design or instance. This is an arbitrary value managed by the event definition author and is not expected to be globally unique. For example, it might be a timestamp (e.g. yyyymmdd) if a managed version is not available. There is also no expectation that versions can be placed in a lexicographical sequence.

Short DisplayBusiness version of the event definition
NoteThis is a business versionId, not a resource version id (see discussion)
Cardinality0..1
Typestring
Summarytrue
Comments

There may be different event definition instances that have the same identifier but different versions. The version can be appended to the url in a reference to allow a reference to a particular business version of the event definition with the format [url]|[version]. The version SHOULD NOT contain a '#' - see Business Version.

EventDefinition.name
Element IdEventDefinition.name
Definition

A natural language name identifying the event definition. This name should be usable as an identifier for the module by machine processing applications such as code generation.

Short DisplayName for this event definition (computer friendly)
Cardinality0..1
Typestring
Requirements

Support human navigation and code generation.

Summarytrue
Comments

The name is not expected to be globally unique. The name should be a simple alphanumeric type name to ensure that it is machine-processing friendly.

Invariants
Affect this element
cnl-0Warning Name should be usable as an identifier for the module by machine processing applications such as code generationname.exists() implies name.matches('[A-Z]([A-Za-z0-9_]){1,254}')
EventDefinition.title
Element IdEventDefinition.title
Definition

A short, descriptive, user-friendly title for the event definition.

Short DisplayName for this event definition (human friendly)
Cardinality0..1
Typestring
Summarytrue
Comments

This name does not need to be machine-processing friendly and may contain punctuation, white-space, etc.

EventDefinition.subtitle
Element IdEventDefinition.subtitle
Definition

An explanatory or alternate title for the event definition giving additional information about its content.

Short DisplaySubordinate title of the event definition
Cardinality0..1
Typestring
Summaryfalse
EventDefinition.status
Element IdEventDefinition.status
Definition

The status of this event definition. Enables tracking the life-cycle of the content.

Short Displaydraft | active | retired | unknown
Cardinality1..1
Terminology BindingPublicationStatus (Required)
Typecode
Is Modifiertrue (Reason: This is labeled as "Is Modifier" because applications should not use a retired {{title}} without due consideration)
Summarytrue
Comments

Allows filtering of event definitions that are appropriate for use versus not.

EventDefinition.experimental
Element IdEventDefinition.experimental
Definition

A Boolean value to indicate that this event definition is authored for testing purposes (or education/evaluation/marketing) and is not intended to be used for genuine usage.

Short DisplayFor testing purposes, not real usage
Cardinality0..1
Typeboolean
Meaning if MissingIf absent, this resource is treated as though it is not experimental.
Requirements

Enables experimental content to be developed following the same lifecycle that would be used for a production-level event definition.

Summarytrue
Comments

Allows filtering of event definitions that are appropriate for use versus not.

EventDefinition.subject[x]
Element IdEventDefinition.subject[x]
Definition

A code or group definition that describes the intended subject of the event definition.

Short DisplayType of individual the event definition is focused on
Cardinality0..1
Terminology BindingParticipant Resource Types (Extensible)
TypeCodeableConcept|Reference(Group)
[x] NoteSee Choice of Datatypes for further information about how to use [x]
Meaning if MissingPatient
Summaryfalse
EventDefinition.date
Element IdEventDefinition.date
Definition

The date (and optionally time) when the event definition was published. The date must change when the business version changes and it must change if the status code changes. In addition, it should change when the substantive content of the event definition changes.

Short DisplayDate last changed
Cardinality0..1
TypedateTime
Alternate NamesRevision Date
Summarytrue
Comments

Note that this is not the same as the resource last-modified-date, since the resource may be a secondary representation of the event definition. Additional specific dates may be added as extensions or be found by consulting Provenances associated with past versions of the resource.

EventDefinition.publisher
Element IdEventDefinition.publisher
Definition

The name of the organization or individual responsible for the release and ongoing maintenance of the event definition.

Short DisplayName of the publisher/steward (organization or individual)
Cardinality0..1
Typestring
Requirements

Helps establish the "authority/credibility" of the event definition. May also allow for contact.

Summarytrue
Comments

Usually an organization but may be an individual. The publisher (or steward) of the event definition is the organization or individual primarily responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the event definition. This is not necessarily the same individual or organization that developed and initially authored the content. The publisher is the primary point of contact for questions or issues with the event definition. This item SHOULD be populated unless the information is available from context.

EventDefinition.contact
Element IdEventDefinition.contact
Definition

Contact details to assist a user in finding and communicating with the publisher.

Short DisplayContact details for the publisher
Cardinality0..*
TypeContactDetail
Summarytrue
Comments

May be a web site, an email address, a telephone number, etc.

EventDefinition.description
Element IdEventDefinition.description
Definition

A free text natural language description of the event definition from a consumer's perspective.

Short DisplayNatural language description of the event definition
Cardinality0..1
Typemarkdown
Summaryfalse
Comments

This description can be used to capture details such as comments about misuse, instructions for clinical use and interpretation, literature references, examples from the paper world, etc. It is not a rendering of the event definition as conveyed in the 'text' field of the resource itself. This item SHOULD be populated unless the information is available from context (e.g. the language of the event definition is presumed to be the predominant language in the place the event definition was created).

EventDefinition.useContext
Element IdEventDefinition.useContext
Definition

The content was developed with a focus and intent of supporting the contexts that are listed. These contexts may be general categories (gender, age, ...) or may be references to specific programs (insurance plans, studies, ...) and may be used to assist with indexing and searching for appropriate event definition instances.

Short DisplayThe context that the content is intended to support
Cardinality0..*
TypeUsageContext
Requirements

Assist in searching for appropriate content.

Summarytrue
Comments

When multiple useContexts are specified, there is no expectation that all or any of the contexts apply.

EventDefinition.jurisdiction
Element IdEventDefinition.jurisdiction
Definition

A legal or geographic region in which the event definition is intended to be used.

Short DisplayIntended jurisdiction for event definition (if applicable)
Cardinality0..*
Terminology BindingJurisdiction ValueSet (Extensible)
TypeCodeableConcept
Summarytrue
Comments

It may be possible for the event definition to be used in jurisdictions other than those for which it was originally designed or intended.

EventDefinition.purpose
Element IdEventDefinition.purpose
Definition

Explanation of why this event definition is needed and why it has been designed as it has.

Short DisplayWhy this event definition is defined
Cardinality0..1
Typemarkdown
Summaryfalse
Comments

This element does not describe the usage of the event definition. Instead, it provides traceability of ''why'' the resource is either needed or ''why'' it is defined as it is. This may be used to point to source materials or specifications that drove the structure of this event definition.

EventDefinition.usage
Element IdEventDefinition.usage
Definition

A detailed description of how the event definition is used from a clinical perspective.

Short DisplayDescribes the clinical usage of the event definition
Cardinality0..1
Typestring
Summaryfalse
To DoDoes this apply?
EventDefinition.copyright
Element IdEventDefinition.copyright
Definition

A copyright statement relating to the event definition and/or its contents. Copyright statements are generally legal restrictions on the use and publishing of the event definition.

Short DisplayUse and/or publishing restrictions
Cardinality0..1
Typemarkdown
Requirements

Consumers must be able to determine any legal restrictions on the use of the event definition and/or its content.

Alternate NamesLicense; Restrictions
Summaryfalse
EventDefinition.approvalDate
Element IdEventDefinition.approvalDate
Definition

The date on which the resource content was approved by the publisher. Approval happens once when the content is officially approved for usage.

Short DisplayWhen the event definition was approved by publisher
Cardinality0..1
Typedate
Summarytrue
Comments

The 'date' element may be more recent than the approval date because of minor changes or editorial corrections.

EventDefinition.lastReviewDate
Element IdEventDefinition.lastReviewDate
Definition

The date on which the resource content was last reviewed. Review happens periodically after approval but does not change the original approval date.

Short DisplayWhen the event definition was last reviewed
Cardinality0..1
Typedate
Requirements

Gives a sense of how "current" the content is. Resources that have not been reviewed in a long time may have a risk of being less appropriate/relevant.

Summarytrue
Comments

If specified, this date follows the original approval date.

EventDefinition.effectivePeriod
Element IdEventDefinition.effectivePeriod
Definition

The period during which the event definition content was or is planned to be in active use.

Short DisplayWhen the event definition is expected to be used
Cardinality0..1
TypePeriod
Requirements

Allows establishing a transition before a resource comes into effect and also allows for a sunsetting process when new versions of the event definition are or are expected to be used instead.

Summarytrue
Comments

The effective period for a event definition determines when the content is applicable for usage and is independent of publication and review dates. For example, a measure intended to be used for the year 2016 might be published in 2015.

EventDefinition.topic
Element IdEventDefinition.topic
Definition

Descriptive topics related to the module. Topics provide a high-level categorization of the module that can be useful for filtering and searching.

Short DisplayE.g. Education, Treatment, Assessment, etc.
Cardinality0..*
Terminology BindingDefinitionTopic (Example)
TypeCodeableConcept
Requirements

Repositories must be able to determine how to categorize the module so that it can be found by topical searches.

Summaryfalse
To DoDoes this apply?
EventDefinition.author
Element IdEventDefinition.author
Definition

An individiual or organization primarily involved in the creation and maintenance of the content.

Short DisplayWho authored the content
Cardinality0..*
TypeContactDetail
Summaryfalse
To DoDoes this apply?
EventDefinition.editor
Element IdEventDefinition.editor
Definition

An individual or organization primarily responsible for internal coherence of the content.

Short DisplayWho edited the content
Cardinality0..*
TypeContactDetail
Summaryfalse
To DoDoes this apply?
EventDefinition.reviewer
Element IdEventDefinition.reviewer
Definition

An individual or organization primarily responsible for review of some aspect of the content.

Short DisplayWho reviewed the content
Cardinality0..*
TypeContactDetail
Summaryfalse
To DoDoes this apply?
EventDefinition.endorser
Element IdEventDefinition.endorser
Definition

An individual or organization responsible for officially endorsing the content for use in some setting.

Short DisplayWho endorsed the content
Cardinality0..*
TypeContactDetail
Summaryfalse
To DoDoes this apply?
EventDefinition.relatedArtifact
Element IdEventDefinition.relatedArtifact
Definition

Related resources such as additional documentation, justification, or bibliographic references.

Short DisplayAdditional documentation, citations, etc.
Cardinality0..*
TypeRelatedArtifact
Requirements

Modules must be able to provide enough information for consumers of the content (and/or interventions or results produced by the content) to be able to determine and understand the justification for and evidence in support of the content.

Summaryfalse
Comments

Each related resource is either an attachment, or a reference to another resource, but not both.

To DoDoes this apply?
EventDefinition.trigger
Element IdEventDefinition.trigger
Definition

The trigger element defines when the event occurs. If more than one trigger condition is specified, the event fires whenever any one of the trigger conditions is met.

Short Display"when" the event occurs (multiple = 'or')
Cardinality1..*
TypeTriggerDefinition
Summarytrue