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Extension: US Core Gender Identity Extension

Official URL: http://hl7.org/fhir/us/core/StructureDefinition/us-core-genderIdentity Version: 6.0.0-preview
Active as of 2022-11-17 Computable Name: USCoreGenderIdentityExtension

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An individual’s personal sense of being a man, woman, boy, girl, nonbinary, or something else. This represents an individual’s identity, ascertained by asking them what that identity is. This extension is a copy of the FHIR R5 genderIdentity extension and may be superseded by it in futures versions of FHIR R5-based US Core.

Complies with USCDI v2+

Context of Use

This extension may be used on the following element(s):

  • Element ID Patient
  • Element ID RelatedPerson
  • Element ID Person
  • Element ID Practitioner

Profile specific implementation guidance

  • This extension provides concepts to describe the gender a person identifies as. This extension is not used to describe a person’s sexual orientation (who they are attracted to).
  • The concepts included here are from the HL7 Gender Harmony Project which is modeling gender and sex information data elements, value sets, code systems.

  • A gender-identity search parameter has been defined for this extension. However, there are no gender-identity search requirements for the client or server.

Usage info

Usage:

Formal Views of Extension Content

Description of Profiles, Differentials, Snapshots, and how the XML and JSON presentations work.

This structure is derived from Extension

Summary

Mandatory: 2 elements (1 nested mandatory element)
Fixed Value: 3 elements
Prohibited: 3 elements

This structure is derived from Extension

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Extension 0..*ExtensionThe individual's gender identity
... extension:value 1..1ExtensionThe individual's gender identity
.... extension 0..0
.... url 1..1uri"value"
.... value[x] 1..1CodeableConceptValue of extension
Binding: Gender Identity (extensible)
... extension:period 0..1ExtensionThe time period during which the gender identity applies to the individual
.... extension 0..0
.... url 1..1uri"period"
.... value[x] 1..1PeriodValue of extension
... url 1..1uri"http://hl7.org/fhir/us/core/StructureDefinition/us-core-genderIdentity"
... value[x] 0..0

doco Documentation for this format
NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Extension 0..*ExtensionThe individual's gender identity
... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
... extension:value 1..1ExtensionThe individual's gender identity
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... extension 0..0
.... url 1..1uri"value"
.... value[x] 1..1CodeableConceptValue of extension
Binding: Gender Identity (extensible)
... extension:period 0..1ExtensionThe time period during which the gender identity applies to the individual
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... extension 0..0
.... url 1..1uri"period"
.... value[x] 1..1PeriodValue of extension
... url 1..1uri"http://hl7.org/fhir/us/core/StructureDefinition/us-core-genderIdentity"

doco Documentation for this format

This structure is derived from Extension

Summary

Mandatory: 2 elements (1 nested mandatory element)
Fixed Value: 3 elements
Prohibited: 3 elements

Differential View

This structure is derived from Extension

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Extension 0..*ExtensionThe individual's gender identity
... extension:value 1..1ExtensionThe individual's gender identity
.... extension 0..0
.... url 1..1uri"value"
.... value[x] 1..1CodeableConceptValue of extension
Binding: Gender Identity (extensible)
... extension:period 0..1ExtensionThe time period during which the gender identity applies to the individual
.... extension 0..0
.... url 1..1uri"period"
.... value[x] 1..1PeriodValue of extension
... url 1..1uri"http://hl7.org/fhir/us/core/StructureDefinition/us-core-genderIdentity"
... value[x] 0..0

doco Documentation for this format

Snapshot View

NameFlagsCard.TypeDescription & Constraintsdoco
.. Extension 0..*ExtensionThe individual's gender identity
... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
... Slices for extension 0..*ExtensionAdditional content defined by implementations
Slice: Unordered, Open by value:url
... extension:value 1..1ExtensionThe individual's gender identity
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... extension 0..0
.... url 1..1uri"value"
.... value[x] 1..1CodeableConceptValue of extension
Binding: Gender Identity (extensible)
... extension:period 0..1ExtensionThe time period during which the gender identity applies to the individual
.... id 0..1stringUnique id for inter-element referencing
.... extension 0..0
.... url 1..1uri"period"
.... value[x] 1..1PeriodValue of extension
... url 1..1uri"http://hl7.org/fhir/us/core/StructureDefinition/us-core-genderIdentity"

doco Documentation for this format

 

Other representations of profile: CSV, Excel, Schematron

Terminology Bindings

PathConformanceValueSet
Extension.extension:value.value[x]extensibleGender Identity