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CodeSystem: Education Level

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EducationLevel Version: 2.1.0
Active as of 2019-03-20 Responsible: HL7 Computable Name: EducationLevel
Other Identifiers: id: urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.5.1077

Years of education that a person has completed

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


This code system defines the following properties for its concepts

SpecializesCodingThe child code is a more narrow version of the concept represented by the parent code. I.e. Every child concept is also a valid parent concept. Used to allow determination of subsumption. Must be transitive, irreflexive, antisymmetric.
GeneralizesCodingInverse of Specializes. Only included as a derived relationship.
internalIdhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v3-internal-idcodeThe internal identifier for the concept in the HL7 Access database repository.
statushttp://hl7.org/fhir/concept-properties#statuscodeDesignation of a concept's state. Normally is not populated unless the state is retired.


This case-sensitive code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EducationLevel defines the following codes in a Is-A heirarchy:

ASSOC Associate's or technical degree completeAssociate's or technical degree complete19180active
BD College or baccalaureate degree completeCollege or baccalaureate degree complete19181active
ELEM Elementary SchoolElementary School19176active
GD Graduate or professional Degree completeGraduate or professional Degree complete19183active
HS High School or secondary school degree completeHigh School or secondary school degree complete19178active
PB Some post-baccalaureate educationSome post-baccalaureate education19182active
POSTG Doctoral or post graduate educationDoctoral or post graduate education19184active
SCOL Some College educationSome College education19179active
SEC Some secondary or high school educationSome secondary or high school education19177active


2022-10-18reviseMarc DuteauTSMGFixing missing metadata; up-349
2022-02-17 00:00:32+1100reviseGrahame GrieveVocabulary WGPopulate Missing caseSensitive property; UP-286
2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.