HL7 Terminology (THO)
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HL7 Terminology (THO), published by HL7 International - Vocabulary Work Group. This is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 3.1.5). This version is based on the current content of https://github.com/HL7/UTG/ and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

ValueSet: hl7VS-degreeLicenseCertificate

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0360 Version: 2.0.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: Hl7VSDegreeLicenseCertificate
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.21.236

Copyright/Legal: Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain

Concepts specifying an educational degree (e.g., MD). Used in the CNN datatype (names and identifiers of clinicians) in Version 2 messaging. Used in Version 2 messaging; note that in releases of HL7 prior to 2.3.1, was also used in person names (XPN), but this use was deprecated, then withdrawn in 2.7.


This value set is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 61 concepts

Expansion based on degreeLicenseCertificate v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0360

  PNAdvanced Practice NurseAdvanced Practice Nurse
  AASAssociate of Applied ScienceAssociate of Applied Science
  AAAssociate of ArtsAssociate of Arts
  ABAAssociate of Business AdministrationAssociate of Business Administration
  AEAssociate of EngineeringAssociate of Engineering
  ASAssociate of ScienceAssociate of Science
  BABachelor of ArtsBachelor of Arts
  BBABachelor of Business AdministrationBachelor of Business Administration
  BEBachelor or EngineeringBachelor or Engineering
  BFABachelor of Fine ArtsBachelor of Fine Arts
  BNBachelor of NursingBachelor of Nursing
  BSBachelor of ScienceBachelor of Science
  BSLBachelor of Science - LawBachelor of Science - Law
  BSNBachelor on Science - NursingBachelor on Science - Nursing
  BTBachelor of TheologyBachelor of Theology
  CANPCertified Adult Nurse PractitionerCertified Adult Nurse Practitioner
  CMACertified Medical AssistantCertified Medical Assistant
  CNPCertified Nurse PractitionerCertified Nurse Practitioner
  CNMCertified Nurse MidwifeCertified Nurse Midwife
  CRNCertified Registered NurseCertified Registered Nurse
  CNSCertified Nurse SpecialistCertified Nurse Specialist
  CPNPCertified Pediatric Nurse PractitionerCertified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  CTRCertified Tumor RegistrarCertified Tumor Registrar
  DBADoctor of Business AdministrationDoctor of Business Administration
  DEDDoctor of EducationDoctor of Education
  PharmDDoctor of PharmacyDoctor of Pharmacy
  PHEDoctor of EngineeringDoctor of Engineering
  PHDDoctor of PhilosophyDoctor of Philosophy
  PHSDoctor of ScienceDoctor of Science
  MDDoctor of MedicineDoctor of Medicine
  DODoctor of OsteopathyDoctor of Osteopathy
  EMTEmergency Medical TechnicianEmergency Medical Technician
  EMTPEmergency Medical Technician - ParamedicEmergency Medical Technician - Paramedic
  FPNPFamily Practice Nurse PractitionerFamily Practice Nurse Practitioner
  HSHigh School GraduateHigh School Graduate
  JDJuris DoctorJuris Doctor
  MAMaster of ArtsMaster of Arts
  MBAMaster of Business AdministrationMaster of Business Administration
  MCEMaster of Civil EngineeringMaster of Civil Engineering
  MDIMaster of DivinityMaster of Divinity
  MEDMaster of EducationMaster of Education
  MEEMaster of Electrical EngineeringMaster of Electrical Engineering
  MEMaster of EngineeringMaster of Engineering
  MFAMaster of Fine ArtsMaster of Fine Arts
  MMEMaster of Mechanical EngineeringMaster of Mechanical Engineering
  MSMaster of ScienceMaster of Science
  MSLMaster of Science - LawMaster of Science - Law
  MSNMaster of Science - NursingMaster of Science - Nursing
  MTHMaster of TheologyMaster of Theology
  MDAMedical AssistantMedical Assistant
  MTMedical TechnicianMedical Technician
  NPNurse PractitionerNurse Practitioner
  PAPhysician AssistantPhysician Assistant
  RMARegistered Medical AssistantRegistered Medical Assistant
  RNRegistered NurseRegistered Nurse
  RPHRegistered PharmacistRegistered Pharmacist
  SECSecretarial CertificateSecretarial Certificate
  TSTrade School GraduateTrade School Graduate

Explanation of the columns that may appear on this page:

Level A few code lists that FHIR defines are hierarchical - each code is assigned a level. In this scheme, some codes are under other codes, and imply that the code they are under also applies
System The source of the definition of the code (when the value set draws in codes defined elsewhere)
Code The code (used as the code in the resource instance)
Display The 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
Definition An explanation of the meaning of the concept
Comments Additional notes about how to use the code


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