Clinical Document Architecture V2.1
2.1.0 - CI Build

Clinical Document Architecture V2.1, published by Health Level 7. This is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 2.1.0). This version is based on the current content of and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

StructureDefinition: CDAR2.ServiceEvent

This class represents the main Act, such as a colonoscopy or an appendectomy, being documented. In some cases, the ServiceEvent is inherent in the ClinicalDocument.code, such as where ClinicalDocument.code is “History and Physical Report” and the procedure being documented is a “History and Physical” act. A ServiceEvent can further specialize the act inherent in the ClinicalDocument.code, such as where the ClinicalDocument.code is simply “Procedure Report” and the procedure was a “colonoscopy”. If ServiceEvent is included, it must be equivalent to or further specialize the value inherent in the ClinicalDocument.code, and shall not conflict with the value inherent in the ClinicalDocument.code, as such a conflict would constitute an ambiguous situation. ServiceEvent.effectiveTime can be used to indicate the time the actual event (as opposed to the encounter surrounding the event) took place.

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Mandatory: 0 element (4 nested mandatory elements)
Fixed Value: 1 element


Other representations of profile: Schematron

Terminology Bindings

Terminology Bindings

PathConformanceValueSet / Code
ServiceEvent.moodCoderequiredFixed Value: EVN