DaVinci PDEX Plan Net
0.2.0 - STU1

DaVinci PDEX Plan Net, published by HL7 Financial Management Working Group. This is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 0.2.0). This version is based on the current content of https://github.com/HL7/davinci-pdex-plan-net/ and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

ValueSet: Language Proficiency


Defining URL:http://hl7.org/fhir/us/davinci-pdex-plan-net/ValueSet/LanguageProficiencyVS
Title:Language Proficiency

Codes for documenting spoken language proficiency based on the Interagency Language Roundtable scale of abilities to communicate in a language.

Publisher:HL7 Financial Management Working Group
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle


Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 6 concepts

Expansion based on Language Proficiency v0.2.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes from system http://hl7.org/fhir/us/davinci-pdex-plan-net/CodeSystem/LanguageProficiencyCS

00No proficiencyUnable to function in the spoken language.
10Elementary proficiencyAble to satisfy minimum courtesy requirements and maintain very simple face-to-face conversations on familiar topics. A native speaker must often use slowed speech, repetition, paraphrase, or a combination of these to be understood by this individual.
20Limited working proficiencyAble to satisfy routine social demands and limited work requirements.
30General professional proficiencyAble to speak the language with sufficient structural accuracy and vocabulary to participate effectively in most formal and informal conversations in practical, social and professional topics.
40Advanced professional proficiencyAble to use the language fluently and accurately on all levels normally pertinent to professional needs.
50Functional native proficiencySpeaking proficiency is functionally equivalent to that of a highly articulate well-educated native speaker and reflects the cultural standards of the country where the language is natively spoken.

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
Source 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