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SPD - specialty description

HL7 Component Table - SPD - specialty description
Seq# Description Implement Flags Cardinality Length C.LEN Vocabulary Data Type
1 Specialty Name = [0..1]  50 ST
2 Governing Board = [0..1]  50 ST
3 Eligible or Certified SHALL [0..1] [1..1]     0337 ID
4 Date of Certification [0..1]     DT

Components: <Specialty Name (ST)> & <Governing Board (ST)> & <Eligible or Certified (ID)> & <Date of Certification (DT)>

Definition: This data type specifies the practitioner’s specialty and related information.

Note: Replaces the CM data type used in PRA-5 as of v 2.5.

SPD-1: Specialty Name (ST)

Definition: Identifies the provider’s specialty.

SPD-2: Governing Board (ST)

Definition: Identifies the governing body providing for the specialty.

SPD-3: Eligible or Certified (ID)

Definition: Specifies the certification status. Refer to HL7 Table 0337 – Certification Status for valid values.

SPD-4: Date of Certification (DT)

Definition: Specifies when certification occurred.