HL7® FHIR® New Zealand Base Implementation Guide
1.0.0 - Release

HL7® FHIR® New Zealand Base Implementation Guide, published by HL7 New Zealand

ValueSet: Scope of practice

Official URL: https://nzhts.digital.health.nz/fhir/ValueSet/practitioner-scope-of-practice-code Version: 1.0.0
Active as of 2022-07-19 Realm: NZ Computable Name: PractitionerScopeOfPractice

A coded type for professional scope of practice.


Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 113 concepts

Expansion based on Scope of practice v1.0.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes in this table are from the system https://standards.digital.health.nz/ns/practitioner-scope-of-practice-code

  DEAAAdministering Local Anaesthetic in Dental Hygiene Practice
  DEACAdult Care in Dental Therapy Practice
  DECDClinical Dental Technology Practice
  DEDADental Auxiliary Practice
  DEDHDental Hygiene Practice
  DEDRDiagnostic Radiography in Dental Therapy Practice
  DEDTDental Technology Practice
  DEENEndodontic Specialists
  DEEOExtra Oral Radiography Practice in Dental Hygiene, Dental Auxiliary and Orthodontic Auxiliary Practice
  DEGDGeneral Dental Therapy Practice
  DEIAImplant over dentures in clinical dental technology practice
  DEIOIntra Oral Radiography in Dental Hygiene, Dental Auxiliary and Orthodontic Auxiliary Practice
  DENTGeneral Dental Practice
  DEOAOrthodontic Auxiliary Practice
  DEOMOral Medicine Specialists
  DEOPOral Pathology Specialists
  DEOROral and Maxillofacial Surgery Specialists
  DEOSOral Surgery Specialists
  DEPAPaediatric Dentistry Specialists
  DEPDPulpotomies in Dental Therapy Practice
  DEPEPeriodontic Specialists
  DEPHPublic Health Dentistry (or Community Dentistry) Specialists
  DEPSProsthodontic Specialists
  DERDRadiography in Dental Therapy Practice
  DERERestorative Dentistry Specialists
  DESNSpecial Needs Dentistry Specialists
  DESPOrthodontic Specialists
  DESSStainless Steel Crowns in Dental Therapy Practice
  DEUOUndertaking Orthodontic Procedures in Dental Hygiene Practice
  LTATAnaesthetic Technician
  LTPAMedical Laboratory Pre-Analytical Technician
  LTLSMedical Laboratory Scientist
  LTLTMedical Laboratory Technician
  MCAMVocational Scope of Accident and Medical Practice
  MCANVocational Scope of Anaesthesia
  MCAPVocational Scope of Pain Medicine
  MCBMVocational Scope of Breast Medicine
  MCCGVocational Scope of Clinical Genetics
  MCCSVocational Scope of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  MCDEVocational Scope of Dermatology
  MCDIVocational Scope of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
  MCEMVocational Scope of Emergency Medicine
  MCFPVocational Scope of Family Planning/Reproductive Health
  MCGEGeneral Scope of Practice
  MCGPVocational Scope of General Practice
  MCGSVocational Scope of General Surgery
  MCICVocational Scope of Intensive Care Medicine
  MCIMVocational Scope of Internal Medicine
  MCMAVocational Scope of Medical Administration
  MCMMVocational Scope of Musculoskeletal Medicine
  MCNSVocational Scope of Neurosurgery
  MCOGVocational Scope of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  MCOHVocational Scope of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
  MCOMVocational Scope of Occupational Medicine
  MCOPVocational Scope of Ophthalmology
  MCORVocational Scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  MCOSVocational Scope of Orthopaedic Surgery
  MCPAVocational Scope of Pathology
  MCPEVocational Scope of Paediatrics
  MCPGProvisional General Scope of Practice
  MCPHVocational Scope of Public Health Medicine
  MCPMVocational Scope of Palliative Medicine
  MCPRVocational Scope of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  MCPSVocational Scope of Paediatric Surgery
  MCPVProvisional Vocational Scope of Practice
  MCPYVocational Scope of Psychiatry
  MCRHVocational Scope of Rural Hospital Medicine
  MCRMVocational Scope of Rehabilitation Medicine
  MCROVocational Scope of Radiation Oncology
  MCSHVocational Scope of Sexual Health Medicine
  MCSMVocational Scope of Sports Medicine
  MCSPSpecial Purpose Scope of Practice
  MCTRMedical Council Temporary Registration
  MCURVocational Scope of Urology
  MCVOVocational Scope of Practice
  MCVSVocational Scope of Vascular Surgery
  NCENEnrolled Nurse
  NCNANurse Assistant
  NCNPNurse Practitioner
  NCRNRegistered Nurse
  OCCTOccupational Therapist
  OPDIOptical Dispensing (Dispensing Optician)
  OPEDEducator in Optometry (Educator Optometrist)
  OPETEducator in Optometry (TPA Endorsement) (Educator Optometrist with Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents (TPA) Endorsement)
  OPTEOptometry (TPA Endorsement) (Optometrist with Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents (TPA) Endorsement)
  OPTPOptometry (Optometrist)
  PHINIntern Pharmacist
  PHPPPharmacist Prescriber
  PODPPodiatric Prescriber
  PODRPodiatric Radiographic Imager
  PODSPodiatric Surgeon
  POVDVisiting Podiatrist Educator/Presenter
  PSCEClinical and Educational
  PSCLClinical Psychologist
  PSCOCounselling Psychologist
  PSEDEducational Psychologist
  PSITTrainee or Intern Psychologist
  RTMRMagnetic Resonance Technologist
  RTMTNuclear Medicine Technologist
  RTRTRadiation Therapist
  RTTEMedical Radiation Technologist
  RTTMTrainee Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist
  RTTNTrainee Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  RTTSTrainee Sonographer

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