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registered authorization given to a person in order to allow the person to have or perform specific roles in healthcare


This is a concrete item and can be implemented directly

Term: healthcare professional entitlement; 
Synonym: care professional entitlement; 
Plural: healthcare professional entitlements; 


NOTE 1 Entitlement is usually backed by evidence of having received, or continuously receiving, the necessary qualification, the relevant education and training.

NOTE 2 The official entitlement of a healthcare professional forms the foundation for his/her official duties and rights.


EXAMPLES Diploma, professional registration (e.g. registered nurse).

Required associations

exactly one healthcare professional has one or more healthcare professional entitlements

Optional associations

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