HL7 Terminology
1.0.0 - Publication

This page is part of the HL7 Terminology (v1.0.0: Release) based on FHIR R4. The current version which supercedes this version is 5.2.0. For a full list of available versions, see the Directory of published versions



Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0360

Concepts specifying an educational degree (e.g., MD). Used in the CNN datatype (names and identifiers of clinicians) in Version 2 messaging. Used in Version 2 messaging; note that in releases of HL7 prior to 2.3.1, was also used in person names (XPN), but this use was deprecated, then withdrawn in 2.7.

Publisher:HL7, Inc
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.21.236 (for OID based terminology systems)

Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain

Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle


This value set is not used

Content Logical Definition

Logical Definition (CLD)



This value set contains 61 concepts

Expansion based on degreeLicenseCertificate v2.1.0 (CodeSystem)

All codes from system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0360

PNAdvanced Practice NurseAdvanced Practice Nurse
AASAssociate of Applied ScienceAssociate of Applied Science
AAAssociate of ArtsAssociate of Arts
ABAAssociate of Business AdministrationAssociate of Business Administration
AEAssociate of EngineeringAssociate of Engineering
ASAssociate of ScienceAssociate of Science
BABachelor of ArtsBachelor of Arts
BBABachelor of Business AdministrationBachelor of Business Administration
BEBachelor or EngineeringBachelor or Engineering
BFABachelor of Fine ArtsBachelor of Fine Arts
BNBachelor of NursingBachelor of Nursing
BSBachelor of ScienceBachelor of Science
BSLBachelor of Science - LawBachelor of Science - Law
BSNBachelor on Science - NursingBachelor on Science - Nursing
BTBachelor of TheologyBachelor of Theology
CANPCertified Adult Nurse PractitionerCertified Adult Nurse Practitioner
CMACertified Medical AssistantCertified Medical Assistant
CNPCertified Nurse PractitionerCertified Nurse Practitioner
CNMCertified Nurse MidwifeCertified Nurse Midwife
CRNCertified Registered NurseCertified Registered Nurse
CNSCertified Nurse SpecialistCertified Nurse Specialist
CPNPCertified Pediatric Nurse PractitionerCertified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
CTRCertified Tumor RegistrarCertified Tumor Registrar
DBADoctor of Business AdministrationDoctor of Business Administration
DEDDoctor of EducationDoctor of Education
PharmDDoctor of PharmacyDoctor of Pharmacy
PHEDoctor of EngineeringDoctor of Engineering
PHDDoctor of PhilosophyDoctor of Philosophy
PHSDoctor of ScienceDoctor of Science
MDDoctor of MedicineDoctor of Medicine
DODoctor of OsteopathyDoctor of Osteopathy
EMTEmergency Medical TechnicianEmergency Medical Technician
EMTPEmergency Medical Technician - ParamedicEmergency Medical Technician - Paramedic
FPNPFamily Practice Nurse PractitionerFamily Practice Nurse Practitioner
HSHigh School GraduateHigh School Graduate
JDJuris DoctorJuris Doctor
MAMaster of ArtsMaster of Arts
MBAMaster of Business AdministrationMaster of Business Administration
MCEMaster of Civil EngineeringMaster of Civil Engineering
MDIMaster of DivinityMaster of Divinity
MEDMaster of EducationMaster of Education
MEEMaster of Electrical EngineeringMaster of Electrical Engineering
MEMaster of EngineeringMaster of Engineering
MFAMaster of Fine ArtsMaster of Fine Arts
MMEMaster of Mechanical EngineeringMaster of Mechanical Engineering
MSMaster of ScienceMaster of Science
MSLMaster of Science - LawMaster of Science - Law
MSNMaster of Science - NursingMaster of Science - Nursing
MTHMaster of TheologyMaster of Theology
MDAMedical AssistantMedical Assistant
MTMedical TechnicianMedical Technician
NPNurse PractitionerNurse Practitioner
PAPhysician AssistantPhysician Assistant
RMARegistered Medical AssistantRegistered Medical Assistant
RNRegistered NurseRegistered Nurse
RPHRegistered PharmacistRegistered Pharmacist
SECSecretarial CertificateSecretarial Certificate
TSTrade School GraduateTrade School Graduate

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


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