HL7 Terminology
2.0.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: Education Level


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EducationLevel
Title:Education Level
Status:Active as of 2019-03-20

Years of education that a person has completed

Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.5.1077 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:


SpecializesThe child code is a more narrow version of the concept represented by the parent code. I.e. Every child concept is also a valid parent concept. Used to allow determination of subsumption. Must be transitive, irreflexive, antisymmetric.Coding
GeneralizesInverse of Specializes. Only included as a derived relationship.Coding
internalIdhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v3-internal-idThe internal identifier for the concept in the HL7 Access database repository.code
statushttp://hl7.org/fhir/concept-properties#statusDesignation of a concept's state. Normally is not populated unless the state is retired.code

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EducationLevel defines the following codes:

ASSOC Associate's or technical degree completeAssociate's or technical degree complete19180active
BD College or baccalaureate degree completeCollege or baccalaureate degree complete19181active
ELEM Elementary SchoolElementary School19176active
GD Graduate or professional Degree completeGraduate or professional Degree complete19183active
HS High School or secondary school degree completeHigh School or secondary school degree complete19178active
PB Some post-baccalaureate educationSome post-baccalaureate education19182active
POSTG Doctoral or post graduate educationDoctoral or post graduate education19184active
SCOL Some College educationSome College education19179active
SEC Some secondary or high school educationSome secondary or high school education19177active


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