HL7 Terminology
2.0.0 - Publication

This page is part of the HL7 Terminology (v2.0.0: 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

CodeSystem: LanguageAbilityMode


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-LanguageAbilityMode
Status:Active as of 2019-03-20

A value representing the method of expression of the language.

*Example:*Expressed spoken, expressed written, expressed signed, received spoken, received written, received signed.

OpenIssue: Description copied from Concept Domain of same name. Must be verified.

Publisher:Health Level 7
Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.5.60 (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-LanguageAbilityMode defines the following codes:

ESGN Expressed signed12252active
ESP Expressed spoken12250active
EWR Expressed written12251active
RSGN Received signed16139active
RSP Received spoken12253active
RWR Received written12254active


2020-05-06reviseTed KleinVocabulary WGMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.