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CodeSystem: languageAbility

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0403 Version: 2.1.0
Active as of 2019-12-01 Responsible: HL7, Inc Computable Name: LanguageAbility
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.18.252

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Code system of concepts which specify codes that indicate the ability that a Staff Member possesses with respect to the language. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the LAN segment.

Underlying Master Code System for V2 table 0403 (Language Ability)

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


statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statuscodeStatus of the concept
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedcodeVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecated

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0403 defines the following codes:

1 ReadRead
2 WriteWrite
3 SpeakSpeak
4 UnderstandUnderstand
5 SignSign


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