RM Participations name/role?

Thomas Beale thomas.beale at openehr.org
Wed Nov 23 15:18:07 EST 2016


Ok, sounds like a new need ... Ian, do you want to check if there's a PR 
for that, and if not, add one? This might even be doable in the next 
release.

- thomas


On 23/11/2016 12:47, Ian McNicoll wrote:
> Hi both
>
> Agreed.
>
> Role = pathologist
> Function = macroscopic histopath examination.
>
> Ian.
> On Wed, 23 Nov 2016 at 17:32, Thomas Beale <thomas.beale at openehr.org 
> <mailto:thomas.beale at openehr.org>> wrote:
>
>     Hi Silje,
>
>     The PARTICIPATION class
>     <http://www.openehr.org/releases/RM/latest/docs/common/common.html#_overview_3>
>     has a codable attribute 'function' for this purpose (calling it
>     'function' rather than 'role' came from 13606). It may be that you
>     want to state a 'role' as well, i.e. to say that a certain /kind
>     of person/ is required, and then use function to state the actual
>     function that person is supposed to do in the particular activity
>     in question.
>
>     I would have expected 'function' to be sufficient for your example
>     - just use 2 x other_participations on the OBSERVATION.
>
>     An example of needing both could be something like:
>
>       * role = nurse
>       * function = foley catheterisation
>
>     Currently 'role' is only known in the demographic model, i.e. on
>     the other side of the PARTY_PROXY.external_ref link. It may make
>     sense to add a role attribute to PARTICIPATION at some point if we
>     need to distinguish the type of person (qualification) from what
>     they do in the activity.
>
>     - thomas
>

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