Animal

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A subtype of Living Subject representing any animal-of-interest to the Personnel Management domain. An instance of an animal is uniquely identifiable and, as a result, able to be certified, licensed, or otherwise credentialed by an appropriate Credentialing Authority for the purpose of involvement in one or more healthcare processes. Examples include a German Shepard trained as a seeing eye dog, or a kitten licensed to a patient for comfort therapy.

This glossary item is based on v3. The wording may have been extended by later edits to provide additional detail.