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Medicina di emergenza e urgenza (Italy)

  • Generic name of profession

    Doctor of Medicine
    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Medicina di emergenza e urgenza
    Generic category in Annex V: Accident and emergency medicine (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :

    Directive 2005/36/EC

    National legislation:

    DM 01/08/2005

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Doctor in basic and specialised medicine both listed in Annex V
    Qualification level:
    PSM - Diploma from post-secondary level (more than 4 years) , Art. 11 e
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    "Lo specialista in Medicina d’Emergenza-Urgenza possiede conoscenze teoriche, scientifiche e professionali nei campi del primo inquadramento diagnostico (sia intra che extraospedaliero) e il primo trattamento delle urgenze mediche, chirurgiche e traumatologiche; pertanto lo specialista in Medicina d’Emergenza-Urgenza ha le competenze professionali e scientifiche nel campo della fisiopatologia, clinica e terapia delle urgenze ed emergenze mediche, nonché della epidemiologia e della gestione dell'emergenza territoriale onde poter operare con piena autonomia, nel rispetto dei principi etici, nel sistema integrato dell’Emergenza-Urgenza"


    The specialist in Emergency-Urgency Medicine possesses theoretical, scientific and professional knowledge, in the field of the first diagnostic classification (both intra-hospital and outside hospital setting) and initial treatment of medical, surgical and traumatical emergencies; Therefore, the specialist in Emergency-Urgency Medicine has professional and scientifical expertise in the field of pathophysiology, clinical aspects and therapy in urgent and emergency care, as well as in epidemiology and territorial emergency management, in order to be able to operate with full autonomy, in accordance with the ethical principles, in the Integrated Emergency-Urgency care system

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