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Finland

Farmaseutti / farmaceut (Finland)

  • Legal information

    Regulation  
    Type of regulation: Reserves of activities and protected title
  • Reserved activities

     
    Reserved activities :

    Dispenser is a legally protected title. Dispensers should be qualified and competent in their field of work. Qualification is achieved by training and is demonstrated by registration. The activities of a dispenser can include undertaking any work or giving any advice in relation to the preparation, assembly, dispensing, sale, supply or use of medicines. A dispenser works under the supervision, direction or guidance of a pharmacist.

    (EN)
    Translation(s) :

    Dispenser is a legally protected title. Dispensers should be qualified and competent in their field of work. Qualification is achieved by training and is demonstrated by registration. The activities of a dispenser can include undertaking any work or giving any advice in relation to the preparation, assembly, dispensing, sale, supply or use of medicines. A dispenser works under the supervision, direction or guidance of a pharmacist.

    (EN)
  • Qualification entry #1

    Method to obtain qualifications: General post-secondary education
    Most common path to obtain qualification: General post-secondary education
    Duration of education/training programme: 180.0 ECTS
    Existence of mandatory traineeship: Yes
    Existence of State exam to access the profession: No
  • Restrictions

    Mandatory registration in professional bodies: Yes
    Limitations to the number of licenses granted: No
    Existence of territorial restrictions: No
    Restriction on the corporate form/type of entity to be used to exercise related activities: No
    Restrictions related to shareholding or voting rights: No
  • Joint practices and insurance

    Prohibitions on joint practices: Unanswered
    Requirement for professional indemnity insurance: Unanswered
    Insurance requirement applying for cross-border: Unanswered
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