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Arzt für Allgemeinmedidzin (Austria)

  • Generic name of profession

    Doctor of Medicine
    harmonised training required here:
    Training in General Medical Practice (Article 28 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Arzt für Allgemeinmedidzin
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:

    Ärztegesetz 1998, BGBl. I Nr. 169/1998

    ÄAO 2015, BGBl. II Nr. 147/2015

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    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities and protected title


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Doctor in Basic medicine and General medical practice
    Qualification level:
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Das Aufgabengebiet des Arztes für Allgemeinmedizin umfasst die medizinische Betreuung des gesamten menschlichen Lebensbereiches, insbesondere die diesbezügliche Gesundheitsförderung, Krankheitserkennung und Krankenbehandlung aller Personen, unabhängig von Alter, Geschlecht und Art der Gesundheitsstörung.


    The field of activities of general practitioners covers the provision of medical care related to all aspects of human life, in particular human health promotion, diagnosis and treatment of diseases for all persons regardless of their age, sex or type of health problem.

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