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Italy

Ostetrica (Italy)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Midwife
    harmonised training required here:
    Midwife training (Article 40 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Ostetrica
    Translation(s):
    undefined
    Country:
    Italy
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

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

    D.M. 14 settembre 1994, n. 740

    Useful link:
    http://www.salute.gov.it/portale/temi/p2_5.jsp?lingua=italiano&area=professioni-sanitarie&menu=riconoscimento

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    N/A

    Recognition

     
    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Midwife
    Qualification level:
    undefined
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    No
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
    Yes
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    L'ostetrica/o è l'operatore sanitario che, in possesso del diploma universitario abilitante e dell' iscrizione all' albo professionale, assiste e consiglia la donna nel periodo della gravidanza, durante il parto e nel puerperio, conduce e porta a termine parti eutocici con propria responsabilità e presta assistenza al neonato.

    Translation(s):

    The midwife is a health professional who, in possession of a university degree qualification and an entry to the professional register, assists and advises women during pregnancy, during and immediately after birth, conducts normal births and brings them to an end on their own responsibility and provides assistance to the newborn.

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