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Medicina interna (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 interna
    Generic category in Annex V: General (internal) 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:
    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:

    "Lo Specialista in Medicina Interna possiede le conoscenze teoriche, scientifiche e professionali nei campi della fisiopatologia medica, della semeiotica medica funzionale e strumentale, della metodologia clinica, della medicina basata sulle evidenze, della clinica medica generale e della terapia medica con specifica competenza nella medicina d’urgenza e pronto soccorso, geriatria e gerontologia, allergologia e immunologia clinica."


    The specialist in Internal Medicine possesses the theoretical, scientific and professional knowledge in the areas of medical pathophysiology, the functional and instrumental medical symptomatology, clinical methodology, evidence-based medicine, general medical clinical aspects and medical therapy, with specific expertise in urgency and emergency medicine, geriatrics and gerontology, allergology and clinical Immunology.

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