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Malattie dell'apparato respiratorio (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:
    Malattie dell'apparato respiratorio
    Generic category in Annex V: Respiratory 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 Malattie dell'Apparato Respiratorio possiede conoscenze teoriche, scientifiche e professionali nel campo della fisiopatologia, clinica e terapia delle malattie dell'apparato respiratorio, della tubercolosi e delle allergopatie respiratorie. Sono ambiti di competenza specifica la prevenzione, la fisiopatologia, la semeiotica fisica e strumentale, la metodologia clinica, la patologia, la diagnostica e la terapia endoscopica, la terapia farmacologica e strumentale, la ventilazione meccanica, la terapia intensiva e la riabilitazione delle malattie dell'apparato respiratorio."


    A specialist in Respiratory Diseases possesses theoretical, scientific and professional knowledge in the field of pathophysiology, clinical aspects and treatment of respiratory diseases, tuberculosis and respiratory allergies. Areas of specific expertise: prevention, pathophysiology, physical and instrumental symptomatology, clinical methodology, pathology, diagnosis and endoscopic therapy, drug and instrumental therapy, mechanical ventilation, intensive care and rehabilitation of diseases of the respiratory system.

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