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Malattie dell'apparato cardiovascolare (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 cardiovascolare
    Generic category in Annex V: Cardiology (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 Cardiovascolare possiede conoscenze teoriche, scientifiche e professionali nel campo della fisiopatologia, clinica e terapia delle malattie cardiovascolari comprendenti anche le cardiopatie congenite. Sono specifici ambiti di competenza la fisiopatologia e clinica dell’apparato cardiovascolare, la semeiotica funzionale e strumentale, la metodologia clinica, comprese le metodologie comportamentali nelle sindromi acute e in situazioni di emergenza-urgenza, la diagnostica strumentale invasiva e non invasiva, la terapia farmacologica ed interventistica, nonché gli interventi di prevenzione primaria e i programmi riabilitativo-occipazionali."


    The specialist in Cardiovascular Diseases possesses theoretical, scientific and professional knowledge in the field of pathophysiology, clinical aspects and therapy of cardiovascular diseases including congenital heart diseases. Their specific areas of expertise are: pathophysiology and clinical aspects of the cardiovascular system, functional and instrumental semiotics, clinical methodology including the behavioral methodologies concerning acute syndromes and in situations of urgency and emergency, invasive and non-invasive instrumental diagnostics, interventions and drug therapy, interventions concerning primary prevention and rehabilitation-occupational programmes.

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