Navigation path

Search

Regulated profession

Back to homepage Back to previous screen
Italy

Geriatria (Italy)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Doctor of Medicine
    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Geriatria
    Translation(s):
    Generic category in Annex V: Geriatrics (EN)
    Country:
    Italy
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

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

    DM 01/08/2005

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

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities

    Recognition

     
    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:
    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:

    Lo Specialista in Geriatria possiede conoscenze teoriche, scientifiche e professionali: della cura del paziente anziano in tutti i suoi aspetti; dei processi di invecchiamento normale e patologico e della condizione di fragilità e disabilità dell’anziano; di demografia ed epidemiologia dell’invecchiamento; della fisiopatologia, della clinica e del trattamento delle malattie acute e croniche dell’anziano e delle grandi sindromi geriatriche; della medicina preventiva, della riabilitazione e delle cure palliative per il paziente anziano; delle metodiche di valutazione e di intervento multidimensionale nell’anziano in tutti i nodi della rete dei servizi, acquisendo anche la capacità di coordinare l’intervento interdisciplinare nell’ambito dell’unità valutativa geriatrica.

    Translation(s):

    The Specialist in Geriatrics has theoretical, scientific and professional knowledge of: the care of the elderly patient in all its aspects; of normal and pathological aging processes and the condition of frailty and disability of the elderly; demography and epidemiology of aging; the pathophysiology, clinical aspects and treatment of acute and chronic diseases of the elderly and principal geriatric syndromes; of preventive medicine, rehabilitation and palliative care for the elderly patient; methods of assessment and multi-dimensional intervention with the elderly in all main points of the services networks, acquiring also the ability to coordinate interdisciplinary action within geriatric assessment unit

    (EN)
The database contains information on regulated professions, statistics on migrating professionals,contact points and competent authorities, as provided by EU Member States, EEA countries and Switzerland.
Each country is responsible for updating information, on its regulated professions, competent authorities and statistics.
The Commission cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of the information. However, if errors are brought to its attention, the Commission undertakes to correct them, if deemed appropriate.