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Iceland

Hjúkrunarfræðingur (Iceland)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Nurse
    harmonised training required here:
    Training of Nurse responsible for general care (Article 31 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Hjúkrunarfræðingur
    Translation(s):
    Nurse responsible for general care (EN)
    Country:
    Iceland
    Region:
    All regions
  • Data

    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General care nurse
    National legislation:
    Act No. 34/2012 on Healthcare Practitioners.
    Qualification level:
    undefined
    Free provision of services:
    No prior check of qualifications
    Useful link:
    http://eng.velferdarraduneyti.is/media/acrobat-enskar_sidur/Healthcare-Practitioners-Act-No-34-2012.pdf
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Hjúkrunarfræðingur ber ábyrgð á þeim forvörnum, ráðgjöf, hjúkrunarfræðilegri greiningu og meðferð sem hann veitir.
    Translation(s):
    A registered nurse is responsible for the preventions, counselling, nursing diagnosis and treatment he/she provides. (EN)
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