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Puéricultrice (France)

  • Generic name of profession

    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist nurse training (national training requirements)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Pediatric nurse / Children's nurse (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:
    Dans le code de la santé publique, les articles L4311-1 à L4311-12 et R4311-13.
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    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities and protected title


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Free provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Les puéricultrices ont pour mission de contribuer à promouvoir, maintenir et restaurer la santé de l’enfant de la naissance à l’adolescence dans ses différents milieux de vie.
    Pediatric nurse contributes to promote, to maintain and to restore the health of the child from birth to adolescence in its different living environments. (EN)
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