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Diplomierte/r Kinderkrankenschwester/-pfleger (Austria)

  • Generic name of profession

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

    Name of regulated profession:
    Diplomierte/r Kinderkrankenschwester/-pfleger
    Paediatric Nurse (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    Other  Directive 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:
    Gesundheits- und Krankenpflegegesetz, BGBl. I Nr. 108/1997
    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    DSE - Diploma (post-secondary education), including Annex II (ex 92/51, Annex C,D) , Art. 11 c
    Free provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Pflege und Betreuung bei körperlichen und psychischen Erkrankungen im Kindes- und Jugendalter; Pflege und Ernährung von Neugeborenen und Säuglingen; Pflege und Betreuung behinderter, schwerkranker und sterbender Kinder und Jugendlicher; pflegerische Mitwirkung an der Förderung der Gesundheit und der Verhütung von Krankheiten im Kindes- und Jugendalter; pflegerische Mitwirkung an der primären Gesundheitsversorgung und an der Rehabilitation bei Kindern und Jugendlichen.
    Nursing and care of children and adolescents with physical or mental diseases; care and feeding of newborns and infants; nursing and care of disabled, seriously ill or dying children and adolescents; nursing contributions to health promotion and disease prevention in children and adolescents; nursing contributions to primary health care and the rehabilitation of children and adolescents. (EN)
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