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Finland

Terveydenhoitaja/Hälsovårdare (Finland)

  • Generic name of profession

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

    Name of regulated profession:
    Terveydenhoitaja/Hälsovårdare
    Translation(s):
    Community health nurse / Public health nurse (EN)
    Country:
    Finland
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    None
    National legislation:
    Laki terveydenhuollon ammattihenkilöistä (559/1994)
    Useful link:
    http://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/ajantasa/1994/19940559

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    Protected title (without reserves of activities)

    Recognition

     
    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:
    Public health nurse maintains the public's health by providing preventive healthcare services and information.
    Translation(s):
    Public health nurse maintains the public's health by providing preventive healthcare services and information. (EN)
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