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Медицинска сестра (Bulgaria)

  • Generic name of profession

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

    Name of regulated profession:
    Медицинска сестра
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:
    Health Act; Professional organization of nurses, midwives and associated medical specialists Act; Ordinance on the uniform state requirements for the acquisition of higher education in the specialties nurse and midwife for educational and qualification degree Bachelor; Ordinance No 1 of 8 February 2011 on the professional activities which the nurses, midwives, associated medical specialists and health assistants can carry out upon instruction or independently
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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 care nurse
    Qualification level:
    Free provision of services:
    No prior check of qualifications
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Извършва планиране, организиране и предоставяне на сестрински здравни грижи на пациенти, включващи: провеждане на назначено от лекар лечение; асистиране на лекар при извършване на манипулации и интервенции; извършване на инжекции, венозни инфузии, септични и асептични превръзки и др.; измерване, регистрация и оценяване на витални показатели; организиране извършването на медико-диагностични изследвания на пациента; обучение на пациента и близките му за справяне със заболяването;промоция на здравето и профилактика на заболяванията и др.
    Plans, organizes and provides nursing care to patients, including: carrying out treatment prescribed by a doctor; assisting doctors in performing manipulations and interventions; giving injections, performing venous infusions, applying septic and aseptic dressings, etc.; measuring, recording and assessing vital indicators; organizing the carrying out of medical diagnostic examinations of the patient; training patients and their relatives how to manage the disease; health promotion and disease prevention, etc. (EN)
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