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Belgium

Infirmier(ère) hospitalier(ère)/Ziekenhuisverpleger(-verpleegster (Belgium)

  • 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:
    Infirmier(ère) hospitalier(ère)/Ziekenhuisverpleger(-verpleegster
    Translation(s):
    undefined
    Country:
    Belgium
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:

    chapitre 4 de la Loi coordonnée relative à l'exercice des professions des soins de santé du 10 Mai 2015

    (p.34/100)

    Useful link:
    http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/mopdf/2015/06/18_1.pdf#Page2

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities and protected title

    Recognition

     
    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General care nurse
    Qualification level:
    undefined
    Free provision of services:
    No prior check of qualifications
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Nurses perform nursing care. Nursing care is physical and psychosocial. It can be performed independently or in collaboration with others, towards individuals of all ages, families, groups or communities, sick or well health, and in all places of professional practice.
    Nursing means to protect, promote and optimize the health and the spontaneous capacity of the patient / client, to prevent diseases and injuries, and alleviate suffering. Nursing is characterized by the development of a trusting relationship with the patient / client, centered on his own experience. It means the defense and promotion of autonomy, stimulate a healthy environment, the performing of care, to do research and participate in the development of the profession and health policy.
    Nursing is based on a professional judgment in the areas of health promotion, education to health, prevention of illness, emergency care, curative, palliative and chronic care.

    Translation(s):

    Nurses perform nursing care. Nursing care is physical and psychosocial. It can be performed independently or in collaboration with others, towards individuals of all ages, families, groups or communities, sick or well health, and in all places of professional practice.
    Nursing means to protect, promote and optimize the health and the spontaneous capacity of the patient / client, to prevent diseases and injuries, and alleviate suffering. Nursing is characterized by the development of a trusting relationship with the patient / client, centered on his own experience. It means the defense and promotion of autonomy, stimulate a healthy environment, the performing of care, to do research and participate in the development of the profession and health policy.
    Nursing is based on a professional judgment in the areas of health promotion, education to health, prevention of illness, emergency care, curative, palliative and chronic care.

    (EN)

    L'infirmier pratique l'art infirmier, cela consiste à protéger, promouvoir et optimiser la santé du patient/client, prévenir les maladies et les blessures et apaiser les souffrances, seul ou en équipe. L'art infirmier se caractérise par le développement d'une relation de confiance avec le patient/client, centrée sur son expérience, la défense et la promotion de son autonomie, la stimulation d'un environnement sain, la réalisation des soins, la recherche et la participation au développement de la profession et de la politique de santé. L'art infirmier se fonde sur un jugement professionnel dans les domaines de la promotion de la santé, de l'éducation à la santé, de la prévention de la maladie, des soins urgents, des soins curatifs, des soins chroniques et palliatifs.

    (EN)
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