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Рехабилитатор (Bulgaria)

  • Generic name of profession

  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Rehabilitation specialist (EN)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    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 majors of the professional field Health Care for educational and qualification degree ‘Professional Bachelor in …’; 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 system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Justification for Article 7.4:

    The professional activities of the rehabilitation specialist are directly related to the health and life of the patients and it is vital to ensure that the rehabilitation specialist has the necessary education, knowledge and skills to perform the respective professional activities.

  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Извършва терапевтични процедури – електролечение, светлолечение, инхалационно лечение, кинезитерапия, лечебен масаж – класически и специализиран, екстензионно лечение, суспенсотерапия, рефлекторна кинезитерапия; термолечение – топлолечение, криотерапия, хидротерапия; балнеолечебни процедури; мануално мускулно тестуване; функционални измервания; лекарствена електрофореза с галваничен ток; фонофореза и др. Дейностите са насочени към постигане на максимално възстановяване и стабилизиране на пациентите и към адаптирането и връщането на хората с увреждания и застрашените от инвалидизация лица в семейството и социалната среда.
    Provides therapeutic procedures – electrotherapy, light therapy, inhalation therapy, kinesitherapy, therapeutic massage – classical and specialized, extension therapy, suspension therapy, reflex kinesitherapy; thermotherapy – heat therapy, cryotherapy, hydrotherapy; balneotherapy; manual muscle testing; functional measurements; medicinal electrophoresis with galvanic current; phonophoresis, etc. The activities aim to achieve maximum rehabilitation and stabilization of patients and adaptation and re-socialization into family and social environment of people with disabilities or exposed to a risk of disability. (EN)
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