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Norway

Helsefagarbeider (Norway)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Nursing Assistants and Health Care Assistants
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Helsefagarbeider
    Translation(s):
    Health Care Worker (EN)
    Country:
    Norway
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    None
    National legislation:
    Helsepersonelloven §48 1. ledd og forskrift 8. oktober 2008 nr. 1130 om autorisasjon, lisens og spesialistgodkjenning for helsepersonell med yrkeskvalifikasjoner fra andre EØS-land
    Useful link:
    http://lovdata.no/dokument/SF/forskrift/2008-10-08-1130

    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:
    SEC - Certificate attesting the completion of a secondary course , Art. 11 b
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Yes
    Justification for Article 7.4:
    In order to secure the safety of patients, and in order to protect public health, it is necessary to make sure that only professionals who have the required qualifications and training are allowed to exercise the profession.
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    • Gi praktisk hjelp og omsorg til mennesker som trenger det • Jobbe med mennesker i alle aldre og i ulike livssituasjoner, barn, voksne og eldre mennesker med ulike funksjonshemminger, sykdommer eller behov for rehabilitering
    Translation(s):
    • Give practical help and care to people who need it • Work with people of all ages and in different life situations, children, adults and older people with various disabilities, illnesses, or in need of rehabilitation (EN)
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