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Neurologija (Croatia)

  • Generic name of profession

    Doctor of Medicine
    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Generic category in Annex V: Neurology (EN)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

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

    Zakon o liječništvu (NN 121/03, 117/08)

    Pravilnik o specijalističkom usavršavanju doktora medicine (NN 100/11, 54/12, 49/13, 139/14, 116/15, 62/16, 69/16)

    Act of medical practise (OG 121/03, 117/08)

    Ordinance on specialist medical training (OG 100/11, 54/12, 49/13, 139/14, 116/15, 62/16, 69/16)

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    Type of regulation :


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Doctor in basic and specialised medicine both listed in Annex V
    Qualification level:
    PSM - Diploma from post-secondary level (more than 4 years) , Art. 11 e
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Neurolozi provode obradu bolesti centralnog perifernog i autoimunog živčanog sustava.

    Člankom 15. Zakona o liječništvu („Narodne novine“ br. 121/03, 117/08) propisano je da liječnik može obavljati svoje zvanje samo u okviru svoje izobrazbe određene odobrenjem za samostalan rad.

    Člancima 1. i 3. Pravilnika o specijalističkom usavršavanju doktora medicine („Narodne novine“ br. 100/11, 133/11, 54/12, 49/13, 139/14, 116/15, 62/16, 69/16) propisan je sadržaj, trajanje specijalističkog usavršavanja, popis općih i posebnih kompetencija te svi postupci i zahvati koje provodi specijalizant, odnosno specijalist.


    Neurologists perform workup and treatment of patients with central, peripheral and autonomic nervous system.

    Article 15 of the Act of medical practise (OG 121/03, 117/08) stipulates that a physician may practice their profession only within the limits of their training, as defined by a licence for independent work.

    Articles 1 and 3 of the Ordinance on the specialist training (OG 100/11, 133/11, 54/12, 49/13, 139/14, 116/15, 62/16, 69/16) prescribe the specialist training content, duration, the list of general and special competences, and all procedures performed by a resident or a medical specialist.

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