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Apotektekniker (Norway)

  • Generic name of profession

    Pharmaceutical technician/Pharmaceutical assistant
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Pharmacy technician (EN)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:
    Forskrift 8. oktober 2008 nr. 1130 om autorisasjon, lisens og spesialistgodkjenning for helsepersonell med yrkeskvalifikasjoner fra andre EØS-land
    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Protected title (without reserves of activities)


    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 for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    • Utstedelse av medisiner og reseptbelagte legemidler • Gi informasjon om bruk av legemidler • Laboriatoriearbeid • Håndtering av produkter • Bidra til bedre folkehelse
    • Issuing of medicines and prescription medicine • Provision of information about medicine use • Laboratory work • Product handling • Contributing to better public health (EN)
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