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Išplėstinės praktikos slaugytojas (Lithuania)

  • Generic name of profession

    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist nurse training (national training requirements)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Išplėstinės praktikos slaugytojas
    Nurse for advanced nursing practice (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:

    Law on Nursing practice and obstetrics practice

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Specialist (and General care) Nurse
    Qualification level:
    PSM - Diploma from post-secondary level (more than 4 years) , Art. 11 e
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Justification for Article 7.4:

    The profession is closely linked to health and safety. Public health and patient safety are the priority aspects of the health policy of the Republic of Lithuania.


  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Išplėstinės praktikos slaugytojas – tai bendrosios praktikos slaugytojas, įgijęs papildomų žinių, gebėjimų, kompetencijų ir gali dirbti savarankiškai, konsultuoti pirminės sveikatos priežiūros, skubiosios medicinos pagalbos bei anestezijos ir intensyviosios terapijos srityse pagal šiuolaikinę slaugos mokslo pažangą.


    Nurse for advanced nursing practice is a nurse responsable for general care, which gained additional knowledge and competances giving abilities for independent work, as wel as according to the modern nursing scientific progress to give advisers in the ares of  primary health care, emergency medical care and anesthesia and intensive therapy care.

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