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Lithuania

Dietistas (Lithuania)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Dietician
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Dietistas
    Translation(s):
    Dietician (EN)
    Country:
    Lithuania
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    Other  

    Directive 2005/36/EC

    National legislation:

    Law on the Health System

    Useful link:
    http://https://www.e-tar.lt/portal/forms/legalAct.html?documentId=TAR.30A9CF0C35A6

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    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:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Yes
    Justification for Article 7.4:

    The profession of Dietician is closely linked to health and safety. In order to ensure the quality of the services provided in our territory this profession is covered by the general system for the recognition of qualification. Public health and patient safety are the priority aspects of the health policy of the Republic of Lithuania.

  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Dietistas rengia mitybos planus pacientams atsižvelgiant į pacientų sveikatos būklę; moko teigiamų maisto vartojimo įpročių.

    Translation(s):

    Dietitian prepare diet plans for patients according to the patient's medical condition; teaches positive food choices.

    (EN)
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