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Lithuania

Gydytojo odontologo padėjėjas (Lithuania)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Dental assistant/ Dental Nurse
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Gydytojo odontologo padėjėjas
    Translation(s):
    Dental assistant (EN)
    Country:
    Lithuania
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    Other  Directive 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:
    Law on Lithuania Dental chamber
    Useful link:
    http://www3.lrs.lt/pls/inter3/dokpaieska.showdoc_l?p_id=376024&p_tr2=2

    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 Dental assistant 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:
    Gydytojo odontologo padėjėjas asistuoja gydytojui odontologui ar gydytojui odontologui specialistui, teikiančiam klinikinę ir kitą odontologinę pagalbą, padeda gydytojui odontologui pildyti medicinos dokumentus, dezinfekuoja ir sterilizuoja odontologinius instrumentus, prietaisus ar jų dalis.
    Translation(s):
    The dental assistant assists the dentist or specialist dentist providing dental clinical and other assistance to help the dentist to complete medical records, disinfect and sterilize dental instruments, equipment or parts thereof. (EN)
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