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Lithuania

Masažuotojas (Lithuania)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Masseur/Massage therapist/Spa therapist
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Masažuotojas
    Translation(s):
    Masseur (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://whttps://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:
    DSE - Diploma (post-secondary education), including Annex II (ex 92/51, Annex C,D) , Art. 11 c
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Yes
    Justification for Article 7.4:

    The profession of Masseur 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:

    Masažuotojas atlieka masažą rankomis ar specialiais įrankiais (prietaisais), darydamas mechaninį ir refleksinį poveikį žmogaus organizmui, su tikslu grąžinti ar palaikyti sveikatą bei stiprinti organizmą.

    Translation(s):

    Masseur performs a massage by hands or with special devices (by means of mechanical and reflex effects on the human body) in order to return or maintain health and strengthen the body.

    (EN)
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