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Behandlerfarmaceut (Denmark)

  • Generic name of profession

    harmonised training required here:
    Specialised pharmacist (national training requirements)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Prescribing pharmacist (specialist) (EN)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:

    Danish Act no. 1555 of 18 December 2018. Consolidated Act no. 1141 of 13 September 2018. Executive Order no. 49 of 13 January 2010, as amended. Executive order no. 260 of 7 March 2019.

    Links to national law:

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    Type of regulation :


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Pharmacist Specialist
    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:

    It is possible to check the professional qualifications of the service provider prior to the first provision of services in order to ensure the health and safety of the patient. The treatment of patients is associated with significant risks, and may – if not conducted in a professional and skilled manner – result in serious damage to the health (or in worst case in the death) of the patient/service recipient.

  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Genordination af visse receptpligtige lægemidler efter nærmere fastsatte regler som led i et arbejde på et apotek eller en apoteksfilial.


    Re-prescription of specified prescription medicine according to specific rules. The prescribing pharmacist may only perform the activities while working in a pharmacy or pharmacy branch.

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