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Pharmacien hospitalier / Ziekenhuisapotheker (Belgium)

  • Generic name of profession

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

    Name of regulated profession:
    Pharmacien hospitalier / Ziekenhuisapotheker
    Hospital pharmacist (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:
    Arrêté ministériel du 22 octobre 2012fixant les critères d'agrément du titre professionnel particulier de pharmacien hospitalier / Ministerieel besluit van 22 oktober 2012 tot vaststelling van de erkenningscriteria voor de bijzondere beroepstitel van ziekenhuisapotheker
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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):
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Le pharmacien hospitalier pratique ses activités de pharmacien dans le cadre des activités pharmaceutiques spécifiques à l'hôpital : 1. Organisation et gestion des hôpitaux : i. Législation de pharmaco-matériovigilance ii. Management et qualité des soins 2. Lutte contre les infections et prévention : a) Hygiène hospitalière b) Microbiologie c) Stérilisation et désinfection d) Antibiothérapie et antibioprophylaxie e) Vaccins 3. Pharmacothérapie : a) Physiopathologie b) Pharmacothérapie et pharmacocinétique c) Essais cliniques d) Pharmacie clinique 4. Technologie hospitalière a) Préparations magistrales en hôpital b) Produits d'alimentation entérale et parentérale c) Dispositifs médicaux d) Médicaments pour une thérapie avancée (ATMP) 5. Radiofarmaca
    The hospital pharmacist practices his activities of pharmacist within the framework of pharmaceutical activities specific to the hospital: 1. Organization and management of hospitals: 1. Legislation and organization of hospitals i. Pharmaco-materiovigilance legislation ii. Management and quality of care 2. Infection control and prevention: a) Hospital hygiene b) Microbiology c) Sterilization and disinfection d) Antibiotic therapy and prophylaxis e) Vaccines 3. Pharmacotherapy: a) Pathophysiology b) Pharmacotherapy and pharmacokinetics c) Clinical trials d) Clinical pharmacy 4. Hospital technology a) Magistral preparations in hospital b) Enteral and parenteral food products c) Medical devices d) Drugs for advanced therapy (ATMP) 5. Radiofarmaca (EN)
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