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Médico especialista en hematología y hemoterapia (Spain)

  • Generic name of profession

    Doctor of Medicine
    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Médico especialista en hematología y hemoterapia
    Generic category in Annex V: General Haematology (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:

    Ley 44/2003

    Real Decreto 183/2008

    Real Decreto 127/1984 

    Orden SCO/3254/2006

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Doctor in basic and specialised medicine both listed in Annex V
    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:
    • La especialidad de Hematología y Hemoterapia se ocupa de la fisiología de la sangre y órganos hematopoyéticos. Las actividades que le son  propias abarcan los conocimientos teórico prácticos , habilidades y actitudes necesarias  adquiridas para el estudio clínico-biológico de las enfermedades de la sangre y de los órganos hematopoyéticos, y de todos los aspectos relacionados con su tratamiento. La realización e interpretación de las pruebas analíticas derivadas de dichas enfermedades. Todos los aspectos relacionados con la medicina transfusional, como la obtención y control de la sangre y hemoderivados, incluyendo los progenitores hematopoyéticos, así como su uso terapéutico.
    • The specialty of Hematology and Hemotherapy deals with the physiology of the blood and blood-forming organs. Its activities, based on theoretical and practical knowledge, skills and attitudes, cover the clinical-biological study of blood diseases and diseases of blood-forming organs and their respective treatment; carrying out and interpreting analytical evidence stemming from these diseases; and other aspects of transfusion medicine, such as obtaining blood samples and control of blood and blood products, including haematopoietic progenitors and their therapeutic use.
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