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Rheumatology (United Kingdom)

  • Generic name of profession

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

    Name of regulated profession:
    Rheumatology
    Translation(s):
    Generic category in Annex V: Rheumatology (EN)
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

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

    Medical Act 1983

    Useful link:
    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1983/54/contents

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    N/A

    Recognition

     
    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):
    No
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Differential diagnosis for patients presenting with clinical features of rheumatological conditions by appropriate use of history, clinical examination/investigation;Performance of core investigations required for all physicians practising rheumatology;Development of management plans with appropriate treatments including health promotion, disease prevention/long term management plans;Communication of diagnosis/management options with patient / members of multidisciplinary team;Application of knowledge/ skill in diagnosis/management to ensure safe independent practice;Provision of effective team working /leadership skills;Application of knowledge of appropriate basic sciences relevant to rheumatology;Management of time/other resources to the benefit of their patients/colleagues;Facilitation of effective learning by clinical/allied staff; Maintenance of professional standards through continuing development /learning;Critical appraisal /analysis of clinical research methodology /results

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