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Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten (Austria)

  • 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:
    Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten
    Generic category in Annex V: Dermato-venereology (EN)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

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

    Ärztegesetz 1998, BGBl. I Nr. 169/1998

    ÄAO 2015, BGBl. II Nr. 147/2015

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    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:

    Prävention, Diagnostik, Behandlung und Rehabilitation aller Zustände und Erkrankungen der Haut und der tiefer liegenden Organe, soweit diese mit der Haut physiologisch und pathophysiologisch verbunden sind, der hautnahen Schleimhäute und der Hautanhangsgebilde, Prävention, Diagnostik, Behandlung und Rehabilitation von Hautmanifestationen von systemischen Krankheiten und systemischen Manifestationen von Hautkrankheiten, fachspezifische Onkologie und Allergologie, Prävention, Diagnostik, Behandlung und Rehabilitation der chronischen Veneninsuffizienz, periphere Angiopathie, Venerologie sowie Prävention, Diagnostik und Behandlung von sexuell übertragbaren Krankheiten und anderen Krankheiten des Genitoanaltraktes


    Prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of all conditions and diseases of the skin and internal organs insofar as they are connected with the skin in terms of physiology and pathophysiology, mucosas contiguous with skin and skin appendages, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of dermatological manifestations of systemic diseases and systemic manifestations of skin diseases, specialist oncology and allergology, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of chronic venous insufficiency, peripheral angiopathy, venereology as well as prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases and other diseases of the genito-anal tract

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