Article 1.-establish, as income to the positions or jobs of surgeon in the health services created by article 16 of the decree with force of law No. 1 of the Ministry of health, 2005; on the experimental farms created by the article 6, law Nº19.650, and primary municipal health care establishments give a unique national survey of knowledge of medicine and having obtained, at least the minimum score that in your connection established the regulations, without prejudice to the other requirements other laws requiring them. Institutions identified only can hire, any legal status and mode, surgeons who have obtained, pursuant to which set the regulation, the minimum score required in the examination.
Means that professionals who pass the national unique test of knowledge of medicine, will automatically revalidated his professional title of medical surgeon, without the need to comply with any other requirement to this effect.
Medical surgeons, to grant health benefits to the beneficiaries of the regime governing the book II of the decree with force of law No. 1 of the Ministry of health, in 2005, in the form of free choice, must have obtained, pursuant to which set the rules, at the very least, the minimum exam score to that referred to in the preceding paragraph , of what must be point in the respective agreement.
The national unique knowledge of medicine exam will be a test designed and administered by the Association that brings together the largest number of medical schools in the country, from among those that have, at the very least, a promotion of graduates and whose careers and programs of study have been accredited in accordance with article 27 of the law Nº 20.129.
A regulation, issued through the Ministry of health, shall establish the general criteria designed to ensure the adequacy of the knowledge exam established in this article with the professional profile required for the fulfilment of the objectives of the national health policy, as well as those that ensure the objectivity, transparency, equality and adequate publicity in its design and administration , and in general any other matter related to its demand, implementation and evaluation. In addition, the regulations shall determine the minimum score required either through a note, rating, percentage, or another similar factor of measurement, for the purpose of the provisions of this law, and, in general, contain all necessary standard for the proper and efficient implementation of this article. For the enactment and application of this regulation, the Ministry of health must be previously heard opinion and technical report of the National Commission educational care of health, created by Supreme Decree No. 110, of the Ministry, of 1963, without prejudice to modifications or adaptations that on their integration or other matter to the Supreme Decree previously referred.
At least every five years, the Ministry of health, hearing the Commission referred to in the previous paragraph, will review the general criteria established in the regulation, as well as the minimum score to be determined. However, such revision may not be a less than ninety days of the date set for implementation of the respective examination beforehand. Made updating will be done by Decree of the Ministry of health and only be governed for their realization, covering all tests that give up between that period and the next update.