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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the law on the amendments to the medical treatment Act to make (the Saeima of the Republic of Latvia and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 1997, no. 15; 1998, nr. 7; 2000, no. 13, no. 15; 2001; 2004, nr. 9, 13, 14; 2005; 2006, no. 14. No; 2007, 8, 21, 24 no; 2008, 13 no, 10, 15, 2009. no; Latvian journal, 2009, 200, 205. no; 2010, no. 105, 170; 2011, 62 no) the amendments are as follows: 1. Article 1: to replace in paragraph 4, the words "Latvian Nurses Association" with the words "sister Association of Latvia"; Add to article 5.1 point as follows: "51) cures and diagnostic methods of the Latvian medical certificate-person Professional Union, Latvia Latvian Association of doctors or Nurses Association issued a document showing the person's training and indicates that the person in addition to the medical treatments that the competence conferred on it by law is entitled to use certificate independently specified cures or diagnostic method;" Add to paragraph 8, after the words "set of knowledge and skills" with the words "in the medical field"; turn off 16; Add to paragraph 17 of training after the words "in particular" part of "or" in the profession; Add to article 28 as follows: "28) emergency medical team — a mobile emergency medical care unit, composed of work set out in the legislation and which have operational medical vehicle that meets regulatory requirements." 2. Replace article 9, first paragraph, the words "the newborn and child diseases" with the words "register and the register of births". 3. Supplement with chapter II article 12.1, as follows: "article 12.1. Medical support person is entitled to engage in the process of health care provision, if it is registered in the medical register of support person. " 4. in article 26: to make the third paragraph as follows: "(3) eligible for certificate of treatment in a particular specialty is the treatment of registered persons who received educational program that meets the legal requirements concerning education, required in specific specialties. Eligibility for medical and diagnostic methods laid down in the certificate in therapeutic or diagnostic method is recorded in the medical persons who received the therapeutic or diagnostic methods for further training programme. "; to supplement the article with the fourth paragraph as follows: "(4) independently using a given therapeutic and diagnostic methods of classification in the diagnostic or therapeutic method for treatment of persons permitted on the register of registered persons of treatment the therapeutic or diagnostic method used according to laws established competence in medical treatment or who are certified in the relevant therapeutic or diagnostic method." 5. Replace article 27, the words "Latvian Nurses Association" with the words "sister Association of Latvia". 6. Article 29: adding to article 1.1 part as follows: "(11) medical treatment person's certification process decision about granting of the certificate or a refusal to grant a certificate of certification bodies shall adopt, within three months from the date of receipt of the application. Objective reasons the certification body may extend the time limit for the adoption of the decision for a period of not more than four months from the date of receipt of the application, notify the applicant. "; to supplement paragraph 2 second subparagraph following the words "Physician Assistant" with the words "the radiologist's Assistant, radiogrāfer, under"; to make a fifth by the following: "(5) the medical support personal competence in the health care process as well as that person's theoretical and practical knowledge of the amount of which shall be determined by the Cabinet of Ministers." 7. Supplement article 33 with 2.1 part as follows: "(21) training of Resident physicians ' offices under the accredited residency training programs in medicine is the right to carry out substantive field, everyone apakšspecialitāt or papildspecialitāt certified doctor, whose length of service in the substantive field, apakšspecialitāt or papildspecialitāt after treatment the person obtaining the certificate shall not be less than five years." 8. in article 45: replace the words "throughout the article according to your specialty regulations" with the words "according to its competence in treatment"; to supplement the first subparagraph following the words ' dietary specialist "with the words" art therapist ". 9. To supplement the law with the chapter VII D as follows: "(D) Chapter VII. The profession of masseur 45.6 article. The masseur is a medical person who obtained the first level professional higher education or vocational secondary education and work within the limits of its competence in medical treatment. " 10. Add to article 53.1 of the eighth by the following: "(8) the provisions of this article shall also apply to emergency medical teams who are not medical treatment person." 11. Replace article 56 in the third paragraph, the words "health centre" settlement with the words "national health service". 12. transitional provisions be supplemented by the following paragraph 17: "17. This law, article 53.1 of the eighth part is in force until 31 December 2014." The Parliament adopted the law of June 21, 2012.
The President a. Smith in 2012 on July 11.
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