The Provisions On General Nursing Staff And Supporting Documents Recognised By Applying A Special System For The Recognition Of Professional Qualifications, The

Original Language Title: Noteikumi par vispārējās aprūpes māsas izglītību un profesionālo kvalifikāciju apliecinošiem dokumentiem, kurus atzīst, piemērojot speciālo profesionālās kvalifikācijas atzīšanas sistēmu

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 372, Riga, 20 April 2004 (pr. No. 23 72. §) rules on general nursing staff and supporting documents recognised by applying a special system for the recognition of professional qualifications issued in accordance with the law "About the regulated professions and the recognition of professional qualifications" in article 36, paragraph 5, and article 54 in the first part of rule 1 defines abroad obtained by nurses responsible for general care (nurse) education and professional qualification supporting documents or set (hereinafter referred to as the sister of the qualification documents) that recognises the application of the special system for the recognition of professional qualifications and professional experience of the duration and type of cases in which the special system for the recognition of professional qualifications, if the nurse qualifications acquired abroad document partially comply with the laws and regulations of education programmes set out the minimum requirements for the nursing professional qualification.
2. in applying a special system for the recognition of professional qualifications, recognised in the Member States of the European Union, European economic area countries and other countries that the Republic of Latvia in accordance with binding international treaties are laid down by the Member States of the European Union the right to the recognition of professional qualifications in the field of nursing qualifications issued documents (annex) that meets the following requirements: 2.1. they are recognized in the European Union;
2.2. they comply with the laws of the Republic of Latvia the provisions laid down in the curriculum requirements for the nursing professional qualification;
2.3. it was issued: 2.3.1. the Republic of Austria, from 1 January 1994;
2.3.2. The Kingdom of Belgium, from 29 June 1979;
2.3.3. In the Czech Republic, from 1 May 2004;
2.3.4. The Kingdom of Denmark – from June 29, 1979;
2.3.5. the French Republic, from 29 June 1979;
2.3.6. The Hellenic Republic, from 1 January 1981;
2.3.7. in the Republic of Estonia, from 1 May 2004;
2.3.8. The Republic of Ireland, from June 29, 1979;
2.3.9. the Republic of Iceland, from 1 January 1994;
2.3.10. the Italian Republic, from 29 June 1979;
2.3.11. The Republic of Cyprus as from 1 May 2004;
2.3.12. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, from June 29, 1979;
2.3.13. The Republic of Lithuania, from 1 May 2004;
2.3.14. The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, from June 29, 1979;
2.3.15. Republic of Malta – from 1 May 2004;
2.3.16. The Kingdom of the Netherlands, from 29 June 1979;
2.3.17. the Kingdom of Norway, from 1 January 1994;
2.3.18. in the Republic of Poland, from 1 May 2004;
2.3.19. The Portuguese Republic, from 29 June 1979;
2.3.20. In the Slovak Republic, from 1 May 2004;
2.3.21. In the Republic of Slovenia, from 1 May 2004;
2.3.22. the Republic of Finland, from 1 January 1994;
2.3.23. The Kingdom of Spain, from June 29, 1979;
2.3.24. the Swiss Confederation, from June 1, 2002;
2.3.25. The Republic of Hungary, from 1 May 2004;
2.3.26. The Federal Republic of Germany, from 29 June 1979, except for the German Democratic Republic issued staff and supporting documents that are part of the Republic of Latvia legislation educational program set out the minimum requirements;
2.3.27. The Kingdom of Sweden, from 1 January 1994;
2.4. they give the right to use such a relevant country specific professional title: 2.4.1. the Republic of Austria: Diplomiert Krankenschwester, Diplomierter in the Krankenpfleger;
2.4.2. The Kingdom of Belgium: "(-er), verpleegassisten (-e), infirmier hospitalier (-er), (-er), ziekenhuisverpleger (-verpleegster)";
2.4.3. Czech Republic: sestr/všeobecny všeobecnį ' ošetřovatel;
2.4.4. The Kingdom of Denmark: sygeplejersk;
2.4.5. the French Republic: infirmier (-er);
2.4.6. The Hellenic Republic: πτυχιουχος νοσοκομος, νοσηλευτης η Διπλωματουχος η νοσηλευτρια;
2.4.7. The Republic of Estonia: õd;
2.4.8. Republic of Ireland: Registered General nurse;
2.4.9. the Republic of Iceland: hjúkrunarfręšingur;
2.4.10. the Italian Republic: infermier professional;
2.4.11. the Republic of Cyprus: Εγγεγραμμένος Νοσηλευτής;
2.4.12. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: State registered nurse, Registered Nurse Ganeral;
2.4.13. Republic of Lithuania: Bendrosio in a slaugytoj praktiko;
2.4.14. the Principality of Liechtenstein Krankenschwester, Krankenpfleger:;
2.4.15. Grand Duchy of Luxembourg: ";
2.4.16. Republic of Malta: tal-Ewwel Livell Infermier Reġistr you;
2.4.17. The Kingdom of the Netherlands: verpleegkundige;
2.4.18. Kingdom of Norway: offentlig Godkjent sykepleier;
2.4.19. The Republic of Poland: pielęgniarki;
2.4.20. the Portuguese Republic: Enfermeir;
2.4.21. In the Slovak Republic: sestr;
2.4.22. Republic of Slovenia: diplomiran of diplomiran of sestr, in medicinsk zdravstvenik;
2.4.23. Republic of Finland: sairaanhoitaj, sjukskötar;
2.4.24. The Kingdom of Spain: the graduate students of Enfermer/a/a;
2.4.25. the Swiss Confederation: infirmièr Krankenschwester, Krankenpfleger ",,,, infermier infermier;
2.4.26. Republic of Hungary: ápoló;
2.4.27. In the Federal Republic of Germany, Krankenschwester, Krankenpfleger:;
2.4.28. Kingdom of Sweden: sjukskötersk.
3. the rules referred to in point 2.4 of these rules in the countries referred to in point 2.3 date of qualification issued sisters documents giving the right to use the corresponding professional title of professional nurses in the operation and comply with the laws and regulations of education programmes set out the minimum requirements for the nursing professional qualification, but not necessarily in the annex to these provisions, the special system for the recognition of professional qualifications, if they are connected to the home country competent authority issued the document stating that the person has acquired the necessary education to carry out professional activities, using appropriate professional title and qualification thus sister documents are recognised as equivalent to that referred to in paragraph 2 of the rules. 
4. before the provisions referred to in point 2.3 date of issued sisters qualification documents this rule 2.5 in these countries gives the right to use the corresponding professional title professional activity and is recognized in the profession of nursing in the European Union, the special system for the recognition of professional qualifications, if they comply with the laws and regulations of education programmes set out the minimum requirements for the nursing professional qualification.
5. before the provisions referred to in point 2.3 of the date the country concerned (with the exception of the Republic of Poland) nurse qualifications issued documents giving the right to use the corresponding professional title the activities of professional nurses in the profession and in part with the laws of the Republic of Latvia the provisions laid down in the curriculum requirements for the nursing professional qualification, apply a special system for the recognition of professional qualifications, if they are accompanied by the competent institution of that State the document attesting that the person to whom they are issued, has made the sisters the professional activity with full responsibility for patient care planning, organization and implementation, and it is not less than three years of continuous professional experience in the profession of nursing in the five years prior to the date of issue of this document. 
6. before the provisions referred to in point 2.3 date of the Republic of Poland issued the qualification document for the sisters, which gives the right to use the corresponding professional title the activities of professional nurses in the profession and in part with the laws of the Republic of Latvia the provisions laid down in the curriculum requirements for the nursing professional qualification, such as the system for the recognition of professional qualifications, if nurses education and professional qualifications: graduate of 6.1 Bachelor's diploma issued by the sister study programme learning (dyplom licencjata-pielęgniarstw) and the competent authorities of the Republic of Poland issued the document certifying that the person is not less than three years of continuous professional experience in the profession of nursing in the five years prior to the date of issue of the document;
6.2. medical professional education diploma issued by a training program which is required for the initiation of a secondary education (dyplom pielęgniarki dyplomowanej pielęgniarki in the album are), and the competent authorities of the Republic of Poland issued the document which certifies that the person is not less than five years of continuous professional experience in the profession of sister seven years prior to the date of issue of this document.
7. the German Democratic Republic in the territory issued the qualification document for the sisters, which gives the right to use the corresponding professional title the activities of professional nurses in the profession and in part with the laws of the Republic of Latvia the provisions laid down in the curriculum requirements for the nursing professional qualification, apply a special system for the recognition of professional qualifications, if:

7.1. they acknowledge that education has been started before German unification;
7.2. those are added to the Federal Republic of Germany issued by the competent institution, the document which certifies that the following sisters qualifications are recognised throughout the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany under the same conditions as those referred to in paragraph 2, the provisions of the qualification documents, the sisters and the competent institution issued the document which certifies that the person to whom it was issued, has made the sisters the professional activity with full responsibility for patient care planning the Organization and implementation of, and it is not less than three years of continuous professional experience in the profession of nursing in the five years prior to the date of issue of this document.
8. Skilled Nursing documents, issued to a person whose home State is the Principality of Liechtenstein, the special system for the recognition of professional qualifications, if they are added to the competent authorities of the Principality of Liechtenstein of the document which certifies that the person has acquired practical training necessary to perform professional activities in the Principality of Liechtenstein the profession of nursing.
9. The special system for the recognition of professional qualifications shall apply to nursing qualification documents, if education is launched to obtain them or they are obtained: 9.1 to 1993 1 January – Socialist Republic of Czechoslovakia and of the Czech Republic added the competent authority issued the document or documents proving that its territory following the qualification documents, the sisters have the same legal significance as in the Czech Republic issued the qualification document for sister that gives the right to carry out professional activities using this provision 2.4. professional title referred to, and the person is not less than three years of continuous professional experience in the profession of nursing in the five years prior to the date of issue of the document;
9.2. to 20 august 1991, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and they have added to the competent authorities of the Republic of Estonia issued the document or documents proving that its territory following the qualification documents, the sisters have the same legal meaning as issued in the Republic of Estonia, the sister of the qualification documents, which give the right to carry out professional activities using this provision 2.4. professional title referred to, and the person is not less than three years of continuous professional experience in the profession of nursing in the five years prior to the date of issue of the document;
9.3. to 11 March 1990, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and they have added the Lithuanian competent authorities issued a document or documents attesting that the territory following the qualification documents, the sisters have the same legal significance as in the Republic of Lithuania issued nursing qualification documents, which give the right to carry out professional activities using this provision 2.4. professional title referred to, and the person is not less than three years of continuous professional experience in the profession of nursing in the five years prior to the date of issue of the document;
9.4. until 1 January 1993 – Socialist Republic of Czechoslovakia and have added to the competent institution of the Slovak Republic issued the document or documents proving that its territory following the qualification documents, the sisters have the same legal meaning as the Slovak Republic issued nursing qualification documents, which give the right to carry out professional activities using this provision 2.4. professional title referred to, and the person is not less than three years of continuous professional experience in the profession of nursing in the five years prior to the date of issue of the document;
9.5. until 25 June 1991, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and the Republic of Slovenia is added to the competent authority issued the document or documents proving that its territory following the qualification documents, the sisters have the same legal significance as in the Republic of Slovenia issued nursing qualification documents, which give the right to carry out professional activities using this provision 2.4. professional title referred to, and the person is not less than three years of continuous professional experience in the profession of nursing in the five years prior to the date of issue of this document.
Informative reference to European Union directives, the regulations include provisions resulting from: 1) of the Council of 27 June 1977 Directive 77/452/EEC concerning the recognition of diplomas, certificates and other evidence of the formal qualifications of nurses responsible for general care, including measures to promote the right to get started in the profession and the freedom to provide services;
2) the European Community, the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 May 2001, Directive 2001/19/EC, amending Council Directive 89/48/EEC and Council Directive 92/51/EEC on a general system for the recognition of professional qualifications and Council directives 77/452/EEC, Council Directive 77/453/EEC, Council Directive 78/686/EEC, Council Directive 78/687/EEC, Council Directive 78/1026/EEC , Council Directive 78/1027/EEC, Council Directive 80/154/EEC, Council Directive 80/155/EEC, Council Directive 85/384/EEC, Council Directive 85/432/EEC, Council Directive 85/433/EEC and in Council Directive 93/16/EEC concerning the general care nurse, practicing dentist, veterinarian, veterinary surgeons, midwives, architects, pharmacists and doctors in the profession (text with EEA relevance).
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