Recognize foreign professional qualifications in the field of continuing education in the health professions

Service Description

Activities in the area of continuing education in the health care professions are regulated in Germany. This means that you may only use a continuing education title if you are formally authorized to do so. To obtain this authorization, your foreign qualification must be recognized.

The following continuing education courses in the health professions are regulated in Thuringia:

  • Practice supervisor
  • Responsible nursing specialist according to § 71 SGB XI
  • Head nurse of an area in the hospital and other nursing care areas
  • Specialist nurse for geriatrics and gerontopsychiatry
  • Hygiene specialist
  • Hygiene representative in nursing facilities
  • Nursing specialist in palliative care

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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Thüringer Landesverwaltungsamt - Berufe des Gesundheitswesens, Landesprüfungsamt - Referat 720

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