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The European Nursing and Midwifery Qualifications Designation Order 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II DESIGNATION OF QUALIFICATIONS HAVING COMMUNITY EQUIVALENCE FOR REGISTRATION PURPOSES

    1. 3.Qualifications in respect of which a diploma specified in Schedule 2 is awarded on or after the implementation date or relevant date

    2. 4.Qualifications in respect of which a diploma specified in Schedule 2 is awarded before the implementation date or relevant date or in respect of nursing training which began before the former date

    3. 5.Qualifications in respect of which a diploma not specified in Schedule 2 is awarded before the implementation date or relevant date in respect of training which does not comply with Directive requirements

    4. 6.Qualifications in respect of which a diploma not specified in Schedule 2 is awarded in respect of training which complies with Directive requirements

    5. 7.Qualifications following training in the former German Democratic Republic which complies with Directive training requirements

    6. 8.Qualifications following training in the former German Democratic Republic which does not comply with Directive training requirements

    7. 9.Transitional provision for Spanish midwifery qualifications

  4. PART III REVOCATIONS

    1. 10.Revocations

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      DIPLOMAS LISTED IN THE FIRST NURSING DIRECTIVE, ARTICLE 3 AND THE FIRST MIDWIFERY DIRECTIVE, ARTICLE 3

      1. PART I NURSING DIPLOMAS

        1. Austria

          1. 1.“Diplom in der allgemeinen Krankenpflege”(diploma of general nursing) issued by...

        2. Belgium

          1. 2.(1) The certificate of “hospitalier(ère)/verpleegassistent(e)” awarded by the State or...

        3. Denmark

          1. 3.The diploma of “sygeplejerske” awarded by nursing schools recognised by...

        4. Finland

          1. 4.Diploma of “sairaanhoitaja/sjukskötare”(diploma in nursing or polytechnic diploma in nursing)...

        5. France

          1. 5.The State diploma of “infirmier(ère)” awarded by the Ministry of...

        6. Germany

          1. 6.The certificates awarded by the competent authorities as a result...

        7. Greece

          1. 7.(1) “Το δίπλωμα Αδελφής ΝοσοΧόμας της Ανωτέρας Σχολής Αδελφών ΝοσοΧόμων”(diploma...

        8. Iceland

          1. 8.“próf í hjúkrunarfræðum frá Háskóla Íslands”(diploma from the nursing department...

        9. Ireland

          1. 9.The certificate of “Registered General Nurse” issued by “An Bord...

        10. Italy

          1. 10.The “diploma di infermiere professionale” awarded by State-recognised schools.

        11. Liechtenstein

          1. 11.The diplomas, certificates and other titles awarded in another State...

        12. Luxembourg

          1. 12.The following diplomas awarded by the Ministry of Public Health...

        13. The Netherlands

          1. 13.The following diplomas awarded by one of the examining boards...

        14. Norway

          1. 14.“bevis for bestått sykepleiereksamen”(diploma of general nursing) awarded by a...

        15. Portugal

          1. 15.“Diploma do curso de enfermagen geral”(diploma in general nursing) awarded...

        16. Spain

          1. 16.“Título de Diplomado en Enfermería”(university diploma in nursing) awarded by...

        17. Sweden

          1. 17.Diploma of “sjuksköterska”(university diploma in nursing) awarded by a college...

      2. PART II MIDWIFERY DIPLOMAS

        1. Austria

          1. 18.“Hebammen-Diplom” awarded by an academy of midwifery or a federal...

        2. Belgium

          1. 19.The “diplôme d'accoucheuse/vroedvrouwdiploma” awarded by schools set up or approved...

        3. Denmark

          1. 20.The “bevis for bestået jordemodereksamen” awarded by `Danmarks Jordemoderskole'.

        4. Finland

          1. 21.“kätilö/barnmorska” or “erikoissairaanhoitaja, naistentaudit ja äitiyshuolto/specialsjuk skötare, kvinnosjukdomar och mödravård”(diploma...

        5. France

          1. 22.The “diplôme de sage-femme” awarded by the State.

        6. Germany

          1. 23.The “Zeugnis über die staatliche Prüfung für Hebammen und Entbindungspfleger”,...

        7. Greece

          1. 24.(1) The “Πτυχίο Μαίας ή Μαίευτη” authenticated by the Ministry...

        8. Iceland

          1. 25.“próf frá Ljósmæðraskóla Íslands”(diploma from the Midwifery School in Iceland)....

        9. Ireland

          1. 26.The certificate in midwifery awarded by “An Bord Altranais”.

        10. Italy

          1. 27.The “diploma d'ostetrica” awarded by schools approved by the State....

        11. Liechtenstein

          1. 28.The diplomas, certificates and other titles awarded in another State...

        12. Luxembourg

          1. 29.The “diplôme de sage-femme” awarded by the Minister for Health...

        13. The Netherlands

          1. 30.The “diploma van verloskundige” awarded by the examining body designated...

        14. Norway

          1. 31.“bevis for bestått jordmoreksamen”(diploma of midwifery) awarded by a college...

        15. Portugal

          1. 32.The diploma of “enfermeiro especialista em enfermagem de saúde materna...

        16. Spain

          1. 33.The diploma of “matrona” or “asistente obstétrico (matrona)” or “enfermería...

        17. Sweden

          1. 34.“barnmorskeexamen”(university diploma in midwifery) awarded by a College of Nursing....

  6. Explanatory Note

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