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Geriatric nurse: Permission to use the job title
Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)
If you want to use the job title "geriatric nurse", you need a permit to do so.
Who should I contact?
Schleswig-Holstein Institute for Vocational Education and Training
- You have passed the state examination for geriatric nurses following the legally prescribed training.
- You have not been guilty of any behavior that would make you unreliable to practice the profession.
- You are medically fit to practise the profession.
- You have the German language skills required to carry out your professional activities.
Which documents are required?
- Written application,
- Certified copy of the state examination certificate,
- medical certificate,
- certificate of good conduct,
- birth or marriage certificate and
- a document showing the current name.
What are the fees?
A fee of EUR 25.00 is payable for the issue of the certificate of authorization to use the professional title in accordance with the state ordinance on administrative fees (general fee schedule).
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?
- § Section 2 Act on the Professions in Geriatric Care (Geriatric Care Act - AltPflG),
- § Section 1 of the Act on the Implementation of the Geriatric Care Act and on Training in Geriatric Care Assistance (APAG SH),
- State ordinance on administrative fees (general tariff of fees) (tariff item 9.6.1) - VwGebV SH.
What else should I know?
Comparable training qualifications obtained outside Germany can be recognized as equivalent in accordance with Section 2 (3) AltPflG.
If you have completed equivalent training outside Germany, you may (in accordance with EU law) be able to work temporarily and occasionally as a service provider in Germany without a permit in accordance with Section 1 AltPflG. You must notify the competent authority of this in advance.
Further information can be found on the website of the State Office for Social Services.
The text was automatically translated based on the German content.
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Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Youth, Family and Senior Citizens
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