A medical practitioner and a medical treatment support person is entitled to work in the profession, if he or she has been registered in the Register of Medical Persons and Medical Aid Persons.
The following shall be registered in the register of medical practitioners and medical support persons:
• medical practitioners: doctors, dentists, nurses (nurses), midwives, doctor assistants (feldshers), dentist assistants, nurse assistants, cosmetic assistants, medical assistants, biomedical practitioners, magisterians, dental hymnists, physiotherapists, audiologists, ergotherapists, technical orthopays, optometrists, physiotherapist assistants, ergotherapist assistants, nutrition specialists, dental technicians podologists, radiograders, art therapists, military paramedics, beauty specialists (cosmetology) who have graduated from accredited educational programmes in Latvia and obtained a diploma in the profession;
- medical practitioners who have acquired professional qualifications in specialties, sub-specialties and supplementary specialties regulated by a doctor, sub-specialties of the dentist profession, general nursing, dentist or midwife professions abroad and for whom an adaptation period has been specified in accordance with the Law On Regulated Professions and Recognition of Professional Qualifications.
• medical practitioners: laboratory specialists, logopia specialists (teacher logopper, logophospice), biophysicist technicians, biophysicists, medical physicists, medical equipment engineers, prosthetic masters, genetics, professional health chaplains, solarium workers, health care statisticians statisticians, medical statisticians, medical practitioners' client and patient recorders, assistants of the standard treatment.
The term of initial registration in the register shall be five years from the day when a decision regarding the registration of a medical practitioner or a medical support person has been notified to a medical practitioner or a medical...