Permission to hold the professional title of health and paediatric nurse

The activity as a health and children's nurse or health and children's nurse is regulated by precise regulations in Germany. This means that in order to work in Germany as a health and children's nurse or as a health and children's nurse, you need a state permit. With this permission, you may use the professional title "Health and Children's Nurse/Health and Children's Nurse" and work in the profession. Permission to hold the professional title of health and paediatric nurse or health and paediatric nurse is required to carry out the profession. It must be applied for. Permission is granted if you completed the training period required by law and passed the state examination, have not been guilty of conduct which gives rise to unreliability in the pursuit of the profession, are suitable for the exercise of the profession from a health point of view, have the knowledge of the German language necessary for the pursuit of the profession.

- official certificate of leadership in the original (not older than 3 months) - Proof of health suitability to pursue the profession (not older than 3 months)


Preconditions
After 3 years of training passed state examination for occupational therapists Health suitability (meaning that you can work mentally and physically as an occupational therapist or occupational therapist.) Reliability for work as an occupational therapist or occupational therapist no criminal record Proof of the german language required for the job. This is usually the level of B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
You can apply in writing for permission to use the professional title "Health and Paediatric Nurse" or "Health and Children's Nurse" using the form available: Download and print the form online. Fill in the form and add the necessary evidence. Submit the application documents to the LAVG. By post you will receive the desired permission and transfer the fee provided for this purpose.

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Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Integration and Consumer Protection

Last update or date of publication
04.03.2020