Healthcare and medicinesLast updated:2016-06-20
This section contains information about regulated professions in the category Healthcare and medicines. For more information and application to excersise your profession in Sweden, choose a link below.
An audiologist works with evaluation, diagnosis, habilitation and rehabilitation of children and adults with hearing damage and other hearing-related...
- Biomedical scientist
Biomedical scientist work in laboratories in the areas of pathology, microbiology, clinical chemistry, immunology, clinical physiology and genetics. They also...
A chiropractor specialises in treating disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
- Dental hygienist
Dental hygienists work with evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of oral hygiene.
- Dental practitioner
A dental practitioner (dentist) work with examination, diagnosis and treatment of disease and anomalies in the teeth, oral cavity, jaws and surrounding tissues...
Dietitians treat and prevent various nutrition-related conditions and function as a knowledge resource in relation to establishing, improving and maintaining...
- Doctor of Medicine
A doctor work with examination, diagnosis and treatment of the entire body. Doctors work with both children and adults.
- Medical physicist
Medical physicists work primarily in various healthcare fields where radiation is found and where medical imaging is essential to diagnostics and subsequent...
- Medical specialist
Those who want to work as a specialist in Sweden need to have a Swedish licence to practice as a doctor of medicine and recognition of their specialist...
Midwives provide care to women during pregnancy, labour and delivery and post-natal care. Midwives also provides information about sexual and reproductive...
Naprapaths evaluate, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate pain and dysfunction in the neuromusculoskeletal system.
- Nurse responsible for general care
A nurse responsible for general care work to give people good nursing care in all phases of life and are responsible for meeting the individual’s care needs.
- Occupational therapist
Occupational therapy is aimed at helping the individual manage tasks of daily living, their work and their leisure time.
Opticians examine and treat harmless changes in the eyes, perform eye examinations and fit eyeglasses and contact lenses.
- Orthopaedic engineer
Orthopaedic engineers measure, design, make, fit or inspect prostheses and other orthopaedic devices prescribed by doctors. Orthopaedic engineers examine the...
Pharmacists have overall responsibility for handling medicines, supplying medicines and quality assurance, as well as for in-depth medicinal advice in...
Physiotherapists treat patients with physical difficulties caused by illness, injury, physical disability or ageing.
A prescriptionist work in pharmacies and have personal professional responsibility in assessing the reasonableness of prescriptions of medicine with regard to...
- Professions in social child and youth care
If you are a trained social worker or equivalent outside of Sweden and will be working in the social services within child and youth care you will need in some...
Psychologists work primarily with evaluating and treating psychological disorders through talk therapy. Psychologists have knowledge about how the brain and...
Psychotherapists use talk therapy to help people improve their quality of life and mental health and to prevent psychological and social problems.
A radiographers main field is radiology, which is an interdisciplinary field of knowledge that derives knowledge from the fields of nursing, imaging and...
- Specialist Dental Practitioner
A specialist dental practitioner is a dentist who have proof of a specialist qualification.
- Speech therapist
Speech therapists work with communication skills and evaluate, diagnose and treat children and adults with voice, speech and language difficulties.
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