Organizing an educational program for medical fields – conditions for obtaining authorization

1. 5. 2014 | Source: Point of Single Contact (PSC) Czech Republic

This document refers to the conditions for issuing a license to organize an educational program for medical fields and other information about the licensing procedure.

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Conditions for granting a licence

  1. Qualifications of natural persons (guarantors, instructors) responsible for the course of the education.
  2. Professional qualifications of the employees who will be involved in the educational course
  3. The equipment and material provisions of the educational course

Application requirements

The application for the grant of accreditation shall include:

  1. company name, registered office, address of the organizational unit of a foreign entity in the Czech Republic, statutory body and identification number of a legal entity, if any, or the name or names and surname, address of permanent residence or registered address of temporary residence in the Czech Republic over 90 days, or the address of permanent residence of a foreigner in the Czech Republic or abroad, place of business and identification number of a natural person, if any, which shall accompany the application
  2. the name of the specialized education or focus of additional professional practice or certified course the applicant wishes to provide; if the applicant intends to organize only a part of the educational program, he shall also specify that part of the educational program
  3. list of contractual facilities if the applicant intends to provide part of the educational program through contractual facilities; contractual facilities that do not have accreditation must be accredited under the accreditation process of the applicant
  4. information about the type and scope of health care provided by the applicant, or contractual facility, in the respective specialized field, if by the medical facility
  5. documents attesting to the specialized qualifications or other professional qualifications of natural persons (guarantors, instructors) responsible for the course of the specialized education or additional professional practice or certified course at a specific workplace
  6. information about the specialized and professional qualifications of the staff who will be involved in the specialized education or additional professional practice or certified course
  7. information about the material and equipment provisions of the specialized education or additional professional education or certified course for at least the time set by the educational program
  8. proof of payment of the administrative fee (1,000 CZK) for issuing a decision in the accreditation process
  9. proposed maximum number of places

Requirements connected to the provision of services by a provider from a different Member State

Persons who received professional or specialist qualifications outside the Czech Republic shall attach the recognition of qualifications for the medical profession in the Czech Republic to their applications to the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic.

Further information on the licence proceedings

Type of licence

  • Accreditation

Respective authority

  • Ministry of Health

Control and supervisory bodies

  • Ministry of Health

Procedure for granting a licence

The applicant shall send the application for the grant of accreditation to the Ministry of Health

Application clearing deadline

  • 4 months + 60 days

Fees

  • CZK 1,000

Validity period of the licence

Accreditation is granted or renewed for a period corresponding to at least the length of the educational program, or corresponding to at least a part of the educational program (in the case of partial accreditation), calculated from the date of the decision to grant or renew the accreditation.

Legal Regulation

  • Act No. 95/2004 on the conditions for obtaining and recognizing the professional qualifications and specialized qualifications for the medical profession as a doctor, dentist and pharmacist

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