Physician in the practical course

after that to date (2004) valid federal physician order was after existence of the 3. Section of the medical examination necessarily for the receipt of the full license to practise medicine still doing a 18-monatigen phase as a physician in the practical course.

To 6. May 2004 has the German Bundestagby a change of the federal physician order unanimously decided, the physician in the practical course with effect starting from 1. To abolish October 2004. The medical profession with successfully locked study receive then immediately their license to practise medicine as physician and the status of a Assistenzarztes with the admission of an activity in a hospital. The license to practise medicineit can also request who already in former times successfully terminated its study.

According to statements of cabinet members is the avowed goal of the change of increasing the attractiveness from medicine study and occupation of physician to. This is to be achieved in particular by the fact that the change for an increase of the entrance salaries of the beginning medical professionon the up to three-way amount in relation to the content of a physician in the practical course leads. Associated extra costs carry the federation and the legal health insurance companies, which apply for this means, which became free by savings in the course of the 2004 health reform begun.

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