Osteopathy in Iceland

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NewsNew regulation found after the CAMbrella deliveries:

No new regulation found.

Notice! All text below is copied from the CAMbrella report – delivered Dec 31, 2012

Osteopathy is a regulated health profession in Iceland since 2005 (106). The Icelandic
Osteopathic Association (Osteópatafélag Íslands) was founded in 2002 (154).

No one can work or call themselves osteopaths in Iceland unless they are registered as such with the Ministry of Health which seeks an opinion from the Icelandic Osteopathic Association before granting a registration (154).

The Icelandic osteopathic profession is a registered health profession according to regulation 229/2005 (151, 154). Osteopathy is registered in the EU regulated professions database as follows:

Osteopathy is a directly related regulated profession with title “Osteópati” recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC(5), ID 14467 General system of recognition- primary application. All regions. Qualification level: PS3 – Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years), Art. 11 d.(7).