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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

Physiotherapy is a regulated profession in Italy with the title “Fisioterapista”. Legal
protection of the title and the professional activity of the physiotherapist profession have
been established.

Professional ethics have been established, and disciplinary jurisdiction is established by the State. There is no requirement for the physiotherapist to be registered and/or have a license to practise.

The “Ministero della Salute” is responsible for the physiotherapy profession in Italy, and the “Ministero dell’Università” for the education (176).

Physiotherapy is registered in the EU regulated professions database with two professions: Physiotherapy is a directly related regulated profession with title “Terapista della riabilitazione” (Physiotherapist (EN)) recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC (109).

General system of recognition – primary application. Qualification level: PS3 – Diploma of postsecondary level (3-4 years), Art. 11 d (7).

Physiotherapy is a directly related regulated profession with title “Fisioterapista”
(Physiotherapist (EN)) recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC(109). Since 2003 this
profession corresponds only to terapista della riabilitazione) (EN)(7).