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Fisioterapista (Italy)

  • Generic name of profession

  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    (since 2003 corresponds only to terapista della riabilitazione) (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:

    D. M. 14 Settembre 1994, n. 741

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Il fisioterapista è l'operatore sanitario, in possesso del diploma universitario abilitante, che svolge, in via autonoma o in collaborazione con altre figure sanitarie, gli interventi di prevenzione, cura e riabilitazione nelle aree della motricità, delle funzioni corticali superiori e di quelle viscerali conseguenti a eventi patologici, a varia eziologia, congenita od acquisita


    The physiotherapist is a health practitioner, in possession of a university degree qualification, which undertakes independently or in collaboration with other health professionals, the interventions of prevention, treatment and rehabilitation in the areas of motor skills, the higher cortical functions and visceral functions resulting from pathological events, having various causes, congenital or acquired.

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