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Italy

Podologo (Italy)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Chiropodist (podiatrist)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Podologo
    Translation(s):
    undefined
    Country:
    Italy
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    None
    National legislation:

    D.M. 14 settembre 1994, n. 666

    Useful link:
    http://www.salute.gov.it/portale/temi/p2_5.jsp?lingua=italiano&area=professioni-sanitarie&menu=riconoscimento

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    N/A

    Recognition

     
    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:
    Yes
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Il Podologo è l'operatore sanitario che in possesso del diploma universitario abilitante, tratta direttamente,nel rispetto della normativa vigente, dopo esame obiettivo del piede, con metodi incruenti, ortesici ed idromassoterapici, le callosità, le unghie ipertrofiche, deformi e incarnite, nonchè il piede doloroso.

    Translation(s):

    The Podiatrist is a health practitioner who holds a university diploma qualification; after examination of the foot, he/she treats directly, in accordance with local regulations, hard skin, hypertrophic, ingrown and deformed nails, as well as the painful foot, using bloodless, orthotic and hydro-massage methods.

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