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Italy

Terapista occupazionale/ergoterapista (Italy)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Occupational therapist
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Terapista occupazionale/ergoterapista
    Translation(s):
    undefined
    Country:
    Italy
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    None
    National legislation:

    D.M. 17 gennaio 1997, n.136

    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 terapista occupazionale è l'operatore sanitario che, in possesso del diploma universitario abilitante, opera nell'ambito della prevenzione, cura e riabilitazione dei soggetti affetti da malattie e disordini fisici, psichici sia con disabilità temporanee che permanenti, utilizzando attività espressive, manuali-rappresentative, ludiche, della vita quotidiana.

    Translation(s):

    The occupational therapist is a healthcare professional who, in possession of a university degree qualification, is engaged in prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with diseases and physical disorders as well as mental disabilities, both temporary and permanent, using expressive, manual-representative and playful activities as well as activities of everyday life.

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