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Fizjoterapeuta/ Technik Fizjoterapii (Poland)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Physiotherapist
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Fizjoterapeuta/ Technik Fizjoterapii
    Translation(s):
    Physiotherapist/ Physiotherapy Technician (EN)
    Country:
    Poland
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    Other  There are no EU legal basis for regulation of this profession.
    National legislation:
    (EN) Law of 18 January 1996 on physical culture (Dz. U. of 2007, Nr 226, poz. 1675, with amendments), Minister of Health regulation of 20 July 2011 concerning qualifications required from employees occupying certain type of positions in medical establishments that are not entrepreneurs (Dz. U. of 2011, Nr 151, poz. 896), Minister of Labour and Social Policy regulation of 27 April 2010 concerning classifications of professions and professional specialties for the needs of labour market and the scope of its usage (Dz. U. of 2010, Nr 82, poz. 537, with amendments), Minister of National Education regulation of 23 December 2011 concerning classifications of vocational education (Dz. U. of 2012, poz. 7), Minister of Health regulation of 6 November 2013 concerning the guaranteed medical services in the field of medical rehabilitation (Dz. U. of 2013, poz. 1522). (PL) Ustawa z dnia 18 stycznia 1996 r. o kulturze fizycznej (t.j. Dz. U. z 2007 r. Nr 226, poz. 1675, z późn. zm.), rozporządzenie Ministra Zdrowia z dnia 20 lipca 2011 r. w sprawie kwalifikacji wymaganych od pracowników na poszczególnych rodzajach stanowisk pracy w podmiotach leczniczych niebędących przedsiębiorcami (Dz. U. Nr 151, poz. 896), rozporządzenie Ministra Pracy i Polityki Społecznej z dnia 27 kwietnia 2010 r. w sprawie klasyfikacji zawodów i specjalności na potrzeby rynku pracy oraz zakresu jej stosowania (Dz. U. Nr 82, poz. 537, z późn. zm.), rozporządzenie Ministra Edukacji Narodowej z dnia 23 grudnia 2011 r. w sprawie klasyfikacji zawodów szkolnictwa zawodowego (Dz. U. z 2012 r. poz. 7), rozporządzenie Ministra Zdrowia z dnia 6 listopada 2013 r. w sprawie świadczeń gwarantowanych z zakresu rehabilitacji leczniczej (Dz. U. poz. 1522).
    Useful link:
    http://isap.sejm.gov.pl

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities

    Recognition

     
    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    In case of physiotherapy technician Poland issues Annex A - Code of Conduct.The professional competences of the physiotherapy technicians (original: “technik fizjoterapii”) do not differ from the competences of the graduates in physiotherapy faculty set at the bachelor level (the “licencjat” level) and their professional qualifications are deemed to be equal. Under the present legal position there is no difference in the scope of professional tasks between physiotherapy technicians and graduates in physiotherapy faculty set at the bachelor level (the “licencjat” level). The qualifications of the physiotherapy technicians were granted equal rights as the qualifications of the graduates in physiotherapy faculty at the “licencjat” level gained in higher education institutions.
    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 under article 7(4):
    Yes
    Justification for Article 7.4:

    The Polish regulations concerning this profession have in mind the safety and health of a patient. The regulations in place are to ensure that the patient will not be exposed to the health care services provided by the unqualified person.

  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Przywracanie sprawności osobie, która jest pod opieką fizjoterapeutyczną jak również zapewnianie wszystkich ważnych czynności dla planowania i kontrolowania procesów fizjoterapii oraz stosowanie metod fizjoterapii, prowadzenie dokumentacji fizjoterapeutycznej, kontrolowanie skuteczności procesów fizjoterapii, zapewnianie czynności mających na celu promocję zdrowia, jak również utrzymywanie dobrej sprawności ruchowej w celu zapobiegania niezdolności ruchowej, sporządzanie opinii o faktycznej sprawności i rozwoju czynności fizjoterapeutycznych.
    Translation(s):
    Adjusting the condition of the person that is under the physiotherapeutic treatment as well as providing all necessary actions for the programming and controlling the process of physiotherapy and providing methods of physiotherapy, providing the physiotherapeutic documentation, controlling the effectiveness of the process of physiotherapy, providing actions aimed at the health promotion as well as keeping the good motorical abilities for preventing the inability, issuing the opinion of the person’s factual condition and the progress of physiotherapeutic actions. (EN)
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