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Georgian Association of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

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The Georgian Association of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation has been a member of World Physiotherapy since 2019 and is part of our Europe region.

Year established

2017

World Physiotherapy member since

2019

Year members reported

2019

Number of physiotherapist members

199

Contact details

      Georgia: a profile of the profession in 2019

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      ზოგადი რეაბილიტოლოგი (Bachelor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)

      About Georgian Association of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation and the physiotherapy profession in Georgia

      Practising physiotherapists in the country/territory

      300 (estimated)

      0.80

      Per 10,000 population

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      % female

      69%

      In this region

      66%

      Globally

      Physiotherapist members in this member organisation (MO)

      199

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      % female

      71%

      In this MO

      65%

      In MOs in this region

      58%

      In MOs globally

      Physiotherapy professional entry level education

      Minimum qualification required to practice

      Bachelors degree

      Equivalent fulltime years

      4

      Number of programmes

      8

      Regulation

      * = Continuing Professional Development

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      Registration required to practice

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      CPD* required for re-registration

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      CPD* required for membership

      Practice

      Which authority defines scope of practice

      Not defined

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      Standards of practice

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      Education for autonomous practice

      All programmes

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      Legislation to prevent private practice

      Physiotherapists are permitted to

      Direct access

      *Direct access means a person can refer themselves to a physiotherapist without referral from another health professional

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      Direct access* permitted?

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      Can people self refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Will this be reimbursed?

      No

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      Can people self refer to physiotherapists in the public system?

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      Albania

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      1-5

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      20-40%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      40-60%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      10-15

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      No

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      No

      Is direct access permitted?

      No

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      No

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      Yes

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Austria

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      1000-10000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      10-15

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      40-60%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      60-80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      5-10

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, more than one

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      No

      Is direct access permitted?

      No

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      No

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      Yes

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Belgium

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      1000-10000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      >20

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      <20%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      40-60%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Masters degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      5-10

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the standards of the regulatory/licensing/registration authority

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      No

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      No

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Bosnia and Herzegovina

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      1-5

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      20-40%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      40-60%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      >20

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the standards of the regulatory/licensing/registration authority

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Some

      Is direct access permitted?

      No

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      Yes

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Bulgaria

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      1-5

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      <20%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      60-80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      1-5

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the standards of the regulatory/licensing/registration authority

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      No

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Cyprus

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      5-10

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      40-60%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      40-60%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      15-20

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Partnership

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the standards of the regulatory/licensing/registration authority

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      Yes

      Czech Republic

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      5-10

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      5-10

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the WCPT standard

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      No

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Denmark

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      >10000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      >20

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      60-80%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      60-80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      10-15

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the standards of the regulatory/licensing/registration authority

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Finland

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      1000-10000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      >20

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      60-80%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      >80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      10-15

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, more than one

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      Yes

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Georgia

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      <1

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      10-15

      Is registration required to practice?

      No

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Not defined

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      No

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Germany

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      >10000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      >20

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Diploma

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      15-20

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Independent

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the standards of the regulatory/licensing/registration authority

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      No

      Is direct access permitted?

      No

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      No

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Greece

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      1000-10000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      5-10

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      20-40%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      40-60%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      1-5

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      No

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      No

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      No

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      Yes

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      Yes

      Hungary

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      1-5

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      60-80%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      >80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      1-5

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the standards of the regulatory/licensing/registration authority

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      No

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Iceland

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      15-20

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      60-80%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      60-80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Masters degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      10-15

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Partnership

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the WCPT standard

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Ireland

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      1000-10000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      10-15

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      5-10

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Independent

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, more than one

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      Yes

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Israel

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      5-10

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      <20%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      40-60%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      5-10

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the WCPT standard

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Italy

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      >10000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      10-15

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      1-5

      Is registration required to practice?

      No

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the standards of the regulatory/licensing/registration authority

      Is direct access permitted?

      No

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Jordan

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      1-5

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      <20%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      60-80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      1-5

      Is registration required to practice?

      No

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the standards of the regulatory/licensing/registration authority

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      No

      Is direct access permitted?

      No

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      No

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Kosovo

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      1-5

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      40-60%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      40-60%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      5-10

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the standards of the regulatory/licensing/registration authority

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      No

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      Yes

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      Yes

      Latvia

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      5-10

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      >80%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      >80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      5-10

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the standards of the regulatory/licensing/registration authority

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      No

      Is direct access permitted?

      No

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      Yes

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Lebanon

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      1000-10000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      1-5

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      60-80%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      60-80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      10-15

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the standards of the regulatory/licensing/registration authority

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      No

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      No

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      Yes

      Liechtenstein

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      >20

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      60-80%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      60-80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Diploma

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      0

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Partnership

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the WCPT standard

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      No

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      Yes

      Lithuania

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      1-5

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      20-40%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      60-80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      15-20

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the standards of the regulatory/licensing/registration authority

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Some

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      Yes

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Luxembourg

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      15-20

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Masters degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      15-20

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the WCPT member organisation specific standard

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Malta

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      10-15

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      20-40%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      40-60%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      10-15

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the WCPT member organisation specific standard

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Montenegro

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      5-10

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      40-60%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      40-60%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      15-20

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the WCPT standard

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      No

      Is direct access permitted?

      No

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      Yes

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      Yes

      Netherlands

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      >10000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      >20

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      20-40%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      40-60%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      1-5

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the WCPT member organisation specific standard

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Norway

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      1000-10000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      >20

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      40-60%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      60-80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      1-5

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the standards of the regulatory/licensing/registration authority

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      Yes

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Poland

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      >10000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      15-20

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      60-80%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      60-80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Masters degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      5-10

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the standards of the regulatory/licensing/registration authority

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Portugal

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      10-15

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      <20%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      60-80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      5-10

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the WCPT standard

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      Yes

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Slovenia

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      5-10

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      60-80%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      60-80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Diploma

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      15-20

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the WCPT member organisation specific standard

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      No

      Is direct access permitted?

      No

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Spain

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      1000-10000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      10-15

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      <20%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      60-80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      5-10

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the standards of the regulatory/licensing/registration authority

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Sweden

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      >10000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      15-20

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      60-80%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      60-80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      <1

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the standards of the regulatory/licensing/registration authority

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      Yes

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Switzerland

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      1000-10000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      10-15

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      60-80%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      60-80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      1-5

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, more than one

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      No

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      Yes

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      Ukraine

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      100-1000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      5-10

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Masters degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      10-15

      Is registration required to practice?

      No

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Government

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, the WCPT member organisation specific standard

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      No

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

      United Kingdom

      How many physiotherapist members does our member organisation have?

      >10000

      How many practising physiotherapists per 10,000 population

      5-10

      What proportion of physiotherapist members are female?

      60-80%

      What proportion of practising physiotherapists are female?

      60-80%

      What is the minimum qualification required to practice?

      Bachelors degree

      How many entry level education programmes per 5,000,000 population

      5-10

      Is registration required to practice?

      Yes

      Which authority defines scope of practice?

      Partnership

      Is practice guided by specified standards of practice?

      Yes, more than one

      Are physiotherapists educated for autonomous practice?

      Yes

      Is direct access permitted?

      Yes

      Can people self-refer to physiotherapists in private practice?

      Yes

      Do support personnel work with physiotherapists?

      Yes

      Do physiotherapists need to be a member of our member organisation to practice?

      No

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