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Member organisation

Macau Physical Therapists Association

澳門物理治療師公會MacauAsia Western Pacific
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The Macau Physical Therapists Association has been a member of World Physiotherapy since 2011 and is part of our Asia Western Pacific region.

The association was formally established in 2000, although the the roots of the physiotherapy profession in Macau date back to the 1980s.

Subgroups

The Macau Physical Therapists Association recognises the following subgroup:

Year established

2000

World Physiotherapy member since

2011

Year members reported

2020

Number of physiotherapist members

144

Contact details

Macau: a profile of the profession in 2020

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About Macau Physical Therapists Association and the physiotherapy profession in Macau

Practising physiotherapists in the country/territory

150 (estimated)

2.37

Per 10,000 population

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% female

56%

In this country/territory

54%

In this region

63%

Globally

Physiotherapist members in this member organisation (MO)

144

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% female

56%

In this MO

51%

In MOs in this region

61%

In MOs globally

Physiotherapy professional entry level education

Minimum qualification required to practice

Bachelors degree

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

Ministry of Health or another government department

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Standards of practice

The standards of the regulatory/licensing/registration authority

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Education for autonomous practice

There are no professional entry level programmes in the country

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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?

In part

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Can people self refer to physiotherapists in the public system?

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Limitations

- for insurance claims purposes; for referral within the public sector

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) events

http://www.mpta.org.mo/

Currently we do not post CPD info on the website.

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