Chiropractic is from 1994 accepted as part of the ordinary health service by governmental statutory regulation, and the title is protected (43, 106). Chiropractic is registered in the EU regulated professions database as follows: Chiropracticor is a directly related regulated profession with title “Kiropraktikko / kiropraktor” recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC(5), ID 743. General system of recognition- primary application. Qualification level: PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years), Art. 11 d (7).
5. DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 7 September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications (Text with EEA relevance) (OJ L 255, 30.9.2005, p. 22) Amended up to March 2011, (2005).
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