Naprapaths are classified as a regulated health care profession in Sweden and listed as health personnel in the Patient Safety Act, chapter 4, §1 and §5 (268). Educational and occupational regulations can be found in the bylaw (268).
Naprapath is registered under title chiropractor in the EU regulated professions database: Naprapath is a directly related regulated profession with title “Naprapat” recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC (5), ID 15606. General system of recognition- primary application. Qualification level: PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years), Art. 11d (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).
7. The European Commission. Regulated professions database. Brussels: EUROPA; 2011 [cited 2012 February 10, ]; Available from: http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/qualifications/regprof/index.cfm?fuseaction=regProf.index.
268. Patientsäkerhetslag (2010:659) (The Patient Safety Act), Svensk Riksdag(2010).