Other treatments in Iceland | Cam-Regulation

Other treatments in Iceland

Natural health practitioner is a regulated profession in Iceland. The profession is registered in the EU regulated professions database as follows:

Natural health practitioner is a directly related regulated profession with title “Náttúrufræðingur í heilbrigðisþjónustu” recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC(5), ID 576.

EU translation “Biologist in a specialized health institution (EN)”. General system of recognition – primary application.

National Legislation: Act no. 24/1985 on the professional titles and professional rights of health professions and regulation no. 272/1991 on the education, rights and duties of natural scientists in the health service.

Incorporated EEA Decision No 142/2007 in 2009 (155). Qualification level PS3 – Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years), Art. 11 d (7) All regions included. Useful link: http://www.llv.li/amtsstellen/llv-agd-home.htm

Physiotherapist is a regulated profession in Iceland. Legal protection of the title of physiotherapists has been established, but not for the professional activity. All physiotherapist members must be registered and obtain a licence to practise physiotherapy.

Iceland has established a code of ethics for physiotherapists. The “Ministry of Health” is responsible for the physiotherapy profession in Iceland (156).

Physiotherapy is registered in the EU regulated professions database with two titles:
Physiotherapy is a directly related regulated profession with title “Sjúkraþjálfari” recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC (5), ID 583. General system of recognition- primary application. National legislation: Act no. 58/1976 on physiotherapy. All regions. Qualification level: PS3 – Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years), Art. 11 d (7).

Doctor of medicine with a specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC) is a directly related regulated profession with title “Orku- og endurhæfingarlækningar” (Physiotherapy (EN)). Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC(5), ID 11689.

Qualification level undefined. Doctor in basic and specialized medicine both listed in Annex V (7).

Sources

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.

155. Act no. 24/1985 on the professional titles and professional rights of health professions and regulation no. 272/1991 on the education, rights and duties of natural scientists in the health service, Althingi (The Icelandic Parliament), EEA Decision No 142/2007 Sess. (2009).

156. Félag íslenskra sjúkraþjálfara. Physiotherapy in Iceland. The World Confederation for Physical Therapy; 2012 [cited 2012 March 27]; Available from: http://www.physioeurope. org/index.php?action=15&subaction=details&member=29.

CAM Regulation is hosted by NAFKAM

Norway's National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Read more about NAFKAM

Other websites from NAFKAM: