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Other treatments in Liechtenstein

In national legislation Naturheilpraktiker is regulated by the health law of 2007 Art 6 m and D art 22-24 (185).

The working fields are homeopathy, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Traditional European naturopathy treatment. Restrictions of treatment for the Naturheilpraktiker are described in the health law art 24 (185).

Natural health practitioner is registered in the EU regulated professions database as follows: Natural health practitioner is a directly related regulated profession with title “Naturheilpraktiker” recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC (5), ID 14807.

General system of recognition – primary application. Qualification level PS3 – Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years), Art. 11 d. All regions included. National legislation: Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. m Gesundheitsgesetz, LGBl. 2008 Nr. 30 iVm Art. 54 ff. Gesundheitsverordnung, 2008 Nr. 39 (7,185, 186).

Physiotherapy is a regulated profession with the title Physiotherapeut according to national legislation in the health law Art.6 p. and “Gesundheitsgesetz Art. 7ff sowie Gesundheitsverordnung Art. 63 bis 65”(185, 186). The title and the professional activity is protected by the state (188). The physiotherapist must be state registered and obtain a licence to practice (188).

In regulation for “Chiropraktoren”, health law E art. 27 (185) chiropractors are legally entitled to submit medical questions of a patient to a physiotherapist if they are not convinced what will be the best treatment (185). Physiotherapy is registered in the EU regulated professions database as follows:

Physiotherapist is a directly related regulated profession with title “Physioterapeut” (Physiotherapist (EN)) recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC (5), ID 285. General system of recognition – primary application. National legislation: Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. p Gesundheitsgesetz, LGBl. 2008 Nr. 30 iVm. Art. 63 ff Gesundheitsverordnung, LGBl. 2008 Nr. 39 (185–187). Qualification level: SEC – Certificate attesting the completion of a secondary course, Art. 11b (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.

185. Gesundheitsgesetz (GesG) vom 13.Dezember 2007. Liechtensteinisches Landesgesetzblatt 811.01, Jahrgang 2008, Nr. 30, am 31 Januar 2008, Parliament of Liechtenstein(2007).

186. Gesundheitsverordnung(GesV) vom 29. Januar 2008. Liechtensteinisches Landesgesetzblatt 811.011, Jahrgang 2008, Nr. 39, am 1 Februar 2008, Parliament of Liechtenstein(2008).

187. Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. p Gesundheitsgesetz, LGBl. 2008 Nr. 30 iVm. Art. 63 ff Gesundheitsverordnung, LGBl. 2008, Nr. 39, Parliament of Liechtenstein(2008).

188. Physiotherapeuten Verband Fuerstentum Liechtenstein (PVFL). Physiotherapy in Liechtenstein. The World Confederation for Physical Therapy 2012 [cited 2012 24 April]; Available from: http://www.physio-europe.org/index.php?action=15&subaction=details&member=34.

Useful webpage: http://www.ag.llv.li

Useful link: http://www.llv.li/amtsstellen/llv-agd-home.htm.

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