News – New regulation found after the CAMbrella deliveries:
No new regulation found.
Notice! All text below is copied from the CAMbrella report – delivered Dec 31, 2012
In Austria physiotherapy is regulated by “Bundesgesetz über die Regelung der gehobenen
medizinisch-technischen Dienste (MTD-Gesetz)“ BGB1. Nr. 460/1992(3).
The title “Physiotherapeutin”,“Physiotherapeut”(EN) and the professional activity is
protected by the state. The rules of professional conduct are determined directly by the
state through national legislation. The physiotherapist must obtain a licence to practise.
Austria has a code of ethics for physiotherapists. The national authority responsible for
legislation concerning the physiotherapy profession in Austria is the “Bundesministerium für Gesundheit” (35).
Physiotherapist is a directly related regulated profession with title “Physiotherapeutin/
Physiotherapeut(AT)” recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC(5), ID 617. General system of recognition – primary application. Qualification level: PS3 – Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years), Art.11 d(7).
Useful link: http://www.bmgf.gv.at/cms/site/inhalte.htm?channel=CH0003&thema=CH0012