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Canada – Information

Canadian Podiatric Medical Association

Contactinformation:

Address: 120 Carlton Street Suite 305, Toronto, ON, M4A 4k2 Canada
Tel/Fax: (1) 888 220 3338 – (1) 780 922 7669
Email: jalleyne@podiatrycanada.org
Web:  www.Podiatrycanada.org

President: James Hill (DPM)

History:

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Education

Education Process- Same as USA, doctor of Podiatric Medicine
Years/Hours:- 4 years for all DPMs
- 3 years Residency undergrad

Degree:- DPM degree
Continuous education mandatory:- ...
Schools:- Find a school: https://www.podiatrycanada.org/#

Recognition

Governemental recognition:- Podiatry is recognized and regulated by the Provincial governments in Canada
- Also recognizes by the Federal government
Allowing foreign podiatrists-Yes if they meet the qualification of the respective provinces
Applicable legislation- · www.podiatrycanada.org

What you need to know about podiatry in Canada:

QuestionAnswer
Is there free access for patients?
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Does the podiatrist have prescription rights?
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Is the podiatrist is allowed to perform surgery?
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Can the podiatrist make and prescribe orthotics?
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Can the podiatrist use anaesthetics?
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Is the podiatry profession regulated? Is there a law protecting the title of podiatrist and describing the competences?
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How many podiatrists are active in Canada?
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Is the FIP-IFP member association recognized by the government as a professional association?
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Is there a code of conduct/deontology?
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