Address: P.O. Box. 20317, 2150, Nicosia, Cyprus
|Education Process||- No universities or colleges offering Podiatry in Cyprus
- Most Podiatrists are trained in the U.K.
|Years/Hours:||- 3 years
- 1000 hours clinical work
|Degree:||- See UK|
|Continuous education mandatory:||- ...|
|Schools:||Find a school: www.podiatry.org.cy|
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|Allowing foreign podiatrists||- The Podiatry profession in Cyprus must be:
o Registered with the Cyprus Association of Registered Podiatrists
o Obtain a Certificate of Registration, ussued by the Registration Board of the Cyprus Association of Registered Podiatrists and the Ministry of Health.
- People who wish to register should meet the following criteria (according to legislation 75 (I) 2013:
o Hold a BSc (Hons) Podiatry University degree (Min 3 years) or an equivalent qualification which must be recognized in the country of acquisition and were the profession of Podiatry mustbe regulated through legislation.
o Acquired 1000 hours of clinical practice
o Degree/qualifications needs to be recognized by the Cyprus Council of Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications (KY.S.A.T.S)
o Demonstrate proficiency in spoken Greek through tests
o Registration/membership fees need to be up to date.
|Applicable legislation||- https://www.podiatry.org.cy/|
|Is there free access for patients? ||- ...|
|Does the podiatrist have prescription rights?||- ...|
|Is the podiatrist is allowed to perform surgery?||- ...|
|Can the podiatrist make and prescribe orthotics?||- ...|
|Can the podiatrist use anaesthetics?||- ...|
|Is the podiatry profession regulated? Is there a law protecting the title of podiatrist and describing the competences?||- ...|
|How many podiatrists are active in Cyprus?||- ...|
|Is the FIP-IFP member association recognized by the government as a professional association? ||- ...|
|Is there a code of conduct/deontology?||- ...|