Address: Michalowicza 18 lok. 2 94 – 306 Lodz
|Education Process||- There are schools which you may enter after high school diploma. It is mostly cosmetic schools with podology department.
|Years/Hours:||- 2 years
|Continuous education mandatory:||- No|
|Schools:||Find a school: https://ptp-podologia.pl/podologia-informacje-definicje-publikacje/|
|Governemental recognition:||- ...|
|Allowing foreign podiatrists||-Podology profession was registered in ministry of social affairs, not MOH.
- There is no parallel diploma recognition, because we
have been working on educational program still.
|Applicable legislation||- https://ptp-podologia.pl/|
|Is there free access for patients? ||- Only non risk patients
|Does the podiatrist have prescription rights?||- None|
|Is the podiatrist is allowed to perform surgery?||- No|
|Can the podiatrist make and prescribe orthotics?||- Prescribes orthotics;Manufactures orthotics
|Can the podiatrist use anaesthetics?||- No|
|Is the podiatry profession regulated? Is there a law protecting the title of podiatrist and describing the competences?||- Profession is partially regulated, however there is no nation wide education program, no certifying body, no one list of competences to be fulfilled.
|How many podiatrists are active in Poland?||- 150|
|Is the FIP-IFP member association recognized by the government as a professional association? ||- No|
|Is there a code of conduct/deontology?||- No|