Podiatry in Romania

Education

Title of degree:Education process:Number of years/hours/ECTS:Degree:Continuous education mandatory:Name of regulated profession:

Recognition

Is podiatry recognised:Governmental recognition:Is there a board that regulates the profession (cfr HCPC – AHPRA – Ordre des Podologues):Is there automatic recognition of degree (with or without exam)? With competences based on your training?:Hours of mandatory CPD/CME yearly?:Allowing foreign podiatrists:Link to local applicable legislation:
Yes, from Dec. 2018Yes, from Dec. 2018NoNoNot yet

Foreign podiatrists in Romania

Q&A – What to know about podiatry in this country

Is there free access for patients?Yes
Does the podiatrist have prescription rights?No
Is the podiatrist allowed to perform surgery?Yes
Can the podiatrist make and prescribe orthotics?Yes
Can the podiatrist use anaesthetics?No
Is the podiatry profession regulated? Is there a law protecting the title of podiatrist and describing the competences?Yes
How many podiatrists are active in your country?None
Is the FIP-IFP member association recognized by the government as a professional association?No
Is there a code of conduct/deontology?Not yet

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