Congo (Democratic Republic): a profile of the profession

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The data has been provided by Congo Physical Therapists Union and to the extent possible are a true reflection of the situation in the country, however not all figures are authoritative and should be interpreted accordingly. For definitions and metadata please refer to the data guide. For questions or feedback please contact info@wcpt.org

Reference year: 2013

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Professional title
English title:
Not available
National language titles:
Not available
Membership
Number of physical therapist members:
173          (as at 31 December 2015)
Female : Male ratio:
Not available
 
Entry level student organisation:
Not available
Practising physical therapists
Number of practising physical therapists:
Not available
Publications
Journals:
Not available
 
Events
CPD Events:
None
Special interest groups recognised by Congo (Democratic Republic)
Recognised special interest groups:
Not available
Collaborative arrangements (twinning)
Not available
Physical therapist professional entry level education
Number of programmes:
Not available
Post professional degree programmes
Post professional degree programmes:
Not available
Physical therapist specialisation recognised by Congo (Democratic Republic)
Recognised specialisation:
Not available
Practice
Scope of practice defined by:
Not available
Standards of practice:
Not available
Code of conduct:
Not available
Scope of practice defined by:
Not available
 
Education for autonomous practice:
Not available
 
Legislation to prevent private practice:
Not available
 
Physical Therapists are permitted to:
Not available
 
Direct access* permitted:
Not available
Can people self refer to physical therapists in private practice:
Not available
 
Can people self refer to physical therapists in the public system:
Not available
* Direct access - a person can refer themselves to a physical therapist without referral from another health professional
Regulation
Registration required to practice:
Not available
CPD* required for re-registration:
Not available
CPD* required for membership:
Not available
 
The system of regulation in the country:
Not available
* CPD - Continuing Professional Development