Physiotherapists who visit New Zealand for the purpose of presenting or educating in physiotherapy may be registered in New Zealand within the special purpose scope of practice for Visiting Physiotherapy Presenters/Educators, if:
- they have physiotherapy experience relevant to the subject of the presentation/education; and
- they are registered or recognised as being in good standing with an overseas organisation whose functions in principle correspond to those of the Physiotherapy Board; and
- they are invited for the purpose of presenting or educating by a New Zealand organisation/institution.
The special purpose scope restricts physiotherapy activities to the presenting and/or educating activities described in the application. It does not include any clinical practice involving the public or any activity that may pose a risk to public health and safety. Registration within the special purpose scope of practice will be for a limited time (usually for one month) from the requested commencement date.
how to apply
For further information on the application process please contact us.