Support our goals by becoming an Organizational Member, Individual Member, Partner or Affiliate of INPTRA!
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INPTRA’s purpose is to provide a forum for existing and emerging physiotherapy regulatory authorities, and other related organizations, to participate in exploring and furthering understanding of regulatory systems, issues and opportunities around the world, INPTRA facilitates international cooperation and collaboration on issues of mutual interest.
- Organizational Members are national and jurisdiction physiotherapy regulatory authorities and associations of physiotherapy regulatory authorities.
- Individual Members have an interest in physiotherapy regulation from an international perspective.
- Partners are organizations that are national, multinational, and/or international in scope and have a nexus to INPTRA as indicated by their interest in physiotherapy regulation, including credentialing, evaluation and assessment, education, or other matters related to the quality and integrity of the practice of physiotherapy. These organizations can reasonably be expected to add a unique perspective or bring expertise to the deliberations of the organization and are not otherwise eligible for membership.
- Affiliates are international organizations of other health care regulatory associations.
Annual Dues are based on each country's current Gross National Income (GNI) per capita. As a Member, you will have the satisfaction of knowing that your or your organization was instrumental in furthering INPTRA’s purpose.
INPTRA works with physiotherapy regulators to
- Share approaches, information, practices, and best practices
- Learn from other regulatory approaches
- See different futures
- Culturally expand as we understand the similarities, differences, and underlying assumptions that impact our world
- Provide individuals with the opportunity for involvement in an international physiotherapy regulation organization through committee work
- Explore relevant topics, including
- centralized or decentralized regulation
- entry-level examinations
- scope of practice
- diversity in the scope of practice
- supply and demand forecasting
- mobility and the need for a unified professional educational model
- accreditation and the need for assessment of professional education standards
- credentialing assessment of education standards
- disciplinary processes
- professional databases (licensure, exam, discipline, practice settings), and
- continuing professional development models