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    NZ Physiotherapy Registration Approved as an Overseas Physiotherapist

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    Hi everyone!

    I am a Physiotherapist with a BSc. Physical Therapy from Jamaica. Here's my timeline below:

    1.)
    Application Received and fees taken: July 5, 2016
    (It took about 3 weeks for my recommendation letters to arrive so the assessment process didn't start right away. They wait until they have all documents first)

    2.) Assessment of eligibility completed on July 28, 2016 and they sought clarification from me on certain things specific to the country I was registered in.

    3.)Application sent for assessment by the board of assessors August 8, 2016.

    4.) Initial assessment completed and more documentation required to fulfill all competencies September 14, 2016.

    5.) Extra documentation received by the board on October 3, 2016.

    6.) Registration Approved and registration number assigned October 20, 2016.


    The board was VERY helpful and VERY fair, at no point did they return my whole application but contacted me regarding any clarification via email. If you anyone has any questions or need help I would be happy to assist you!

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    Re: NZ Physiotherapy Registration Approved as an Overseas Physiotherapist

    Hello there!

    Thank you for your post.
    I am currently in NZ (I am a PR) finding my way through. I just have a couple of questions for you:
    -Do you have a graduate UK University degree or similar?
    -if not, did you have to take a Msc degree with autonomous clinical practice somewhere?

    Many Thanks!!

    Lou


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    Re: NZ Physiotherapy Registration Approved as an Overseas Physiotherapist

    Hi everyone
    I am a physiotherapist from India. I just completed my Masters. I wish to settle in New Zealand.
    Can anyone guide me with the process of application for the registration of PT license, and also if it is
    difficult to get for Indian Physios, any other process to go through like taking an exam or so..
    Please help.
    Thank you


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    Re: NZ Physiotherapy Registration Approved as an Overseas Physiotherapist

    Hi all,

    i am a Bachelor of physiotherapy from India with masters done in the UK. I worked in Bahrain for 3 and half years and now moved to NZ.

    i have applied for registration to the NZ board and my application has been sent to the assessors.

    my question is 1. Are the assessors prompt in responding via email the outcome of the application?

    2. How long do they generally take for this step.

    Can u send me your email I’d so I could ask you a few questions. Thanks


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    Re: NZ Physiotherapy Registration Approved as an Overseas Physiotherapist

    Hi there,
    Congratulations on getting registered
    I am a physio from India who completed his PG Diploma in Sports Physio recently from Otago University in NZ.

    I have a question. How did you explain the fulfillment of the 'Autonomous Practice' competency through your application ?


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    Re: NZ Physiotherapy Registration Approved as an Overseas Physiotherapist

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    Quote Originally Posted by JAPhysio View Post
    Hi everyone!

    I am a Physiotherapist with a BSc. Physical Therapy from Jamaica. Here's my timeline below:

    1.)
    Application Received and fees taken: July 5, 2016
    (It took about 3 weeks for my recommendation letters to arrive so the assessment process didn't start right away. They wait until they have all documents first)

    2.) Assessment of eligibility completed on July 28, 2016 and they sought clarification from me on certain things specific to the country I was registered in.

    3.)Application sent for assessment by the board of assessors August 8, 2016.

    4.) Initial assessment completed and more documentation required to fulfill all competencies September 14, 2016.

    5.) Extra documentation received by the board on October 3, 2016.

    6.) Registration Approved and registration number assigned October 20, 2016.


    The board was VERY helpful and VERY fair, at no point did they return my whole application but contacted me regarding any clarification via email. If you anyone has any questions or need help I would be happy to assist you!

    Hello
    I am also in the process of registration at the moment where they have asked for more documents to fulfil most of the competency after initial assessment. i would really appreciate if you could help me with the form or even example of your threshold template form or supporting evidence. any assistance will be appreciated as i am kind of lost with the form now. my email address is thapasandhya@yahoo.com
    thank you



 
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