Internationally Educated Physical Therapists
The Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators (the Alliance) has compiled the "Source Country Profiles for Internationally Educated Physiotherapists" to assist Internationally Educated Physical Therapists considering entering practice in Canada.
How to obtain a Licence in Saskatchewan
For Internationally Educated Physical Therapists (IEPT's), here are the steps to follow to obtain a license in Saskatchewan:
- Contact the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators
- The Alliance will review your background and determine the equivalent to a Canadian PT education (credentialing). Any deficiencies will be addressed.
- Demonstrated proficiency in English or French (English only in Saskatchewan)
- Write the Alliance Physiotherapy Competency Examination (PCE)
- Once you receive a pass of the written exam, you may obtain a restricted license from the SCPT.
- In Saskatchewan you have 18 months from the date of your restricted licence to pass the clinical PCE. You are then eligible to apply for a full practice licence.
Canadian Health Care System
Orientation to the Canadian Health Care System, Culture and Context is a course designed for internationally educated health professionals who are in the process of becoming licensed in Canada. It is offered three times per year.
If you want to know more, please visit their website.
Internationally Educated Health Professionals Tools
Interprofessional Collaborative Tool for Internationally Educated Health Professionals
Partnerships & Workforce Planning Branch, Ministry of Health has developed an Interprofessional Collaborative Tool for the Internationally Educated Health Professionals’ Collaborative Practice that is available at their website.