Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec (OPPQ)’s primary function is to protect the public by ensuring its members provide quality services.

The Order and the Professional System

Quebec’s current professional system came about in 1973 with the advent of the Professional Code. Lawmakers gave professional orders certain responsibilities, including their main task of protecting the public.

This led to the creation of the Quebec professional system’s two major bodies:

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Currently there are 46 professional orders that represent over 380,000 Quebec professionals, including Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec, founded in 1973.

The former Ordre professionnel des physiothérapeutes officially became Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec (OPPQ) when physical rehabilitation therapists (PRTs) joined the organization in 2003.

Role and Mission

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OPPQ Structure

OPPQ is composed of a number of groups and committees, including a Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and full-time staff. Learn more about OPPQ’s structure.

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