(1) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, no person shall practice, attempt to practice, or claim to practice naturopathic medicine in this state without first complying with the provisions of this chapter.
(2) Only licensees under this chapter may use any or all of the following terms, consistent with academic degrees earned: “Doctor of Naturopathy” or its abbreviation, “N.D.,” “Naturopath” or “Naturopathic Physician.” However, none of these terms, or any combination of them, shall be so used as to convey the idea that the physician who uses them practices anything other than naturopathic medicine.
(3) Subsection (1) of this section does not apply to a bona fide student of naturopathic medicine who, during the period of the student’s enrollment and as part of a doctoral course of study in an Oregon accredited naturopathic educational institution, engages in clinical training under the supervision of institution faculty, if the clinical training facility and level of supervision meet the standards adopted by the Board of Naturopathic Examiners by rule. [Amended by 1997 c.560 §1; 2001 c.526 §1]Section: Previous 685.010 685.020 685.030 685.040 685.050 685.055 685.060 685.070 685.080 685.085 685.090 685.091 685.100 685.102 685.104 Next
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