Oregon Statutes - Chapter 685 - Naturopaths - Section 685.091 - Exemption from licensure requirement.

(1) A naturopathic physician licensed to practice naturopathic medicine under the laws of another jurisdiction with licensing requirements and a scope of practice found to be comparable to those for this state by the Board of Naturopathic Examiners may be exempted from the licensure requirement in ORS 685.020 if that physician:

(a) Is practicing in Oregon on a temporary assignment for specific educational events not to exceed 15 days in a calendar year; and

(b) Is actively engaged in the practice of naturopathic medicine in the jurisdiction in which the person is licensed.

(2) A naturopathic physician granted an exemption under subsection (1) of this section:

(a) Must comply with the provisions of this chapter and rules adopted by the board governing the practice of naturopathic medicine; and

(b) Is subject to the disciplinary authority of the board under ORS 685.110 for any violation of the provisions of this chapter and of rules adopted by the board.

(3) The board may refuse to grant or may revoke an exemption of a naturopathic physician for a violation of the provisions of this chapter or of rules adopted by the board. [2007 c.427 §3]

Note: 685.091 was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 685 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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