Oregon Statutes - Chapter 685 - Naturopaths - Section 685.135 - Certificate of special competency in natural childbirth; rules; fee.

(1) No naturopath shall practice natural childbirth without first obtaining a certificate of special competency in natural childbirth in accordance with the provisions of this section.

(2) Upon payment of the fee required under ORS 685.100, the Board of Naturopathic Examiners shall issue a certificate of special competency in natural childbirth to a licensed naturopath who meets the requirements prescribed by the board to practice natural childbirth.

(3) The board may adopt rules applicable to specialty certification:

(a) Which establish education, training and qualifications necessary for certification.

(b) Which limit or restrict specialty practice.

(c) Which define the scope of the specialty practice.

(d) Which establish procedures for maintaining certification.

(4) Only those naturopaths wishing to practice natural childbirth shall be required to satisfy educational and examination standards in these areas. [1985 c.624 §19; 1999 c.479 §3]

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