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§ 272.202. Qualifications for registration

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed)Effective: January 1, 2018

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed) (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 9A. Naturopathic Doctor Registration Act
Chapter 2. Registration
Effective: January 1, 2018
63 P.S. § 272.202
§ 272.202. Qualifications for registration
An applicant who may register for registration as a naturopathic doctor must meet all of the following requirements:
(1) Have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited or preaccredited college or university or the equivalent.
(2) Complete a minimum of 4,100 total credit hours in basic and clinical sciences, naturopathic philosophy, naturopathic modalities and naturopathic medicine. Of the total requisite hours, not less than 2,500 hours shall consist of academic instruction and not less than 1,200 hours shall consist of supervised clinical training approved by a naturopathic medical school.
(3) Pass a competency-based national naturopathic licensing examination administered by the North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners or a successor agency that has been nationally recognized to administer a naturopathic examination that represents Federal standards of education and training, or has graduated prior to 1986 and has passed a state naturopathic licensing examination.
(4) Be certified to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
(5) Be of good moral character.
(6) Complete an application form provided by the board and pay the application fee as established by the board.


2016, Nov. 3, P.L. 997, No. 128, § 202, effective Jan. 1, 2018.
63 P.S. § 272.202, PA ST 63 P.S. § 272.202
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 32. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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