Registration for the Naturopath (ND)
Registration is open to those that have fulfilled the WHO standards for Naturopathic Training.
A Traditional Naturopathic training program does not require prior medical or other health-care training or experience.
Naturopathic training is designed to produce naturopaths who are qualified to practice natural health independently or as members of a health-care team.
This type of program consists of a minimum of two years of full-time study or three years of part time study. The training should consist of no fewer than 1500 hours, including no less than 400 hours of supervised clinical training. Acceptable applicants will typically have completed high school education or equivalent.
Required Training for Naturopath registration must consist of but not limited to the following course work:
Anatomy and Physiology Psychology Hydrotherapy
Chemistry Herbology Naturopathic History & Practice
Pathology Homeopathy First Aid
Nutrition Fasting & detoxification Clinical Assessment
Bach Flower Remedies Bodywork Kinesiology
Naturopathic registration serves as a form of accountability and recognition in the international community.
IANHP Registered Naturopaths can use the designation:
Registered Traditional Naturopath (RTN)
IANHP Registered Naturopaths are required to submit 10 hours of Continuing Education (CEU) annually
Note: Those that have accumulated more than 10 CEU hours can carry them over to the next registration year for credit. This applies to all our professional registrations.
The IANHP Extends Registration to Other Naturopathic Professionals:
Those that have completed between 480-600 hours or at least 30 credits of the above training.
The registration certificate will read Registered Naturopathic Practitioner (RNP) Annual continuing education is required for this group as with Registered Naturopaths.
The clinical internship is not required but highly recommended.
To qualify for the Registered Naturopathic Counselor (RNC) designation applicants must have completed coursework in the following topics:
Anatomy and Physiology Herbal Studies
Nutrition Naturopathic History and Practices
Client Assessment Professional Guidelines and Ethics
Internship is not required but highly recommended.
10 hours of continuing education yearly is required to maintain registration.
Benefits of Registration:
Professional Membership with the IANHP
Certificate of registration
Professional Validation and Affiliation
Practitioner Directory Listing
Professional Liability Insurance Referral
Granted use of logo
Seminars / Workshops
Naturopathy is a holistic science that is gaining ground on a global level.
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