Standards of Practice

The following standards and guidelines are provided to assist registrants in achieving safe, competent, and ethical practice:

Scope of Practice for Naturopathic Physicians – Standards, Limits and Conditions for Prescribing, Dispensing and Compounding Drugs 

Advertising Policy

Mentorship / Preceptorship Policy – Supervised Practice & Practice Observation

Guideline: Advertising and Improper Inducements to Treatment

Guideline: Chaperones

Guideline: Intravenous Procedures

Guideline: Immunization

Guideline: Leaving or Transferring Practice – Ownership, Storage, and Access to Clinical Records

Guideline: Naturopathic Spinal Manipulation

Guideline: Online Dispensaries

Guideline: Physician-Patient Relationship

Guideline: Parenteral Antibiotic Treatment for Lyme Disease

Guideline: Treatment in Group or Public Settings

Standard of Practice: Diagnostic Testing

Standard of Practice: Intravenous Alpha Lipoic Acid

Standard of Practice: Injection Techniques

Standard of Practice: Prescribing Practices – Countersigning Extra-Provincial Prescriptions

Standard of Practice: Telemedicine


Naturopathic Clinical Office – Checklist

Emergency Medical Kits – Checklist

Hyperbaric Facility – Checklist

Emergency Flow Chart


June 22, 2017 – Notice to Registrants: Tramadol

May 1, 2017 – Notice to Registrants: Moratorium on use of IV Turmeric / Curcumin

October 12, 2016 – Notice regarding Stromal Vascular Fraction (SVF) Therapy

October 27, 2015 – Notice to Registrants: Important Information about Health Profession Corporations

July 13, 2015 – Notice to Registrants: Medical Marijuana

April 22, 2015 – Notice to Registrants: Delegation

March 10, 2015 – Notice to Registrants: Aesthetic Procedures Certification

July 24, 2014 – Notice to Registrants: Medical Cannabis (Marijuana)