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32-1523 - Qualifications for license to practice by endorsement; restrictions
32-1523. Qualifications for license to practice by endorsement; restrictions
A. To be eligible for a license to practice naturopathic medicine pursuant to this chapter by endorsement, the applicant shall:
1. Qualify under section 32-1522.
2. Be licensed to practice as a doctor of naturopathic medicine by either:
(a) Another state, district or territory of the United States.
(b) Another country that requires a written examination that is substantially equivalent to the written examination provided for in section 32-1525.
3. Be continuously active, for at least three years immediately preceding the application, in one or more of the following:
(a) Active practice as a doctor of naturopathic medicine.
(b) An approved internship, preceptorship or clinical training program in naturopathic medicine.
(c) An approved postdoctoral training program in naturopathic medicine.
(d) The resident study of naturopathic medicine at an approved school of naturopathic medicine.
4. Pass the examinations provided for in section 32-1525.
B. If an applicant for licensure pursuant to this section is licensed in another state, district or territory of the United States or another country that does not require that competency be shown in the same elective practice areas as this state, the applicant shall be required to successfully complete examinations in these elective practice areas or, if otherwise qualified, be issued a license that does not include these elective practice areas.