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32-1561 - Internship, clinical fellowship and preceptorship programs; duties; prohibitions
32-1561. Internship, clinical fellowship and preceptorship programs; duties; prohibitions
A. A person who is a graduate of an approved school with a degree of doctor of naturopathic medicine and who wishes to engage in an internship program, a clinical fellowship or a preceptorship program shall submit an application for certification as prescribed in section 32-1524.
B. If the application submitted pursuant to subsection A of this section is approved by the board, that person may engage in a board approved internship program, clinical fellowship or preceptorship program under the direct supervision of a physician licensed under this chapter or by a physician licensed pursuant to chapter 13, 17 or 29 of this title.
C. The board by rule may prescribe naturopathic medical treatment procedures that a person who is certified under this section may perform under the direct supervision of a physician licensed under this chapter if the board determines that these procedures:
1. May be competently performed by the graduate.
2. Do not exceed the procedures that the supervising physician has been licensed by this state to perform.
D. A person who is certified under this section may do clerical tasks without direct supervision if the tasks do not involve diagnosing or treating a patient's condition.
E. If the supervising physician of a person who is certified under this section withdraws from direct supervision, the certificate to engage in the training program held by that person is automatically canceled.
F. A person who is certified under this section shall not employ that person's supervising physician and shall not have any financial interest in any business owned by that person's supervising physician.