Welcome to the RIANPIncrease access to quality healthcare & forward the field of Naturopathic Medicine in the areas of public education, accessibility, and efforts toward licensing naturopathic doctors in Rhode Island.
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Rhode Island is the only state in New England that does not yet license NDs. Help us to change that! Your donation (big or small) will allow us to continue to work with our lobbyist and educate legislators on the importance of passing the bills to license naturopathic doctors.
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To increase access to quality healthcare and forward the field of Naturopathic Medicine in the areas of public education, accessibility, and efforts toward licensing naturopathic doctors in Rhode Island.
Naturopathic doctors (NDs) are trained as general practice physicians and are experts in natural medicine, blending non-toxic natural therapies with current advancements in the studies of health and human systems while covering all aspects of family healthcare from prenatal to geriatrics.
A Naturopathic Physicians Act:
What a licensure bill will do: The legislation would require licensure for naturopathic doctors to practice in Rhode Island, by establishing educational and practice standards and a board to regulate the profession. There are U.S. 20 jurisdictions that currently license naturopathic doctors – 17 states, Washington D.C., and all the U.S. territories.
Why a licensure bill is needed:
For further information, please contact the RIANP at RInaturopaths@gmail.com
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