ORS 685.135¹
Certificate of special competency in natural childbirth
  • rules
  • fee

(1) A naturopath may not practice natural childbirth without first obtaining a certificate of special competency in natural childbirth in accordance with the provisions of this section.

(2) Upon payment of the fee required under ORS 685.100 (License certificate), the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine shall issue a certificate of special competency in natural childbirth to a licensed naturopath who meets the requirements prescribed by the board to practice natural childbirth.

(3) The board may adopt rules applicable to specialty certification:

(a) Which establish education, training and qualifications necessary for certification.

(b) Which limit or restrict specialty practice.

(c) Which define the scope of the specialty practice.

(d) Which establish procedures for maintaining certification.

(4) Only those naturopaths wishing to practice natural childbirth shall be required to satisfy educational and examination standards in these areas. [1985 c.624 §19; 1999 c.479 §3; 2009 c.43 §26]

Chapter 685

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Extent of grandfather right under 1969 Act amending barbers law, (1972) Vol 36, p 23; authority to purchase and use local anesthetic and antiseptic substances for mi­nor surgery, (1978) Vol 38, p 2231

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 685—Naturopathic Physicians, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors685.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 685, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano685.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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