NATURAL CHILDBIRTH CERTIFICATE
STATUTE (ORS 685.135)
685.135 Certificate of special
competency in natural childbirth; rules; fee.
(1) No naturopath shall 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, the Board of Naturopathic Examiners shall issue a
certificate of special competency in natural childbirth to a licensed
naturopath who meets the requirements prescribed by the board to practice
(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
(c) Which define the scope of the
(d) Which establish procedures for
(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]
NATURAL CHILDBIRTH CERTIFICATE RULE (OAR 850-035-0230)
The Laws and rules will help you understand what is required
to be eligible for a certificate in natural childbirth. Any application should be complete and
submitted by a Naturopathic physician licensed by this agency.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR NATURAL CHILDBIRTH
BIRTH ASSESSMENT (used at each birth)
NATURAL CHILDBIRTH CERTIFICATE APPLICATION
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