Page last updated 19 Dec 2019
Scope of practice
Title: May use the title “doctor in naturopathy”
Prescription drugs: Not permitted
Controlled substances: Not permitted
IV administration: Not permitted
Diagnostic tests: May not order but can use test results to diagnose
Minor office procedures: Not defined
Spinal manipulations: Not defined
Childbirth/ midwifery: Not defined
Vaccine waiver: Not defined
Naturopathic assistants: Not defined
Puerto Rico naturopathic medicine act (1997)
Continuing education requirements
Naturopaths are required to complete 36 hours in continuing education every three years.
Naturopaths have been licensed in Puerto Rico since 1997.
How to file a complaint
Naturopaths are regulated by the Department of Health and Board of Examiners of Doctors in Naturopathic Medicine. I was unable to find specific information pertaining to filing a complaint against a licensed naturopath in Puerto Rico.