Page last updated 12 February 2017.
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
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.