Saturday, May 20, 2017

I.03.b. - Australia

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I.03.B. Australia:
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the State of Victoria's Department of Human Services states:
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[in "LaTrobe University, School of Public Health: The Practice and Regulatory Requirements of
Naturopathy and Western Herbal Medicine"(2005)]
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"CAM systems generally hold medicine to be a science of the human person [...] major CAM systems include naturopathy, Western herbal medicine (WHM), Chinese medicine, ayurveda and homeopathy [...] there is increased scientific and regulatory interest in CAM around the world [...] for naturopathy, science content ranged from 300 hours to 1275 hours [...] the term ‘naturopathy’ was coined in the United States in about 1895 (Pizzorno &
Snider 2001) [...] the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (1989) formulated the following description of naturopathic medicine, principles, and practitioners: 'naturopathic medicine is a [...] science [...] naturopathic medicine is distinguished by the principles which underlie and determine its practice. These principles are based upon the objective observation of the nature of health and disease, and are continually re-examined in the light of scientific advances [...] naturopathic physicians are primary health care practitioners, whose diverse techniques include modern and traditional,
scientific and empirical methods";
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(click here,
http://www.health.vic.gov.au/pracreg/naturopathy-final1106.pdf)
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