Saturday, June 03, 2017

I.03.a.12. - T-V - Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia

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the Texas Association of Naturopathic Doctors states:
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[in "About TxAND" (2017)]
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"the Texas Association of Naturopathic Doctors is a professional association of naturopathic doctors (NDs). We are dedicated to advancing the philosophy, science and art of naturopathic medicine within the State of Texas";
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[in "Accredited Naturopathic Medical Schools" (2017)]
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"National University of Health Sciences Naturopathic Medicine Program";
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[in "Is Breakfast Overrated?" (2014)]
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"but scientific support for that idea has been surprisingly meager";
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 [in "Membership Renewal" (2014)]
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"naturopathic school [...] National University of Health Sciences";
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[in "Julia Strickler, ND (2013)"]
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"a Texas native, I received my naturopathic medical doctorate from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington.   Naturopathic medicine integrates the most cutting edge medical science with the wisdom of healing traditions. Bastyr is rated as one of the best medical schools in the country by the Princeton Review and is a leader in the field of natural health science";
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 [in "Cristina Cantu, ND"]
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"At Natural Health and Sports Massage Center, our expert practitioners offer therapies that combine natural and conventional medicine [...] integrating the healing power of nature with the latest scientific research";
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(click here,
http://txand.org/doctor/cristina-cantu-nd/)
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the Utah Association of Naturopathic Physicians states:
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[re-searched 2017-05]
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[in "About Naturopathic Medicine" (2017)]
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"naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care profession that combines the wisdom of nature with the rigors of modern science [...] naturopathic medical students study the same basic and clinical sciences as do other medical students, and in addition, a full spectrum of natural medicines and therapies";
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(for the archive.org history of this page, click here,
https://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.uanp.org/about-naturopathic-medicine/)
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[in "Welcome to the UANP" (2010)]
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"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 reexamined in the light of scientific advances. Methods used are consistent with these principles";
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(archived here,
http://web.archive.org/web/20041013224721/http:/www.uanp.org/)[vsc 2010-11-27]
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http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.uanp.org)
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[in "Definition of Naturopathic Medicine" (2010)]
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"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 reexamined in the light of scientific advances [...] naturopathic physicians are primary health care practitioners [...] diverse techniques include [...] scientific and empirical methods";
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the Vermont Association of Naturopathic Physicians states:
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[for a homepage, click here, http://www.vanp.org/]
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[re-searched 2017-05]
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[in "Secretary of State Office of Professional Regulation Administrative Rules for Naturopathic Physicians" (2017)]
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"to be eligible for licensure as a naturopathic physician in Vermont, an applicant must have passed all parts of the NPLEX (Basic Science Series and Clinical Series). The passing score for the NPLEX is established by NPLEX, but an applicant must pass ALL parts of the Basic Science Series and ALL parts of the Clinical Series [...] no more than five hours will be granted for informal study or self-study of naturopathic or scientific journals";
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(for the archive.org history of this page, click here,
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[in "3rd Annual VANP Conference" (2017)]
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"Gut-Brain Connection: New Perspectives on the Role of GI Health in Chronic Disease [...] 6.5 CEU credits for this course are being facilitated by the University of Bridgeport, Health Sciences Postgraduate Education Department";
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(for the archive.org history of this page, click here,
https://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.vanp.org/vanpconference.php)
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[in "VANP Quarterly Meeting 10/19/2007" (2017)]
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"the services should be 'accessible, accountable, comprehensive, integrated, patient-centered, safe, scientifically valid, and satisfying to both patients and their physicians' [...] the primary objectives and purposes of the Maine Association of Naturopathic Doctors shall be [...] to encourage scientific research in natural medicine";
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[in "History of Naturopathic Medicine" (2012)]
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"naturopathic medicine, sometimes called 'naturopathy,' is as old as healing itself and as new as the latest discoveries in biochemical sciences [...] in the United States, the naturopathic medical profession’s infrastructure is based on accredited educational institutions, professional licensing by a growing number of states, national standards of practice and care, peer review, and an ongoing commitment to state-of-the-art scientific research";
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(for the archive.org history of this page, click here,
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[in "About Naturopathic Medicine" (2011)]
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"naturopathic medicine is a distinct system of primary health care that integrates traditional, natural therapies with modern medical diagnostic science and standards of care";
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[in "Bylaws of the Vermont Association of Naturopathic Physicians" (2011)]
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"the purpose of this Association shall be to advance the philosophy, science and art of naturopathic medicine";
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[in "Naturopathic Training and Credentialing" (2011)]
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"naturopathic physicians are trained as primary care practitioners at accredited naturopathic medical schools. Like conventional medical schools, these rigorous four-year doctoral programs provide a solid foundation in the basic medical sciences and in conventional diagnostic and treatment methods";
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[in "Links and Resources" (2011)]
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"naturopathic medical education: American schools [...include] National University of Health Sciences";
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the State of Vermont:
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a. Department of Health states:
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[in "Vermont Arthritis Resource Guide 2005"]
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"naturopathic physicians cooperate with all other branches of medical science [p.009]";
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b) Secretary of State states:
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[in "Vermont Secretary of State -- Office of Professional Regulation: Naturopathic Physician Application"(2004-)]
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"completed application must include [...] proof of passing both the basic science and the clinical components of the Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Exam (NPLEX) [...] both the basic science and clinical components";
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the Virginia Association of Naturopathic Physicians states:
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[for a homepage, click here, http://www.vaanp.org/]
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[in "Natural Medicine: Naturopathic Medicine" (2012)]
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"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 reexamined in the light of scientific advances [...] naturopathic doctors are general practitioner[s], whose diverse techniques include modern and traditional, scientific and empirical methods [...we have] a commitment to state-of-the-art scientific research [...] naturopathic medicine is a scientifically proven and tested system of (successful) healthcare [...] naturopathic doctors (N.D.'s) are the most extensively trained practitioners in the broadest scope of naturopathic medical modalities [...including] the basic medical sciences";
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(archived here,
(for the archive.org history of this page, click here,
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[in "Licensure" (2012)]
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"NPLEX (naturopathic physicians licensing examination) [...] is the standard examination used by all licensing jurisdictions for naturopathic doctors in North America. It includes 5 basic science exams (anatomy, physiology, pathology, biochemistry, microbiology and immunology) which are taken after the first two years of medical school. The clinical science examinations are taken following graduation after the fourth year of school [...and] include: clinical and physical diagnosis, laboratory diagnosis and diagnostic imaging, botanical medicine, pharmacology, nutrition, physical medicine, homeopathy, minor surgery, psychology and lifestyle counseling, and emergency medicine";
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(click here,
http://www.vaanp.org/licensure)[vsc 2012-07-05, 2013-04-02]
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http://web.archive.org/web/20120320221133/http://www.vaanp.org/licensure)[vsc 2013-04-02]
(for the archive.org history of this page, click here,
http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.vaanp.org/licensure)
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[in "Naturopathic Licensing" (2013)]
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"NPLEX is the standard examination used by all licensing jurisdictions for naturopathic doctors in North America. It includes 5 basic science exams (anatomy, physiology, pathology, biochemistry, microbiology and immunology) which are taken after the first two years of medical school. The clinical science examinations are taken following graduation after the fourth year of school. They include: clinical and physical diagnosis, laboratory diagnosis and diagnostic imaging, botanical medicine, pharmacology, nutrition, physical medicine, homeopathy, minor surgery, psychology and lifestyle counseling, and emergency medicine. Individual jurisdictions may give additional examinations in jurisprudence and acupuncture";
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[in "Naturopathic Modalities" (2012)]
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"the naturopathic approach to diet and nutrition has been validated in many scientifically based professional journals on nutrition and dietary sciences [...] naturopathic doctors are trained in both the art and science of botanical medicine";
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[in "Educational Requirements" (2012)]
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"after completion of standard premedical undergraduate coursework, a naturopathic doctor (N.D.) attends a four-year graduate level naturopathic medical school and is educated in all of the same basic sciences as an M.D. or D.O. [...] the training consists of comprehensive study of the conventional medical sciences including: anatomy, physiology, pathology, microbiology, immunology, clinical and physical diagnosis, laboratory diagnosis, cardiology, gastroenterology, gynecology, etc. [...and schools include ] National University of Health Sciences";
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[in "History" (2012)]
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"naturopathic medicine as an organized profession is committed to research and development. It incorporates many elements of scientific modern medicine";
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[in "Take Back Your Health" (2011)
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"[per Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO] there is a growing body of scientific data that supports the use of natural therapies alongside conventional treatment";
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[in "Naturopathic Health, Medicine, and Doctors" (2010)]
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"naturopathic medicine [...] incorporates many elements of scientific modern medicine [...it 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 reexamined in the light of scientific advances [...and includes] scientific and empirical methods [...and has] a commitment to state-of-the-art scientific research [...] in addition to the basic medical sciences [etc....] the naturopathic approach to diet and nutrition has been validated in many scientifically based professional journals on nutrition and dietary sciences [...] naturopathic doctors are trained in both the art and science of botanical medicine";
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(click here,
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[in "Naturopathic Physician Education" (2010)
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"after completion of standard premedical undergraduate coursework, a naturopathic doctor (N.D.) attends a four-year graduate level naturopathic medical school and is educated in all of the same basic sciences as an M.D. or D.O. [...] the training consists of comprehensive study of the conventional medical sciences [...including] National University of Health Sciences";
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