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By-law Consultation

The College is proposing a series of by-law amendments. This consultation is intended to engage all stakeholders about the proposed changes. Click the title above for details.

Open Exam Registrations

Registration is now open for two exams. 1) The Ontario Prescribing and Therapeutics Exam and 2) the Ontario Clinical Sciences Exam (replacing NPLEX II).

Executive Committee Elections

On April 24, 2019 the Council elected from its members, the President, Vice President and Officers-at-Large which together form the Executive Committee of the College.

Volunteer Opportunities

Join more than 80 Members of the profession who volunteer with the College. We currently have a number of opportunities available.

Things to KnOw

Important information to keep you informed and up to date with the College and its activities.

Updates to Standards and Guidelines

The College Executive Committee recently approved changes to a number of Standards of Practice and Guidelines that outline quality and safety expectations for services provided to patients by naturopaths. Read the changes here.

iNformeD Spring 2019

The spring 2019 issue focuses on sexual abuse information for naturopaths and patients, Registration Renewal 2019, Mandatory reporting requirements and more.

Complaints Process Infographic

Our new Complaints Process infographic outlines the course of a complaint from start to finish.

Andrew's Corner

The blog of the Registrar of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario is open to the public and members of the profession to participate in by reviewing and providing comments. Posts are listed below by topic covered.
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Succession Planning to Prevent Abandoned Records695dcc70-0b86-482b-b145-5af37d712ac14/23/2019 9:27:38 AM
Empathy: Keeping the Caring in Health Care4df65a06-0973-4f9f-8141-9250b550319e4/4/2019 9:29:32 AM
Member Communications Survey Results3851789b-89c8-4452-9457-da521c9fbf643/6/2019 11:21:10 AM
Naturopaths and Vaccinations988dd669-570c-4072-a48d-d590b6b42c353/1/2019 11:00:10 AM
Pitfalls to Avoid When Joining a Practicedb22c766-901e-4414-8718-47d62b68d2892/22/2019 12:30:12 PM
Can a Member Offer Discounts to Patients?72361683-dedc-43b7-8284-41c744b6fe851/21/2019 12:49:57 PM

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