PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE LICENSING
54-5103. exemptions from licensure. This chapter is not intended to and does not prohibit, restrict, or apply to:
(1) The practice of a profession by individuals who are licensed, certified, registered, or otherwise authorized under other laws of this state and are performing services within the authorized scope of practice;
(2) The practice of naturopathic medicine by an individual employed by the federal government while the individual is engaged in the performance of duties prescribed by the laws and regulations of the United States;
(3) An individual rendering aid in an emergency, when no fee or other consideration for the service is charged, received, expected, or contemplated;
(4) An individual engaged in the sale of vitamins, health foods, over-the-counter homeopathic products, dietary supplements, herbs, or other products of nature, the sale of which is not otherwise prohibited under state or federal law;
(5) The practice by a licensed naturopathic physician duly licensed in another state, territory, or the District of Columbia when that licensed naturopathic physician is called into this state for consultation with a physician licensed pursuant to this chapter or chapter 18, title 54, Idaho Code;
(6) The practice of naturopathic medicine by a student enrolled in an approved naturopathic medical program. Services shall be performed pursuant to a course of instruction or assignments from an instructor and under the supervision and observation of the instructor or a naturopathic medical doctor; or
(7) The practice of the complementary and alternative healing methods and treatments as described in section 54-1804(1)(l), Idaho Code.
(8) This section shall take effect on July 1, 2020.
[54-5103, added 2019, ch. 208, sec. 1, p. 635; am. 2021, ch. 321, sec. 39, p. 982.]