Or. Admin. R. 850-040-0240 - Continuing Education Program Approval

(1) Professional Development Programs (PDP): Providers offer a continuing education event or online program to licensed naturopathic physicians in the State of Oregon; program approval for two years
(2) One-time CE Event: Providers offer a one-time continuing education event or online program to licensed naturopathic physicians in the State of Oregon, one-time continuing education credit given to licensees upon submission of certificate of completion and hours of attendance.
(3) PDP / One-time CE Events must:
(a) Offered to and attended by licensed naturopathic physicians in the State of Oregon.
(b) Maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills and professional performance and relationships and services for patients, the public, the profession.
(c) Offer education and skills recognized and accepted by the profession in areas pertaining to research, basic medical sciences, clinical practice, or public health care.
(d) Foster continuing competency and skills in the scope of practice of naturopathic medicine in the State of Oregon,
(e) Provide education in new, review, experimental research or specialized education and training specific to the practice of naturopathic medicine.
(4) PDP / One-time CE Event providers must:
(a) Submit a completed application form provided by the Board with the required attachments eight (8) weeks prior to the date of the program.
(b) Submit a revised application for any changes to an approved program, including but not limited to, presenter, content, and length of program or sponsorship must be submitted for approval by the Board within two weeks of the changes.
(c) Submit a request for Board review for denied applications with additional substantiating documentation.
(d) Maintain licensee attendance records for five calendar years from the date of presentation.
(e) Provide a certificate of attendance and hours of completion to attendees.
(5) CE credit hours will be determined in quarter hour increments.
(6) PDP and One-time event providers must not advertise or otherwise state that a program is approved prior to Board approval.
(7) Noncompliance with this rule may result in denial of CE credit.


Or. Admin. R. 850-040-0240
BNE 1-2006, f. & cert. ef. 10-13-06; OBNM 5-2022, amend filed 08/11/2022, effective 8/11/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 685.125

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 685.102

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