|HB 1630 - DIGEST|
Authorizes a naturopath to: (1) Prescribe and administer legend drugs and controlled substances, contained in schedules III through V of the uniform controlled substances act, as necessary in the practice of naturopathy; and
(2) Sign and attest to certificates, cards, forms, or other required documentation that a physician may sign, as long as it is within his or her scope of practice, and includes death certificates, guardianships, powers of attorney, disability determinations, and similar legal documents.
Requires a naturopath who prescribes controlled substances to register with the department of health to access the prescription monitoring program.
Requires the board of naturopathy to establish education and training requirements related to prescribing legend drugs and controlled substances, and a naturopath may prescribe and administer drugs only if he or she satisfies the education and training requirements.