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18VAC85-110-80. Examination requirements for licensure.

The examination requirements for licensure shall consist of:

1. Passing the NCCAOM comprehensive written examination, resulting in current, active certification by the NCCAOM at the time the application is filed with the board;

2. Passing the Practical Examination of Point Location Skills (PEPLS) test Examination; and

3. Completing the CNT course as administered by the CCAOM.


18VAC85-110-180. Vitamins, minerals and food Dietary supplements.

A. The recommendation or direction for the use of vitamins, minerals or food dietary supplements and the rationale for that recommendation shall be documented by the practitioner. The recommendation or direction shall be based upon a reasonable expectation that such use will result in a favorable patient outcome, including preventive practices, and that a greater benefit will be achieved than that which can be expected without such use.

B. Vitamins, minerals, or food Dietary supplements, or a used singly or in combination of the three, shall not be sold, dispensed, recommended, prescribed, or suggested in doses that would be contraindicated based on the individual patient's overall medical condition and medications.

C. The practitioner shall conform to the standards of his particular branch of the healing arts in the therapeutic application of vitamins, minerals or food dietary supplement therapy.