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.
Vitamins, minerals and food Dietary
A. The recommendation or direction for the use of
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.
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
minerals or food dietary supplement therapy.