After completing a pre-med degree, naturopathic medical students attend a four-year, accredited naturopathic medical school.
The curriculum includes:
* basic, medical, and clinical sciences
of lab tests (blood, radiology, etc.)
* naturopathic therapeutics such as clinical nutrition, botanical
medicine, homeopathy, acupuncture, hydrotherapy and lifestyle counseling
* clinical internship
Upon graduation they must pass 2 sets of international board exams to obtain a license to practice naturopathic medicine.
The extensive training develops unique skills making Naturopathic doctors knowledgeable advocates who can help patients make
informed choices about their health.