Welcome to the official website of the
COLLEGE OF NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS OF BC
The College of Naturopathic Physicians of British Columbia (CNPBC) is the regulatory body responsible for licensing and regulating naturopathic doctors in BC under the Health Professions Act. The College protects the public interest by ensuring that naturopathic physicians in British Columbia practice safely, ethically, and competently.
CNPBC’s office will be closed on Monday, February 20 for Family Day. Our virtual office will reopen for business at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023
Updates from the Public Health Officer:
- The Provincial Health Officer(PHO) is now posted here: Mask Use and Infection Prevention & Control Guidance for Health Professionals – April 1, 2022 (pdf). Registrants should review the PHO letter for details and refer to resources from sources such as the BC Centre for Disease Control and WorkSafeBC to determine how to apply these recommendations to their own practice setting.
- 2022-03-08, NEW PHO REQUIRES CNPBC TO RECORD VACCINATION STATUS OF REGISTRANTS
- Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has announced she will issue a new public health order requiring all regulated health professionals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This expands upon an order issued in October 2021 and will go into effect on March 24, 2022.
- For more information, read the Ministry of Health information bulletin about the new PHO order.
New Public Board Member. Requisitioning Tests & Imaging. Iron Administration. NALS & BLS. New Drugs Update. Criminal Record Checks. Updating Registration Information. Unsubscribing From College Emails.
Notice of AGM. Board Committees are Recruiting. Home Sleep Apnea Testing. BLS/CPR-HCP with AED & NALS. Restricted Activities Updates. Advertising Policy. PRIME Reminder.
Pharmanet Deadline Extension. Why is access to PharmaNet required. Questions about how to enroll in PRIME.
Notice of Annual Registration Renewal for 2023. Non-practising registrants. How to renew. Renewing health profession corporation (HPC) permit online. Continuing Education (CE) deadline. Changing registration class.
Provincial Government Introduces New Legislation to Replace the Health Professions Act (HPA)
PRIME and PharmaNet – why access to PharmaNet is required. Questions about how to enroll in PRIME.
Notice of Annual Registration Renewal for 2023. Exempt from the non-practicing renewal fee. How to renew. Renew your Health Profession Corporation (HPC) permit online.
Continuing Education deadline. Changing your registration class.
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Blanketing Ceremony Marks New Practice Standard
Certification Requirements for Injectable Fillers – Grandfathering
A Reminder from Health Canada on Advertising; Compounding and Advertising; Advertising Vitamin IVs and Injectable Vitamins; Examples of Advertising Contraventions
Pharmanet Access Through PRIME
Indigenous Cultural Safety, Humility and Anti-Racism Practice Standard.
Reminder About Masks. Update on Aesthetic Procedure: Microneedling. Pharmanet Access Through PRIME.
Paxlovid and ND Scope of Practice. New Practice Standards. Criminal Record Checks.
PHO Provides Updates on Covid-19 Orders Affecting Regulated Health Professionals.
Cultural Safety and Humility. Injectable Filler Certification. Criminal Record Checks.
About Prescriptive Authority. Certification Requirements. Update on Liquid Rhinoplasty.
New and Reappointed Board Members. Applications for the Board and Committees.
Amended Order from the Provincial Health Officer.
Submitting Your Vaccination Status to CNPBC. New Requirement for Prescriptive Authority Certification.
How to Register and Enroll in PRIME. If You Have Already Enrolled in PRIME. Deadline to Enroll.
Prime and PharmaNet, How To Enroll. Post AGM – Answers to Your Questions. New Requirements for ND Practice.
AGM and Election Reminder. Refund Clarification. Notice re: Tramadol. New Drugs Update.
AGM and Election Reminder. The College’s Election Procedures.
Notice of AGM and Election Information. Standards of Practice Framework. Cervix Cancer Screening in BC.
BCHR, PHO Order Statement. FAQs.
PHO Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination For Regulated Health Professionals.
Can Naturopathic Doctors write Vaccine Exemption and Deferral Letter? Delegation and IV Treatments.
Seasonal Greetings From the Registrar.
Notice of Annual Registration Renewal for 2022. Reminder About Ivermectin.
Important News About PharmaNet and PRIME. News from the Allied Health Policy Secretariat (AHPS).
National Day For Truth and Reconciliation. Amendment to Prescription Drug List (PDL): Tramadol.
2021 Board of Directors. Join a Board or Committee.
Pharmacopoeia and Diagnostics Referral Committee. Advertising. Approved CE Courses.
Statement of Apology to Indigenous Peoples.
To be on CNPBC Board or Committee.