Effective January 2nd, 2024, CNPBC will discontinue certifications for Photorejuvenation and High Frequency Electromagnetic Treatments. Registrants will be required to have “additional education” in this activity prior to engaging in it. “Additional education” is defined in the Restricted Activities Document.

Photorejuvenation and High Frequency Electromagnetic Treatments

Certification in photorejuvenation and high frequency electromagnetic treatments authorizes a registrant to apply photorejuvenation and high frequency electromagnetic treatments for aesthetic purposes.

Devices used for these procedures must have an active medical device licence from Health Canada (search Health Canada’s Medical Devices Active Licence Listing by “Device name”).

Naturopathic physicians who provide photorejuvenation and high frequency electromagnetic treatments are required to complete CNPBC approved education and training prior to performing such procedures, including certification in Prescriptive Authority, and to maintain currency in the practice.

Certification Requirements

In order to apply for certification in photorejuvenation and high frequency electromagnetic treatments, naturopathic physicians must:

  1. Have the status of full registrant under s. 46 of the CNPBC Bylaws;
  2. Possess a current qualification in Naturopathic Advanced Life Support (NALS); and
  3. Have satisfied the training requirements for this certification.

Registrants may take any of the following courses to satisfy the training requirements for this certification:

Module 3 Photo Rejuvenation & Electromagnetic Therapies for Naturopathic Physicians offered by Dr. Henry Ngai MD and Dr. Moon-Sang Choi, ND at the Canadian Society of Skin Medicine.