{"Naturopathic medical care":"Providing primary health care for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of human health conditions, injuries, and diseases using natural medicines and therapies."}
Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

Utah Code Ann. 58-71-305(1)-(5)

Summary Title

License Not Required to Practice Naturopathic Medicine


An individual who provides naturopathic medical care, without compensation, during a medical emergency does not need a Utah naturopathic physician license to practice. They also do not need a Utah naturopathic physician license if practicing naturopathic medicine, in good faith, under religious tenets and without dispensing, administering, or prescribing drugs; nor is a Utah naturopathic license required to care for members of their family. Finally, the sale of vitamins, dietary supplements, or other natural products when done in good faith and for religious reasons or as a matter of conscience does not need a Utah naturopathic physician license.

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Exemptions from licensure

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In addition to the exemptions from licensure in Section 58-1-307, the following individuals may engage in the described acts or practices without being licensed under this chapter: (1) an individual rendering aid in an emergency, when no fee or other consideration of value for the service is charged, received, expected, or contemplated; (2) an individual administering a domestic or family remedy; (3) a person engaged in the sale of vitamins, health foods, dietary supplements, herbs, or other products of nature, the sale of which is not otherwise prohibited under state or federal law, but this subsection does not: (a) allow a person to diagnose any human disease, ailment, injury, infirmity, deformity, pain, or other condition; or (b) prohibit providing truthful and nonmisleading information regarding any of the products under this subsection; (4) a person engaged in good faith in the practice of the religious tenets of any church or religious belief, without the use of prescription drugs; (5) a person acting in good faith for religious reasons as a matter of conscience or based on a personal belief when obtaining or providing information regarding health care and the use of any product under Subsection (3)