Alberta Canada Naturopathic Continuing Education
CNDA Competence Cycle begins on January 1st of Odd # Years, and ends on December 31st of an Even # Year.
The College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta (CNDA) mandates that Naturopathic Doctors complete 40 Continuing Competency Hours every 2 years.
Naturopaths must maintain CPR (HCP & AED) every 2 years
A Medical Emergency refresher course every 4 years, should their practice permit require it.
Online Courses & Distance Learning Allowed
Members of the CNDA use a self-directed program to identify their learning needs and may choose activities appropriate and related in meeting these objectives.
All Continuing Competency Hours may be completed Online.
Alberta Naturopathic CEU Course Package
The Canadian province of Alberta oversees several health professions, Naturopathic doctors being one of them.
Naturopathic healthcare providers are granted the privilege of self-regulation, as stated in the Health Professions Act (HPA).
Continuing competence program credits may be obtained through
the following continuing competence activities in accordance with the rules referred to in section 20:
(a) attendance at courses or seminars related to naturopathic
medicine that are designed to enhance the professional development of regulated members;
(b) presentation of a continuing competence activity to a group of regulated members;
(c) attendance at sessions sponsored or approved by the Council concerning functions of the College, including Section 20 AR 126/2012
NATUROPATHS PROFESSION REGULATION 12 professional development, code of ethics and standards of practice;
(d) providing mentoring or supervision to students of naturopathic medicine education programs approved by the Council;
(e) participation as a member of the Council or a committee established by the Council;
(f) presentation of a research paper or abstract at a meeting approved by the Council;
(g) publication of a research paper in a peer-refereed journal;
(h) self-directed study approved by the Council;
(i) other activities approved by the Council.