571 - Are Naturopathic Doctors included in the definition of 'health care practitioners' when determining whether promotional material needs to be reviewed by PAAB?

  • Yes. As per the definition of HCP within the PAAB code, HCP’s are “licensed members of the professions of medicine, dentistry, naturopathy, homeopathy, nursing pharmacy and other related disciplines”. Naturopathic doctors would fall under the scope of the PAAB code for advertising to healthcare professionals.