More about NERC

Case Statement / Need

• Only 1500 hours of clinical training at ND schools
• Few residency positions currently available
• Limited state licensure may correlate with too few residency positions
• Lack of credentialing for many employment opportunities
• Inconsistent competency and success in private practice
• Limited access to insurance reimbursement, Medicare, Medicaid, faculty
positions, research grants, clinical positions at diverse sites including
community/county/city clinics, Bureau of Indian Affairs, managed care
systems hospitals


Community Based Residencies

• Clinical rotations with specialists
• Supervision and mentoring from sponsoring ND
• Public speaking, clinical research, teaching, writing
• Private patients
• Clinical practice
• Integrative naturopathic medicine
• CNME accredited