Complementary and alternative medicine provider

A complementary and alternative medicine provider is a person who implements complementary and alternative medicine. They are adults with acquired minimum high school health care education or minimum high school professional education as well as they passed the test in health care contents and have a valid licence. Homoeopathy, chiropractics and osteopathy can only be performed by persons with a medical degree, acquired knowledge in homoeopathy, chiropractics or osteopathy and a valid licence. The professional title complementary and alternative medicine provider can only be used by the person who fulfils all the conditions mentioned below. The title is written after the personal name. A complementary and alternative medicine provider can add the title that is determined by the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Chamber based on the implementation of the dominating complementary and alternative medicine system or method. A complementary and alternative medicine provider must implement this activity in accordance with the occupational ethics code of complementary and alternative medicine providers and standards. Standards of complementary and alternative medicine activity are the rules of the implementation of complementary and alternative medicine activity that determine professional approaches for implementing an individual complementary and alternative medicine system and method. A complementary and alternative medicine provider is obliged to perform the activity with due diligence and may not worsen the health of the service user with their actions or failure to act. A complementary and alternative medicine provider is professionally responsible for the conduct of other persons who work under their supervision.

Responsible: Ministry of Health | Last updated: 21. 12. 2015