Naturopathic Education


Dr. Jiwani has graduated from an accredited naturopathic medical school, which provides a standardized medical & naturopathic education to graduate licensed naturopathic physicians.


Naturopathic Education includes approximately:

  • 1500 hours of basic clinical sciences
  • 1900 hours of standard medical therapeutics (e.g., pharmacology, family Medicine, internal medicine etc.)
  • extensive training in various naturopathic treatments as below
  • additional certifications may be achieved with additional education, examinations and licensing

Licensed Naturopathic Physicians are trained as General Practitioners of Complementary Medicine.


Naturopathic Training includes:

Dr. Jiwani has completed additional education and examinations required for additional certifications.


Additional Certifications include:

Registrants are required to hold College certifications in the following specified aspects of practice before practising them:

These specified aspects of practice require additional education and training in order to obtain certification. For further information about each certification, including the specific application requirements for each certification, see the corresponding links.

All registrants must maintain CPR for HCP with AED. Additionally, registrants with certifications must hold advanced emergency training (ACLS and/or NCLS, or NALS) in addition to CPR for HCP with AED. The College is currently in the process of phasing in updated standards for registrants’ emergency training qualifications: Naturopathic Advanced Life Support (“NALS”)  (CNPBC, Sept 2019)


Naturopathic Accreditation & Examinations

Council On Naturopathic Medical Education (CNME)

North American Board Of Naturopathic Examiners (NABNE)

Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Examination Board (NPLEX)


Accredited Naturopathic Medical Schools

Bastyr University

Boucher Institute Of Naturopathic Medicine

University Of Bridgeport College Of Naturopathic Medicine

Canadian College Of Naturopathic Medicine

National College Of Naturopathic Medicine

National University Of Health Sciences

Southwest College Of Naturopathic Medicine And Health Sciences


Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges

Association Of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC)

This information is for educational purposes only and does not advocate self-diagnosis.  Due to individual variability, consultation with a licensed health professional, such as a licensed naturopathic physician is highly recommended, prior to starting a natural treatment plan. For further information, see Terms of our Website.

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