The naturopathic oath is taken by all naturopathic doctors upon graduation from naturopathic college. It outlines what is expected of us as doctors of naturopathic medicine.
The Naturopathic Oath
I dedicate myself to the service of humanity as a practitioner of the art and science of naturopathic medicine.
By precept, education and example, I will assist and encourage others to strengthen their health, reduce risks for disease, and preserve the health of our planet for ourselves and future generations.
I will continually endeavor to improve my abilities. I will conduct my life and practice of naturopathic medicine with integrity and freedom from prejudice. I will keep confident what should not be divulged.
I will Honour the Principles of Naturopathic Medicine:
First, do no harm.
To co-operate with the healing powers of nature.
To address the fundamental cause of disease.
To heal the whole person through individualized treatment.
To teach the principles of healthy living and preventive medicine.
With my whole heart, before these witnesses, as a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, I pledge to remain true to this oath.