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To qualify for Certification as a "Holistic Health Care Practitioner™" in your specific treatment modality, you will need to be an Accredited Qualified Practitoiner and have a valid membership with an Australian Natural Health Association.
*useNature considers every application for certification carefully.
Applicants must hold recognised qualification in one or more Holistic Treatment Modalities - listed below.
List Associations or Registration Bodies memberships - name and number.
Adhering to the National Code of Conduct for unregistered practitiniers.
Displaying the Codes at all premises where the health practitioner carries on their practice, and we would recommend to add the codes to web-sites.
You will be able to apply, if you are practicing in any of the modalities below:
The term "Holistic Health Care Practitioner™" encompasses the following modalities:
We also accept applications for different Health Care Modalities or Categories on "evidence".
Certified Listings with useNature will certify you as a trusted and "Qualified Practitioner" or Product provider.
Your Profile Page is a "One Stop Profile" for all your credential details of "Practitioner or Product Authenticity".
Certified Members are entitled for a free web-site check, searching for unintentional ethical code violation.
Displaying and Adhering to the National Code of Ethics/Conduct, will give Accreditate Practitioners protection against unsubstantiated or misrepresentative complaints.
Certification demonstrates professional competence and dedication to the field. It also may offer protection* against undue misguided complaints.
*Certification offers protection if the applicant adheres to the useNature certified recommended unified "Code of Ethics and Conduct", or to their Associations Codes, in addition with a "Special Health Care Code". Successful Applicants can copy the code here: Code of Ethics/Conduct
Complementary Medicine Practitioner's have constantly complaints filed against them. It is important to note, that many of "those complaints have validity", and it is those valid complaints that can be easily avoided, if practitioners adhere to the Codes of Ethics.
Treatment Claims - Treating specific Diseases
Misdiagnosing - Diagnosing Diseases
Marketing /Adveretising violations - marketing of "unnecessary supplements" or unreasonable therapeutic claims.
Practitioners have their qualification certified by useNature and made public by listings on the useNature Directory
Practitioners adopt useNature's certified Guidelines, and adhere to the the Code of Ethics and Conduct.
Practitioners add the Code of Ethic and Conduct to their web-site, in combination with instruction where to file a complaint.
As an alternative, Practitioners add their "Association's Code of Ethics" to their web-sites, with the following addition:
Practitioners must NOT "treat" a "disease", notifiable conditions (infectious diseases) or cancer.
Practitioners must NOT "diagnose" a "disease" for the purpose of "naming a disease". Practitioners use diagnostic to determine the underlying cause of the patients concern.
NOTE: Practitioners support and holistically treat "Individuals", not a disease name.
Practitioners must NOT make any Therapeutic claims.
NOTE: The principle of Natural Therapy is; "the body, given it's right circumstances, will heal itself", therefore, Natural Therapist Practitioners do NOT HEAL ANYTHING.
Natural Therapists do provide education and natural means to holistically "Support" an individual body system, to prevent, or keep, or regain complete Health.