The American Nedicine Licensing Board, Inc., licenses physicians nationwide to provide services as Doctor of Ňedicine®. The standards of eligibility are approved under U.S. Certification Mark Reg. No. 3,765,779 issued March 30, 2010. The physician license and the standards of eligibility form part of the pertinent data of the certificate of registration. The certification mark as used by authorized persons is intended to certify that an individual has met the requirements of the American Nedicine Licensing Board, Inc., and is licensed to provide services as a Doctor of Ňedicine®
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
1.1 Requirements for licensure as Doctor of Ňedicine® 1.2 Licensure by endorsement 1.3 Recognition of degrees 1.4 License categories 1.5 Fees for licensure 1.6 Renewal of license 1.7 Preceptorship requirements 1.8 Documents required 2.0 Important information regarding malpractice insurance and disclosures 2.1 Practice of Nedicine defined 2.2 Scope of practice of Doctor of Ňedicine® 2.3 United States Licensing Exam 2.4 Jurisdiction 2.5 Definition of terms
Requirements for Licensure as Doctor of Ňedicine:®
In order to be eligible for a professional license as Doctor of Ňedicine® an applicant must meet the following requirements:
Applicant must hold a doctorate degree in the field of nedicine with an educational course of study of not less than 1,200 hours (120 credits)
Applicant must successfully complete the United States Licensing Examination given by the American Nedicine Board of Examiners
Applicant must successfully complete a preceptorship of 500 hours (50 credits)
Applicant must submit all required documents in Section 1.8
Applicant must submit all applicable fees with a completed application
SECTION: 1.2 Licensure by Endorsement:
The American Nedicine Licensing Board, Inc., may issue a license to an applicant whose experience or educational requirements for practicing in such capacity is equal to or higher than the requirements set by the American Nedicine Licensing Board, Inc., provided the individual has satisfactorily passed the United States Licensing Examination and is authorized to perform similar services under a different designation in a state or territory of the United States or any foreign country and is committed to a high level of ethical practice. An applicant who seeks a license by endorsement must take the United States Licensing Examination given by the American Nedicine Board of Examiners. No license will be issued to an applicant against whom disciplinary action is pending or who is the subject of an unresolved complaint.
Recognition of Degrees:
The American Nedicine Licensing Board, Inc., recognizes doctorate degrees from schools accredited by the American Nedicine Accreditation Board. The curriculum of a Doctor of Nedicine is natural medicine based on the science of information as medicine. The American Nedicine Licensing Board is not a school, educational or degree granting institution. “Titles and degrees indicate qualifications or attainments of the person; they do not pertain to or certify services that have been performed by the person.” Federal Statute § 1306.06 Trademark Manual of Examining Procedures. The title Doctor of Ňedicine® and its abbreviation Ň.D., has a diacritic symbol over the Ň indicating that the individual is licensed to provide services. The symbol ® after the title indicates registered trademark. The use of the title Doctor of Nedicine without the diacritic symbol is a degree title. The use of a diploma to provide services is illegal without its corresponding license.
Professional license, Category PL is a license given to the individual who has successfully completed all the requirements of the American Nedicine Licensing Board, Inc.
Provisional license, Category CL is a license to undergo a preceptorship.
Fees for Licensure:
American Nedicine Licensing Board is tax exempt as a medical board under IRC 501(c)(6). Revenue Ruling 73-567, 1973-2 C.B. and Revenue Ruling 74-553, 1974-2 C.B. provides that medical specialty boards and state medical associations are exempt from tax under internal revenue code 501(c)(6). Licensure fee is tax deductible as a trade or business expense. Fees are non-refundable. Send application and documents required in Section 1.8 with money order payable to the American Nedicine Licensing Board, Inc., P.O Box 112083 Stamford, CT 06911. Application may be downloaded from page entitled Application.
Applicant must submit a fee of $1,000.00 for an initial license
Applicant must submit a fee of $1,200.00 for each United States Licensing Examination
Renewal of License:
Applicant must submit a fee of $1,000.00 for renewal of a license
License is renewed annually 3 months before the expiration date
One unit of continuing education in nedicine is required annually for renewal of a professional license
Once a license has lapsed due to non-renewal, the individual subsequently would need to reapply and meet the current requirements for reinstatement.
To undergo a preceptorship:
An individual may obtain a provisional license from the American Nedicine Licensing Board, Inc.
Enrollment in the American School of Ňedicine doctoral program is required to obtain a provisional license
The minimum requirement for a preceptorship is 500 hours (50 credits)
The theoretical and the practical portions of a program may be conducted reciprocally
An individual may only provide services in their areas of knowledge and proficiency
An individual who holds a provisional license is limited to subscribing a protocol in optimal dosage
Applicant must submit a notarized copy of all the required documents to the American Nedicine Licensing Board. Official transcripts verifying professional education must be sent from the school to this office. The American Nedicine Licensing Board conducts a background check on all applicants.
Transcript of undergraduate and graduate education (certified by the issuing institution)
Verification of any continuing education undertaken (if applicable)
Verification of any professional licenses currently held
Photocopy of undergraduate degree/diploma
Photocopy of graduate degree/diploma
A certified copy of a birth certificate or a notarized copy of passport
Photocopy of Social Security card
Photocopy of Driver’s License
Documentation or written explanation of any name change
Copy of malpractice insurance face sheet
Verification of empirical knowledge (if applicable)
SECTION: 2.0 Important Information Regarding Malpractice Insurance and Disclosures:
Individuals licensed to practice in the field of Nedicine who provide direct patient care services are required to maintain professional liability insurance or other indemnity against liability for professional malpractice. The amount of such insurance or indemnity for claims against injury or death for professional malpractice must not be less than one million dollars ($1,000,000) for one person per occurrence, with an aggregate of not less than three million dollars ($3,000,000). In the event that such licensee fails to maintain such insurance or indemnity coverage, their license from the American Nedicine Licensing Board automatically becomes invalid without notice from this office.
SECTION: 2.1 Practice of Nedicine Defined: Nedicine is a branch of natural medicine based on the science of information as medicine. Nedicine physicians diagnose patient risk factors through the body’s informational system and intervene appropriately to heal and prevent illness. The practice of nedicine is focused on the use of natural substances or substances that are non-narcotic; this approach has proven successful in treating both chronic and acute conditions. The focus of nedicine differs considerably from their naturopathic (N.M.D) counterparts; the suffix pathic is suggestive of suffering or disease whereas the word nedicine is suggestive of health and restoration. A person holds himself or herself out to others as a licensed physician when the person adopts or uses the designation Doctor of Ňedicine®, or its abbreviation Ň.D., or the word Ňedicine in any combination of words.
Scope of Practice of Doctor of Ňedicine®:
The practice of a Doctor of Ňedicine® (Ň.D.) includes the following: 1) Counseling and (2) The following dynamic quantum sciences: Quantum physics, nuclear physics, biophysics, bioenergetics, quantum optics, thermodynamics, quantum acupuncture, dynamic homeopathy and dynamic psychology. (3) The following functional diagnostics: Functional hematology, iridodiagnosis, hair mineral analysis, oxidative stress test, computerized human body field diagnosis and biochemical diagnosis. (4) The following medical sciences: Functional neurology, functional immunology, functional rheumatology, functional dermatology, functional endocrinology, functional cardiology, functional pneumology, functional gynecology and urology, functional gastroenterology, sociology, psychology, neuroscience and cognitive psychology. (5) The following material sciences: Herbology, botany, orthomolecular nutrition, dietetics, ecology, phytotherapy, psychotherapy, chelation in general and cold laser therapy. (6) The following external therapies with natural substances: Hydrotherapy, physiotherapy, aesthetics, aromatherapy, reflexology, heliotherapy, aerotherapy, geotherapy, somnotherapy and detoxification therapy.
SECTION 2.3 United States Licensing Examination:
The United States Licensing Examination is given by the American Nedicine Board of Examiners to promote high standards of competency, assure that our licensed professionals meet specific standards of education and help maintain these standards through required continuing education. The United States Licensing Examination is a two-step process consisting of a medical exam and a jurisprudence exam. Applicants must first submit the application and the required fee. Applicant will then be notified when the administrative process of their application is complete and will be given a username and password to take the test. The test is taken online by going to the page entitled Examination. The test must be taken within 7 days of notification. The exams consist of true/false and multiple-choice questions. The duration of the exams is 3 hours. The minimum passing grade is 85%. Applicant must submit a fee of $1,200.00 for each United States Licensing Examination.
The degree with the title Doctor of Nedicine and the Board Certification is valid nationally and internationally
The license issued by the American Nedicine Licensing Board is a legal permission to provide services and is valid in every state and territory of the United States.
The American Nedicine Licensing Board has the exclusive right to issue a physician license in nedicine to provide services to the public.
Doctor of Ňedicine® is a registered trademarked for the exclusive use of licensed professionals.
The title or its abbreviation when used with its diacritic symbol signifies that the individual is licensed to provide services.
The title used without the diacritic symbol indicates the qualifications or attainments of the person; and does not grant the right to provide services.
A diploma and Board Certification does not grant legal protection
The use of the title or its abbreviation without the diacritic symbol does not grant legal protection
The unauthorized use of the registered mark Doctor of Ňedicine® or the word ňedicine® alone or in combination with any other word is a federal offense
American Nedicine Licensing Board, Inc., alone is legally authorized to issue licenses in nedicine
American Nedicine Board of Examiners alone, is legally authorized to issue Board Certification in Nedicine
American School of Nedicine alone, is legally authorized to issue diplomas in nedicine
A nedicine license, board certification and diploma are not valid without a raised seal
It shall be unlawful for any person to hold himself or herself out as a licensed Doctor of Ňedicine® unless such person holds a valid license from the American Nedicine Licensing Board, Inc.
Copies of the license do not offer legal protection to provide services
Doctor of Ňedicine: A doctor licensed to practice the art, science and philosophy of nedicine
Doctor of Nedicine: A doctor educated in the art, science and philosophy of nedicine
Ň.D.: The abbreviation of the title Doctor of Ňedicine
Ňedicine: Nedicine is a system of functional diagnostics and natural therapeutics based on the science of information as medicine. The word nedicine consist of the prefix Ne- the symbol of the natural element Neon meaning “new”. The suffix “ine” means “like.” The word is suggestive of making the body like new.
Diacritic Symbol: The ˇ (Carón) over the N is a diacritic symbol of the Czech alphabet. In medicine diacritic means diagnostic or distinctive. The American Heritage College Dictionary 4th ed., 2004.
Natural substances: Substances that are not narcotic
Natural: Of relating to, or concerning nature
Optimal dosage: Dosage that is for nourishment and maintenance
Subscription: A protocol that does not exceed optimal dosage
Prescription: A therapeutic natural regimen
Therapeutic dosage: The maximum dosage in a measure of safety
Orthomolecular: A philosophy relating to therapeutic dosage
Patient: One who receives medical attention, care or treatment
Prevention: Maintain or restore metabolic balance
Preceptorship: Pre-professional practice to obtain academic credits
Counseling: The giving of advice, opinion, prescription and education concerning the benefits, medicinal properties, dosages, uses, or the historical uses of any natural substance to direct the judgment or conduct of another
Quantum physics: A science that deals with subatomic units of energy called quanta
Nuclear physics: Deals with the nucleus of the atom
Biophysics: The physics of physiology
Bioenergetics: Deals with measurable energies of matter and the information that directs those energies around the human body
Quantum optics: A branch of physics involving light and its interactions with matter
Thermodynamics: The laws of conversion of temperatures
Quantum Acupuncture: Electrodynamics of acupuncture
Homeopathy: Dynamic homeopathy from the view point of quantum physics
Dynamic psychology: The dynamics of emotions and its role in pathology
Cold laser therapy: Low level laser treatment
Functional diagnostics: Analysis of the causes and function of biochemical and informational imbalances
Chelation in general: Toxicology of heavy metals in the body
Ecologicalsciences: Deals with relationships between organisms and their environments
Botanical sciences: The bio-dynamics of herbalism
Medical sciences: Dealing with the function of disease
Biologicalsciences: Deals with living organisms and their quantum sphere
Nutrition and dietetic sciences: The study of the bio-dynamics of diet and nutrition and its function in the human body
Dynamic Physiotherapy: The energetic aspects and therapeutic uses of natural agents, such as water, massage, exercise, etc.
Aesthetics: The art and nature of beauty with natural agents in whole body external treatments