DEA Drug Schedules
1 = Schedule 1 Controlled Substances
2 = Schedule 2 Narcotic Controlled Substances
2N = Schedule 2N Non-Narcotic Controlled Substances
3 = Schedule 3 Narcotic Controlled Substances
3N = Schedule 3N Non-Narcotic Controlled Substances
4 = Schedule 4 Controlled Substances
5 = Schedule 5 Controlled Substances
L1 = List 1 Chemicals
For more information on the Drug Schedues please refer to the DEA Diversion Control's guide on controlled substances.
DEA Rescheduling of Hydrocodone Combination Products from a Schedule III to Schedule II
Effective October 6, 2014. Pursuant to A.R.S. 32-1501 (15)(b), Hydrocodone Combo. is still in scope.
Arizona Revised Statutes; Relating to Controlled Substances
Please be aware: A.R.S. 32-1501 (12.) defines a "Controlled substance" as "a drug, substance or immediate precursor in schedules I through V of title 36, chapter 27, article 2."
www.azdhs.gov/ Opiod Prescribing Guidelines
The Arizona Department of Health Services’ Bureau of Vital Records is in the process of implementing a new electronic death registry system called the Database Application for Vital Events (DAVE).
All medical certifiers will be required to provide medical certification electronically. For more information, please log on to the DAVE website or contact the Bureau of Vital Records at [email protected] or call 602-364-2230.
State of Arizona Naturopathic Physicians Medical Board
Small Business Bill of Rights
Upon an inspection by Board staff conducted pursuant to A.R.S. §§ 32- 1504(A)(6), 32-1509(C)(20), and/or 32-1551.01, you are entitled to all of the rights established in A.R.S. § 41-1001.01 and A.R.S.§ 41-1009 (A)(1)-(7). Copies of the statutes in Title 41 are available at www.azleg.state.az.us. Note: until the legislative website has been updated, use ww.azleg.gov. Search session law; HB2260.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding an inspection, please contact Gail Anthony by e-mail. ([email protected])
In the event that you have made a reasonable effort to resolve any problems related to an inspection with the Board and have not been successful, you may contact the Office of Ombudsman-Citizens Aide:
Arizona Ombudsman-Citizens' Aide 3737 N. 7th Street, Suite 209 Phoenix AZ 85014
Tel: (602) 277-7292
1-800-872-2879 (Arizona outside Phoenix metro area) Fax: (602) 277-7312
e-mail: [email protected]
Your fingerprints will be used to check the criminal history records of the FBI.
If you have a criminal history record, the officials making a determination of your suitability for the job, license, or other benefits must provide you the opportunity to complete or challenge the accuracy of the information in the record. You should be afforded a reasonable amount of time to correct or complete the record (or decline to do so) before officials deny your benefit based on the information in the criminal history record. The procedures for obtaining a change, correction, or updating of your FBI criminal history record are set forth in Title 28, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Section 16.30 through 16.34. Information on how to review and challenge your FBI Criminal History Record can be found at www.fbi.gov under "Identity History Summary Checks" or by calling (304) 625-5590. To obtain a copy of your Arizona criminal history in order to review/update/correct the record, you can contact the Arizona Department of Public Safety Criminal History Records Unit at (602) 223-2222 to obtain a fingerprinting card and a Review and Challenge packet. Information on the review and challenge process can be found on the DPS website.
Overview of Accreditation
The Council on Naturopathic Medical Education (CNME) accredits four-year, campus-based doctoral programs in naturopathic medicine (ND programs) that qualify graduates for licensure in the U.S. and Canada. P.O. Box 178, Great Barrinton, MA 01230
CNME is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for the purpose of accrediting ND programs, and our educational standards provide the basis for licensing/regulating naturopathic physicians in the U.S. and Canada.
CNME does not accredit online or distance education ND programs, and these programs do not qualify individuals for licensure.
Accredited Naturopathic Medicine (ND) Programs
Bastyr University Naturopathlc Medicine Program (Washington State Campus)
14500 Juanita Dr. N.E.
Kenmore, Washington 98028-4966
(425) 823-1300 ♦ www.bastyr.edu
Bastyr University Naturopathlc Medicine Program (California Campus)
4106 Sorrento Valley Boulevard
San Diego, California 92121
(425) 823-1300 ♦ www.bastyr.edu
Accreditation was initially granted in April 1987 and last reaffirmed in October 2019. The next
full-scale evaluation is scheduled for spring/summer 2024, with a decision on continued
accreditation to be made in the fall of 2024. The university has institutional accreditation with
the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, a U.S. Department of Education-recognized
regional accrediting agency.
Former Boucher Institute of Naturopathlc Medicine Naturopathlc Medicine Program (Now Branch Campus of CCNM)
#300 - 435 Columbia Street
New Westminster, British Columbia V3L SNS, Canada (604) 777-9981 ♦ www.binm.org
Initial CNME accreditation was granted December 2008, and reaccreditation was last granted October
2019 retroactive to May 2018. The next evaluation visit for reaccreditation is scheduled for fall
2022 or winter 2023, with a decision to be made at the spring 2023 Council meeting. The college is
recognized by all Canadian provinces that regulate naturopathic doctors.
Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine Naturopathic Medicine Program
1255 Sheppard Ave. East
Toronto, Ontario M2K 1E2, Canada
(416) 498-1255 ♦ www.ccnm.edu
Initial CNME accreditation was granted September 2000, and reaccreditation was last granted May
2020. The next evaluation visit for reaccreditation is scheduled for fall 2026 or winter 2027, with
a decision to be made at the spring 2027 Council meeting. The college Is recognized by all Canadian
provinces that regulate naturopathlc doctors.
In February 2021, the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) and the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine (BINM) located in New Westminster, British Columbia merged into a singel, combined naturopathic institution, under the name Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. The ND programs at both campuses are CNME-accredited.
National University of Natural Medicine Naturopathlc Medicine Program
049 S. Porter
Portland, Oregon 97201
(503) 552-1660 ♦ www.nunm.edu
Initial CNME accreditation was granted April 1991, and reaccreditation was last granted May 2015.
The next evaluation visit for reaccreditation is scheduled for fall 2021, with a decision to be
made at the spring 2022 Council meeting. The college has institutional accreditation with the
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, a U.S. Department
National University of Health Sciences Naturopathlc Medicine Program
200 E. Roosevelt Road Lombard, Illinois 60148
(800) 826-6285 ♦ www.nuhs.edu
Initial CNME accreditation was granted October 2012, and reaccreditatlon was last granted October
2016. The next evaluation visit for reaccreditationIs scheduled for spring 2022, with a decision to
be made at the fall 2022 Council meeting. The university has institutional accreditation with the
Higher Leaming Commission, a U.S. Deparbnent of Education recognized regional accrediting agency.
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences Naturopathic Medicine Program (Now Sonoran University of Health Sciences)
2140 E. Broadway Road Tempe, Arizona 85282
(480) 858-9100 ♦ www.scnm.edu
Initial CNME accreditation was granted in November 1999, and reaccreditatlon was last granted May
2019. The next evaluation visit for reaccreditation is scheduled for fall 2025, with a decision to
be made at the spring 2026 Council meeting. The college has institutional accreditation with the
Higher Leaming Commission, a U.S. Department of Education recognized regional accrediting agency.
Universidad Ana G. Mendez Naturopathic Medicine Program
P.O. Box 3030
Gurabo, Puerto Rico 00778 (787) 743-7979 ♦ www.uagm.edu
Initial CNME accreditation was granted in January 2021, retroactive to May 2020, for a period of
four years. Since the evaluation visit for Initial accreditation was conducted virtually due to
COVID-19 related impediments, the CNME will conduct a follow-up, interim onsite visit In 2022. The
next evaluation visit for reaccreditation is scheduled for winter 2024 with a decision to be made
at the spring 2024 Council meeting. The university Is accredited by Middles States Commission on
Higher Education, a U.S. Department of Education recognized national accrediting agency.
University of Bridgeport School of Naturopathlc Medicine Naturopathlc Medicine Program
60 Lafayette Street
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604
(203) 576-4109 + www.brldgeport.edu
Accreditation was initially granted in March 2006 and last reaffirmed in October 2018, retroactive
to May 2018. The University of Bridgeport decided in 2019 to phase out its ND program and
discontinue enrolling new students. The university ls now In the process of teaching out the
remaining students enrolled in the program. The ND program anticipates that the teach-out process
will be completed in 2022. During the teach out period, the ND program will continue to have CNME
accreditation status. The university has institutional accreditation with the New England
Association of Schools and Colleges, a U.S. Department of Education recognized regional accrediting
Approved Residency Programs
In addition to its accreditation activities, CNME approves institutions to sponsor postdoctoral residency programs In naturopathlc medicine. The CNME Handbook for Naturopathic Medicine Residency Programs, which contains the requirements for residency programs Is downloadable from the CNME website. The following four CNME-affiliatedinstitutions are currently approved to offer residency programs at various sites:
Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
National University of Natural Medicine
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine