§ 5-36.1-5. Prohibited acts.
A person licensed under this chapter shall not perform any of the following acts:
(1) Prescribe, dispense, or administer any legend medications or substances controlled pursuant to the federal Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. § 812, and chapter 28 of title 21;
(2) Use, for therapeutic purposes, any device regulated by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that has not been approved by the FDA;
(3) Perform surgical procedures;
(4) Practice, or claim to practice, as a medical doctor or physician, a doctor of osteopathic medicine, a primary-care doctor, a primary-care practitioner, a primary-care provider, a primary-care naturopath, a dentist, a podiatrist, an optometrist, a psychologist, an advanced practice registered nurse, a physician assistant, a chiropractor, a physical therapist, an acupuncturist, or any other healthcare professional unless licensed under this title;
(5) Use general regional or spinal anesthetics or procedural sedation;
(6) Administer ionizing radioactive substances for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes;
(7) Perform chiropractic adjustments or manipulations that include high-velocity thrusts at or beyond the end range of normal joint motion unless the licensee is also a licensed chiropractor;
(8) Perform acupuncture unless the licensee is also a licensed acupuncturist;
(9) Advise patients regarding prescription drugs beyond possible dietary supplement/herb prescription drug interactions;
(10) Practice naturopathy in this state without a valid license issued in accordance with this chapter; or
(11) Use, in connection with the person's name, any letters, words, or insignia indicating or implying that the person is a doctor of naturopathy unless the person is licensed in accordance with this chapter. A person licensed under this chapter may use the designation "DN" for doctor of naturopathy.
(P.L. 2017, ch. 230, § 1; P.L. 2017, ch. 329, § 1.)