Skills Naturopathic Doctor (ND) near Grand Falls-Windsor (NL)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "naturopathic doctor (ND)" was moved from the group Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating (NOC 3125) to the group Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating (NOC 31209).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a naturopathic doctor (ND) in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating (NOC 31209).

Tasks

  • Diagnose disorders and injuries of the musculo-skeletal, circulatory and nervous systems
  • Prescribe treatment such as eye exercises or patching regimens
  • Treat patients with manipulative therapy, medications or surgery
  • Work alongside ophthalmologists in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders by performing specialized eye tests to measure and assess defective binocular vision or abnormal eye movement in patients
  • Diagnose diseases, deformities and injuries of the human foot and communicate diagnoses to patients
  • Diagnose patients' diseases and disorders
  • Employ natural methods of healing such as acupuncture and acupressure, spinal manipulation, reflexology and hydrotherapy
  • Employ other methods of healing such as herbal medicines, biochemical therapy, clinical nutrition, homeopathy and counselling in their treatment
  • Perform surgery on the bones of the forefoot and the subcutaneous soft tissues of the foot
  • Treat patients using braces, casts, shields, orthotic devices, physical therapy, or prescribed medications
  • Diagnose diseases, deformities and injuries of the human foot
  • Treat patients using braces, casts, shields, orthotic devices, physical therapy and subcutaneous soft-tissue foot surgery

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Inspecting and Testing
  • Service and Care Help -
    • Counselling and Nurturing
    • Treating People/Animals
    • Protecting and Enforcing
    • Serving Others
    • Cooking, Preparing, Serving
    • Tending to Daily Needs
    • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
  • Communication Help -
    • Negotiating and Adjudicating
    • Liaising and Networking
    • Teaching and Training
    • Professional Communicating
    • Advising and Consulting
    • Promoting and Selling
    • Interviewing
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Managing Information
    • Processing Information
  • Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery Help -
    • Installing and Setting-Up Technical Infrastructure
    • Debugging and Reprogramming Technical Systems
    • Using Specialized Instrumentation and Equipment

    Knowledge

  • Mathematics and Science Help -
    • Mathematics
    • Statistics
    • Physics
    • Earth Sciences (Geosciences)
    • Chemistry
    • Biology
  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Business Management
    • Business Administration
    • Finance
    • Economics
    • Accounting
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Clerical
    • Sales
    • Marketing
    • Client Service
  • Health Services Help -
    • Medicine
    • Therapy and Counselling
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