Homeopaths registered with the North American Society of Homeopaths (NASH) receive the internationally respected designation RSHom (NA) acknowledging the independent professional practice of homeopathy and the profession in North America.
Since 2001, NASH has worked in close communication with the Council of Homeopathic Certification (CHC), which sets and maintains standards for education and skills considered to be the minimum for competence in the practice of homeopathy. The RSHom(NA) designation further assures that Registered Members of NASH uphold the highest standards of excellence in Classical Homeopathic practice establishing the framework for the profession of homeopathy.
RShom (NA) Membership Benefits
Supports legislation protecting your right to practice homeopathy in every US state and Canadian province. Our strength comes with increasing participation.
Standards of Practice and a Code of Ethics promoting a self-regulated profession. Clients can depend on a high caliber experience.
The American Homeopath: a highly respected and widely read annual journal providing members the opportunity to publish articles, research, provings and more.
Professional Referral: Our online directory promotes your practice providing, bio, phone, practice specifics and website link.
Promotional guidelines to safely market your practice and to address the media.
Self-regulation with A cohesive Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics create a safe practice environment for our members and our clients. NASH has an established grievance procedure to help mediate conflicts and protect both the professional and the public, believing that we, as a professional organization, are better equipped to arbitrate such disputes than governmental bodies.
Professional Liability Insurance providing high quality coverage with an A rated carrier. General Liability and Computer Information Security and Privacy coverage endorsements can be added to your insurance policy.
Legal Defense Fund to help offset costs for registered members should a dispute arise.
LegalShield extending discounted rates on all LegalShield services.
Archibel: RadarOpus homeopathic software discount – a Single Intuitive Interface for everything a busy homeopath needs: Repertory, Materia Medica, Patient Files.
Compass Scheduling Software discount – a paperless office specifically designed to organize your entire homeopathic practice.
NASH Foundation supporting educational and research projects that members pursue.
Reference Library offering an extensive collection of presentations, conference tapes and journal archives.
Webinars offering online opportunities to share knowledge, resources, and provide continuing education opportunities.
Mentor Program provides opportunities for associate and student members to benefit from the expertise of experienced homeopaths.
Volunteer Opportunities allowing us to pool our talents to grow homeopathy.
Private Discussion Forum: a LinkedIn forum where our membership of professional colleagues can support each other’s clinical practice.
Full voting rights in Society elections and decisions.
RSHom(NA) Registration Submission Requirements
RSHom(NA) registration requires submission of either:
CHC Certification and submission of five chronic cases that were independently taken and followed. See the Case Submission Guidelines and CHC Application for more detail.
NASH Competency Review: Our alternative review process requires submission of educational verification covering the required topics established by the CHC guidelines achieved through other educational venues not acknowledged by CHC. All applicants must also submit ten chronic cases that were independently taken and followed. See the Case Submission Guidelines and NASH Review Application for more detail.
Transfer of Registration: NASH accepts, without further review, all homeopaths with the RSHom designation from Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, as well as all members registered with the Ontario College in Canada. See the Society Transfer Application for more information.REGISTERED MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FOR ONTARIO PRACTITIONERS WITH A CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION