.09 Prohibited Actions.

An individual who is solely licensed as a naturopathic doctor may not:

A. Prescribe, dispense, or administer any prescription drug;

B. Perform surgical procedures;

C. Unless licensed under the Health Occupations Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, practice or claim to practice as:

(1) A medical doctor or physician;

(2) An osteopath;

(3) A dentist;

(4) A podiatrist;

(5) An optometrist;

(6) A psychologist;

(7) A nurse practitioner;

(8) A physician assistant;

(9) A chiropractor;

(10) A physical therapist;

(11) An acupuncturist; or

(12) Any other health care professional;

D. Use general or spinal anesthetics;

E. Administer ionizing radioactive substances for therapeutic purposes;

F. 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; or

G. Perform acupuncture unless the licensee is also a licensed acupuncturist.