Virginia Osborne, ND, RN
Founding Member of ICRM
Dr. Osborne graduated from the accredited National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM), Portland, OR in 1995. Previously she practiced for 17 years as a RN with specialties in critical, emergency and cardiac care.
Medical Director - Clinical practice located in Cedar Ridge, CA. She is a co-founder of IV Nutritional Therapy for Physicians. Lecturing and developing workshops on IV nutrition, chelation and clinical emergency since 2001. These workshops provide complete training to physicians internationally for the safe and effective use of intravenous nutrient therapies.
IV therapy Academic Instructor and Clinical Department Supervisor at NCNM/Natural Health Centers. Simultaneously researching and developing research for the use of IV micronutrients in treatment modalities. Concurrently in private practice with a focus on environmentally induced diseases.
A co-author of Parenteral Micronutrient Therapy, a book written for physicians in 2004. As well as with many other published articles on the use and effectiveness of IV nutrient and chelation therapies.
13904 Meadow View Dr
Grass Valley, CA 95743IV
Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine 1995
National College of Naturopathic Medicine
Certification completed in:
Advanced Minor surgery/internship
Advanced Gynecology education/training and internship
Advanced Homeopathic education/training/internship
Bachelor of Science in Nursing 1988
Mesa State College
Grand Junction, CO.
Associate Degree in Nursing 1978
Elgin Community College
Areas of Expertise:
Homeopathy Office Minor surgery
2008- Current: IV Nutritional Therapy International and private practice
2000-2008National College of Naturopathic Medicine
Academic FacultyIV Therapy: 1hr.lecture and 1 ½ hr. lab
Clinical Supervising Physician
College Clinic: General Medicine, Gynecology Homeopathy, IV therapy, Minor Surgery,
Satellite clinic/ Outside In: Acute care
2001-CurrentIV Nutritional Therapy for Physicians, Founding member, and presenter (previously known as Professional IV Seminars)
Professional IV Seminars: Founding Member, and Presenter Portland, OR 2001-2006Designed to train physicians of all disciplinesIV micronutrient therapy
Lecture- Presenter-author / Seminars in Arizona, California, Oregon, Connecticut,Hawaii, New Hampshire, Alaska, and Canada
2008-Current: Private Practice 13904 Meadow View Dr., Grass Valley California
General Manager of International IV Nutritional Therapy for Physicians
2000- 2008Private Practice:
Natural Health Center
2220 SW First Av.
Portland, OR 97201
Tigard Holistic Health Clinic
Tigard, OR 97233
1999-2002Black Bear Naturopathic Clinic, Florence, MT.
2000Rockwood Natural Health Clinic
1995-1999Black Bear Naturopathic Clinic
Steamboat Spring, CO
Each clinic embraces Naturopathic family practice, allergy elimination, nutrition, lifestyle counseling, botanical medicine, homeopathy, immune enhancement, IV micronutrient therapy, including chelation and neural therapy.
1989-1995Nursing Services of Denver, CO and Portland, OR
Emergency departments, Intensive Care(ICU), Cardiac Care Units(CCU), Medical, orthopedics, oncology, surgical, pediatrics, Labor and Delivery
Ophthalmic offices of Dr's M. Peters and I. Hanneman MD
1982-1990Routt Memorial Hospital, Steamboat Springs, CO
Emergency Dept., ICU, CCU, Med-Surg., Orthopedics, Obstetrics (L&D) pediatrics, geriatrics,
Routt County Home Health Nurses, Steamboat Springs, CO
1980-1982Mountain Medical Clinic, Steamboat Springs, CO
Steamboat Medical Clinic, Steamboat Springs, CO
Internal Medicine/Office, Cardiovascular testing, gen. physicals, pulmonary analysis, lab analysis, endocrine therapy, chemotherapy
Family Medicine/Office, gynecology, obstetrics
1978-1980Memorial Hospital, Craig, CO
Emergency Dept., geriatrics, ICU-CCU, Medical, Surgical
Pediatrics, Labor & Delivery, Oncology
Certificates:ACAM/ Oregon/Chelation Therapy/ current
Basic Cardiac Life Support / current
Environmental Medicine/ 2001
IV Basic & Advanced Micronutrient Therapies/ current
N.A.E.T. (allergy elimination tech.)/1997
Presentations on Naturopathic and Environmental medicine 1992- current
Lectures: Public Schools, Colleges, Hospitals, Elk, Moose, Masonic Temple, and Soroptomist Clubs. CO, MT, and OR
Developed nutrition education and dinner night for Project Quest, (Immune Compromised individuals) Portland, OR
Numerous Volunteer hours for raising funds for: under privileged Children.
Licensing efforts in Colorado for Naturopathic Physicians 1995-2000
Licenses: ND Oregon, California
Founding member: 2010 - ICCT International College of Colloidal Therapeutics
California Association of Naturopathic Doctors Board Member current
Northwest Naturopathic Physicians Convention/ Board Member 2000-CurrentChair for 2004 Conference
Item writer for Naturopathic professional licensing exams (NPLEX) board exams 1999 to present
Professional IV Seminars Founding/member/ Manager and organizer (2000- Current)
A Founding member of Health and Dental Professional Group Portland, OR
AANP American Association of Naturopathic Physicians 1994-Current
CAND: California Naturopathic Doctors Assoc. 2008 –Current
MANP Montana Association of Naturopathic Physicians 1999-2003/ Vice President delegate 1999-2000
OANP Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians 1996-currentdelegate 2000-2001 Editor of State Newsletter 2000-2001
Soroptmist Business Women's Service Organization 1999-2007
California Naturopathic Doctors Association 2006-2007Consultant to the sub committee on IV education.
Oregon Board of Naturopathic Examiners
Advisory Committee Member 2000-2003 -Defining definition of Preventative Medicine aiding in passing law for Advance practice of IV micronutrient therapy including EDTA
Professional Presentations and Seminars:
"EDTA Chelation certification seminar".Invited speaker, conference author, State of Oregon Board of Naturopathic Examiners certification training. 2005- Current2 day bi –annual
Emergency Clinical Seminars for Physicians
InvitedLecture and conference author
One day seminars for Physicians in their clinical settings
2008-Current: Canada and US
IV Nutritional Therapy for Physicians International
(previously known as Professional IV Seminars)
2010 Clinical Updates and Advance Topics on IV Nutrients: Arizona, NW. Hawaii
-Seminar presentations on IV micronutrients: Portland Oregon
Fundamental and Clinical Applications in the understanding in the technique and use of IV micronutrients seminars:
New Hampshire October 2001
AlaskaJune 2002, February 2010
Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors(OAND),
IV micronutrient for basic and advanced techniques and use
2003-Current Toronto, Ontario, Canada
-OAND Convention November 2, 2003 lecture on the use and identification of protocols for specific conditions/ diseases Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
-New Hampshire association of Naturopathic Physicians -Lecture on Advance IV mirconutrients and protocols 6 hr. lecture November 14, 2003 Manchester, NH
Publications:Parenteral Micronutrient Therapy/Carter, D. Osborne V. Raffety S. July 2004
Professional textbook Influenza Treatment Using IV Micronutrient Therapy Naturopathic Doctor News and review/NDNR, January 2006
IV Therapy/ IV EDTA Chelation NDNR Anderson P., Osborne, V,April 2006 &Jan. 2007.
Fibromalgia and IV Therapy NDNR September 2007 Osborne V., White, C.
Supporting the Treatment of GI Disease with IV Therapy, NDNR January 2008, Carter, D., Osborne, V.
Townsend Newsletter June 2008, IV Nutrients, Carter D., Osborne, V.
Contributing editor on IV therapy and chelation in the new textbook Naturopathic Physical Medicine do out in October 2010
Founder/ Owner of Black Bear Naturopathic Clinic 1995-2002 Steamboat Springs, COandFlorence, MT
CANP Colorado Association of Naturopathic Physicians 1995-2000delegate 1997-1999
ANA American Nurses Association 1978-1999
RN Licenses Oregon/Colorado 1978-1999