Interview Questions for Ayurvedic Practitioners:
1. Can you outline your treatment approach?
Highlights congruence with Ayurvedic principles and methods.
2. What would you tell a client who was dubious about the evidence base for ayurvedic treatment?
Tests perceptions about what constitutes evidence, plus knowledge of support for existing practices.
3. At what point would you insist that a patient seeks western intervention?
Examines awareness of appropriate referral options.
4. How would you diagnose and treat a gastrointestinal issue that seemed resistant to pharmacological drugs?
Assesses expertise and clinical judgment.
5. What is your greatest success story?
Reveals work experience.