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Professional Organizations

There are many professional organizations and associations that can provide students with helpful information about a particular profession. The organizations in the following list have information on accreditation, licensing and certification, educational programs, and financial assistance.

CATEGORIES

Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Dentistry
Dietetics and Nutrition
Emergency Medical Technician
Geriatric Care
Health Information and Communication
Health Information Management and Support Services
Health Services Administration
Mental Health/Counseling
Nursing
Other Health Careers
Pharmacy
Physician and Physician Assistant
Podiatry
Public Health
Radiology
Science and Engineering
Special Technologies, Services and Diagnostic Instrumentation
Therapy
Veterinary Medicine
Vision Care

Clinical Laboratory Sciences

American Society for Cytotechnology
1500 Sunday Drive, Suite 102
Raleigh, 27607
919/861-5571 or 800/948-3947
www.asct.com

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720
Rosemont, 60018-5119
773/714-8880 or 847/939-3597
www.naacls.org

National Society for Histotechnology (NSH)
8850 Stanford Blvd., Suite 2900
Columbia, 21045
443/535-4060
www.nsh.org

American Society of Cytopathology
100 West 10th St., Suite 605
Wilmington, 19801
302/543-6583
www.cytopathology.org/website/article.asp?id=2531

American Medical Technologists
10700 West Higgins Rd., Suite 150
Rosemont, 60018
847/823-5169 or 800/275-1268
www.amt1.com

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
1861 International Drive, Suite 200
McLean, 22102
571/748-3770
www.ascls.org

American Society for Clinical Pathology
33 West Monroe, Suite 1600
Chicago, 60603
312/541-4999 or 800/267-2727 (ASCP)
www.ascp.org

American Society of Hematology (ASH)
2021 L St. NW, Suite 900
Washington, 20036
202/776-0544
www.hematology.org

Dentistry

American Dental Assistants Association
35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 1730
Chicago, 60601-2211
312/541-1550 or 877/874-3785
www.dentalassistant.org

American Dental Hygienists' Association
444 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 3400
Chicago, 60611
312/440-8900
www.adha.org

Wisconsin Dental Hygienists' Association
6510 Grand Teton Plaza, Suite 312
Madison, 53719
www.wi-dha.com

National Association of Dental Laboratories
325 John Knox Rd, #L103
Tallahassee, 32303
800/950-1150 or 850/205-5626
www.nadl.org/

American Dental Association (ADA)
211 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, 60611-2678
312/440-2500
www.ada.org

American Medical Technologists
10700 West Higgins Rd., Suite 150
Rosemont, 60018
847/823-5169 or 800/275-1268
www.amt1.com

Dietetics and Nutrition

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, 60606-6995
312/899-0040 or 800/877-1600
www.eatright.org

Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
563 Carter Court, Suite B
Kimberly, 54136
920/560-5619 or 888/232-8631
www.eatrightwisc.org

Emergency Medical Technician

National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians
PO Box 1400
Clinton, 39060-1400
601/924-7744 or 800/34-NAEMT
www.naemt.org

Wisconsin Emergency Medical Services
1 West Wilson Street
Madison, 53703
608-266-1865 or 608-261-6870
dhs.wisconsin.gov/ems/

National Association of EMS Physicans
PO Box 19570
Lenexa, 66285
913/895-4611 or 800/228-3677
www.naemsp.org/

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
6610 Busch Blvd.
PO Box 29233
Columbus, 43229
614/888-4484
www.nremt.org/

Professional Ambulance Association of Wisconsin
1055 Wittmann Dr.
Menasha, 54952-3606
608/310-7922
www.paaw.us/

Geriatric Care

American Association of Retired Persons
601 E St., NW
Washington, 20049
888/687-2277 (OUR - AARP)
www.aarp.org

American Society on Aging
575 Market St., Suite 2100
San Fransisco, 94105-2869
415/974-9600 or 800/537-9728
www.asaging.org

Association for Gerontology in Higher Education
1220 L St., NW, Suite 901
Washington, 20005
202/289-9806
www.aghe.org

Gerontological Society of America
1220 L St., NW, Suite 901
Washington, 20005
202/842-1275
www.geron.org

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
1730 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Suite 1200
Washington, 20036
202/872-0888
www.n4a.org

National Council on Aging
1901 L St., NW 4th Floor
Washington, 20036
202/479-1200
www.ncoa.org

National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Public Information Office - Building 31, Room 5C27
31 Center Drive, MSC 2292
Bethesda, 20892-2292
301/496-1752 or 800/222-2225
www.nia.nih.gov

Leading Age Wisconsin
204 South Hamilton Street
Madison, 53703
608/255-7060
www.wahsa.org

National Association of Geriatric Education Centers
DHHS/HRSA/BHPR/ACGRHB
5600 Fishers Ln.
Rockville, 20857
www.nagec.org/

National Academy of Certified Care Managers
PO Box 669
244 Upton Rd.
Colchester, 06415-0669
800/962-2260
www.naccm.net/

Wisconsin Division of Quality Assurance
PO Box 2969
Madison, 53701-2969
608/266-8481
www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/rl_DSL/bqa.htm

LeadingAge
2519 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, 20008-1520
202/783-2242
www.leadingage.org/

National Association for Home Care and Hospice
228 Seventh St. SE
Washington, 20003
202/547-7424
www.nahc.org

Health Information and Communication

American Public Health Association
800 I St NW
Washington, 20001
202/777-2742
www.apha.org

American Medical Informatics Association
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 500
Bethesda , 20814
301/657-1291
www.amia.org

American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, 60611-2795
202/628-8410
800/545-2433 or 800/545-2433
www.ala.org/

Society for Public Health Education
10 G St., NE, Suite 605
Washington, 20002
202/408-9804
www.sophe.org

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
1900 Association Dr.
Reston, 20191-1598
703/476-3400 or 800/213-7193
www.aahperd.org/

National Commission for Health Education Credentialing
1541 Alta Dr., Suite 303
Whitehall, 18052-5642
484/223-0770 or 888/624-3248
www.nchec.org

Association of Biomedical Communications Directors
University of North Texas Texas Health
Science Center
Fort Worth, 76203
817/735-2678
www.abcdirectors.org/

Guild of Natural Science Illustrators
PO Box 652
Ben Franklin Station
Washington, 20044-0652
301-309-1514
www.gnsi.org/

Association of Medical Illustrators
201 E. Main St., Ste. 1405
Lexington, 40507
866/393-4AMI (4264)
www.ami.org

Biocommunications Association
220 Southwind Lane
Hillsborough , 27278
919/245-0906
www.bca.org

Medical Library Association
65 E. Wacker Place, Suite 1900
Chicago, 60601-7246
312/419-9094
www.mlanet.org

U.S. National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, 20894
888/346-3656 (FIND - NLM)
www.nlm.nih.gov

American College Health Association
1362 Mellon Rd., Suite 180
Hanover, 21076
410/859-1500
www.acha.org/

American School Health Association
1760 Old Meadow Rd., Suite 500
McLean, 22102
703/506-7675
netforum.avectra.com/eWeb/DynamicPage.aspx?Site=ASHA1&WebCode=Contact

Health Information Management and Support Services

National Association of Health Unit Coordinators
1947 Madron Road
Rockford, 61107-1716
815-633-4351 or 888-22-NAHUC (62482)
www.nahuc.org

American Society of Administrative Professionals
121 Free St.
Portland, 04101
888/960-ASAP
www.asaporg.com/

American Academy of Professional Coders
2480 South 3850 West, Suite B
Salt Lake City, 84120
800/626- (CODE) 2633 or 801/236-2200
www.aapc.com/

Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity
4230 Kiernan Ave., Suite 170
Modesto, 95356
800/982-2182 or 209/527-9620
www.ahdionline.org

American Health Information Management Association
233 N. Michigan Ave., 21st Floor
Chicago, 60601-5809
312/233-1100 or 800/335-5535
www.ahima.org

Health Care Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
33 West Monroe Street, Suite 1700
Chicago, 60603-5616
312/664-4467
www.himss.org

International Association of Administrative Professionals
10502 N. Ambassador Drive, Suite 100
Kansas City, 64153
816/891-6600
www.iaap-hq.org

American College of Health Care Administrators
1321 Duke St., Suite 400
Alexandria, 22314
202/536-5120
www.achca.org

American College of Healthcare Executives
One North Franklin, Suite 1700
Chicago, 60606-3529
312/424-2800
www.ache.org

Association of University Programs in Health Administration
2000 14th Street North, Suite 780
Arlington, 22201
703/894-0940
www.aupha.org

Health Services Administration

International Association of Business Communicators
601 Montgomery St., Suite 1900
San Francisco, 94111
415/544-4700
www.iabc.com

American Academy of Medical Administrators
330 N. Wabash Ave., Suite 2000
Chicago, 60611
312/321-6815
www.aameda.org

American College of Health Care Administrators
1321 Duke St., Suite 400
Alexandria, 22314
202/536-5120
www.achca.org

American College of Healthcare Executives
One North Franklin, Suite 1700
Chicago, 60606-3529
312/424-2800
www.ache.org

American College of Health Care Executives-UWM (ACHE-UWM)
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
PO Box 413
Milwaukee, 53201-0413
414/229-2645 or 414/229-2758 or 414/229-2752
www4.uwm.edu/chs/academics/hia/hca/bs-hca/

Society for Health Care Strategy and Market Development
c/o American Hospital Association
155 N. Wacker, Suite 400
Chicago, 60606
312/422-3888
www.shsmd.org

Association of University Programs in Health Administration
2000 14th Street North, Suite 780
Arlington, 22201
703/894-0940
www.aupha.org

Health Care Public Relations & Marketing Society of Southeastern Wisconsin
4811 S. 76th Street, Suite 9
Greenfield, 53220
414/325-3400
hcprms.org

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
33 Maiden Ln., 11th Floor
New York, 10038-5150
212/460-1400
www.prsa.org

American Health Care Association
1201 L Street NW
Washington, 20005
202/842-4444
www.ahca.org

Mental Health/Counseling

National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter
131 W. Wilson, Suite 903
Madison, 53703
608/257-6334 or 866/462-7994
www.naswwi.org

American Association of Pastoral Counselors
9504A Lee Highway
Fairfax, 22031-2303
703/385-6967
www.aapc.org

American Board of Professional Psychology
600 Market St., Suite 300
Chapel Hill, 27516
919/537-8031
www.abpp.org

American Counseling Association
5999 Stevenson Ave.
Alexandria, 22304
800/347-6647
www.counseling.org

American Mental Health Counselors Association
801 N. Fairfax, Suite 304
Alexandria, 22314
800/326-2642 or 703-548-6002
www.amhca.org

American Psychological Association (APA)
750 First St. NE
Washington, 20002-4242
202/336-5500 or 800/374-2721
www.apa.org

Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) – North Central Region
Gary Sartain (North Central Region)
PO Box 1832
Burnsville, 55337-1832
612/270-3313
www.ncracpe.org/

Association of Professional Chaplains
1701 E. Woodfield Rd., Suite 400
Schaumburg, 60173
847/240-1014
www.professionalchaplains.org

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
1001 N. Fairfax St., Suite 510
Alexandria, 22314
703/535-5990
www.cacrep.org/template/index.cfm

Council on Social Work Education
1701 Duke St., Suite 200
Alexandria, 22314-3457
703/683-8080
www.cswe.org

National Association of Social Workers
750 First St. NE, Suite 700
Washington, 20002-4241
202/408-8600 or 800/742-4089
www.naswdc.org

National Board for Certified Counselors and Affiliates
3 Terrace Way, Suite D
Greensboro, 27403-3660
336/547-0607
www.nbcc.org

National Network for Social Work Managers
605 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 600
Los Angeles, 90015
213/553-1870
www.socialworkmanager.org

Nursing

American Health Care Association
1201 L St. NW
Washington, 20005
202/842-4444
www.ahca.org

American Hospital Association (AHA)
155 N. Wacker Dr.
Chicago, 60606
312/422-3000 or 800/424-4301
www.aha.org/

National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
1615 M Street NW, Suite 270
Washington, 20036
202/289-8044
www.nonpf.com

Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing
1400 E. Washington Ave., Room 112
Madison, 53703
608/266-2112 or 877/617-1565
dsps.wi.gov/Home

Leading Age Wisconsin
204 South Hamilton Street
Madison, 53703
608/255-7060
www.wahsa.org

American Association of Colleges of Nursing
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530
Washington, 20036
202/463-6930
www.aacn.nche.edu

American Association of Medical Assistants
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 1575
Chicago, 60606
312/899-1500 or 800/228-2262
www.aama-ntl.org

American College of Nurse-Midwives
8403 Colesville Rd., Suite 1550
Silver Spring, 20910
240/485-1800
www.midwife.org

American Association of Nurse Practitioners
PO Box 12846
Austin , 78711
512/442-4262
www.aanp.org

American Health Care Association
1201 L Street NW
Washington, 20005
202/842-4444
www.ahca.org

American Nurses Association (ANA)
8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 400
Silver Spring, 20910
301/628-5000 or 800/274-4ANA (4262)
www.ana.org

American Society of Podiatric Medical Assistants
4472 S. Cross St.
Saint Anthony, 47575
888/882-7762
www.aspma.org

National League for Nursing
2600 Virginia Ave. NW, Eighth Floor
Washington, 20037
800/669-1656
www.nln.org

Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)
915 Lee St.
Des Plaines, 60016-6569
800/900-9659 or 800/243-8362
www.ena.org

National Association for Home Care and Hospice
228 Seventh St. SE
Washington, 20003
202/547-7424
www.nahc.org

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
5 Hanover Square, Suite 1401
New York, 10004
917/746-8300
www.napnap.org

National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Service, Inc.
1940 Duke St., Suite 200
Alexandria, 22314
703/933-1003
www.napnes.org

National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses (NFLPN)
111 West Main Street #100
Garner, 27529
919/779-0046 or 800/948-2511
www.nflpn.org

National Student Nurses’ Association
45 Main Street, Suite 606
Brooklyn , 11201
718/210-0705
www.nsna.org

Wisconsin League for Nursing
PO Box 653
Germantown, 53022
414/454-9561
www.wisconsinwln.org/

Wisconsin Nurses Association
6117 Monona Drive #1
Madison, 53716
608/221-0383 or 800/362-3959
www.wisconsinnurses.org/

Other Health Careers

American Chiropractic Association
1701 Clarendon Blvd.
Arlington, 22209
703/276-8800
www.acatoday.org/

Council on Chiropractic Education
8049 N. 85th Way
Scottsdale, 85258-4321
480/443-8877 or 888/443-3506
www.cce-usa.org

Dynamic Chiropractic
PO Box 28990
Santa Ana, 92799
714/230-3150
www.chiroweb.com

Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards
5401 W. 10th St., Suite 101
Greeley, 80634-4400
970/356-3500
www.fclb.org

International Chiropractors Association
6400 Arlington Blvd., Suite 800
Falls Church, 22042
703/528-5000 or 800/423-4690
www.chiropractic.org

World Chiropractic Alliance
2950 North Dobson Road, Suite 1
Chandler, 85224
480/786-9235
www.worldchiropracticalliance.org

Wisconsin Chiropractic Association
521 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, 53703
608/256-7023
www.wisconsinchiropractic.com

American Chiropractic Sports Council
246 First Street, Suite 101
San Francisco, 94105
414/810-9810
www.acasc.org/

Association of Chiropractic Colleges
4424 Montgomery Avenue, Suite 202
Bethesda, 20814
800/284-1062
www.chirocolleges.org/

American Chiropractic Association Rehabilitation Council
11600 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 412
Los Angeles, 90002
310/339-0442
www.ccptr.org/

Pharmacy

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
1727 King St.
Alexandria, 22314
703/739-2330
www.aacp.org

American Association of Pharmacy Technicians (AAPT)
PO Box 1447
Greensboro, 27402
336/333-9356 or 877/368-4771
www.pharmacytechnician.com

American Pharmacists Association
2215 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, 20037
202/628-4410 or 800/237-APHA (2742)
www.aphanet.org

American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
1321 Duke St.
Alexandria, 22314
703/739-1300 or 800/355-2727
www.ascp.com

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
7272 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, 20814
866/279-0681
www.ashp.org

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy
1600 Feehanville Drive
Mount Prospect, 60056
847/391-4406
www.nabp.net

National Community Pharmacists Association
100 Daingerfield Rd.
Alexandria, 22314-2885
703/683-8200 or 800/544-7447
www.ncpanet.org

Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin
701 Heartland Trail
Madison, 53717
608/827-9200
www.pswi.org

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, Inc.
2215 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, 20037-2985
800/363-8012
www.ptcb.org

Wisconsin Pharmacy Examining Board
1400 E. Washington Ave., Room 112
Madison, 53703
877/617-1565 or 608/266-2112
drl.wi.gov/profession.asp?profid=31&locid=0

Physician and Physician Assistant

American Academy of Physician Assistants
2318 Mill Rd., Suite 1300
Alexandria, 22314-1552
703/836-2272
www.aapa.org

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
5550 Friendship Blvd., Suite 310
Chevy Chase, 20815-7231
301/968-4100
www.aacom.org

American Medical Association
515 N. State St.
Chicago, 60654
312/464-5000 or 800/621-8335
www.ama-assn.org

American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
142 E. Ontario St.
Chicago, 60611-2864
312/202-8000 or 800/621-1773
www.osteopathic.org/

Association of American Medical Colleges
Section for Student Services
2450 N St. NW
Washington, 20037-1126
202/828-0400
www.aamc.org

Physician Assistant Education Association
300 N. Washington St., Suite 710
Alexandria, 22314-2544
703/548-5538
www.paeaonline.org/

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
12000 Findley Rd., Suite 100
Johns Creek, 30097-1409
678/417-8100
www.nccpa.net

Wisconsin Medical Society
330 E. Lakeside Street
PO Box 1109
Madison, 53710-1109
800/762-8975 or 866/442-3800
www.wisconsinmedicalsociety.org

Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants
563 Carter Court, Suite B
Kimberly, 54136
800/762-8965 or 920/560-5630
www.wapa.org

American College of Physicians
190 N Independence Mall West
Philadelphia , 19106-1572
215/351-2400 or 215/351-2600 or 800-523-1546, x2600
www.acponline.org/

American Academy of Family Physicians
11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway
Leawood , 66211-2680
913/906-6000 or 800/274-2237
www.aafp.org

American Academy of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Blvd.
Elk Grove Village, 60007-1098
847/434-4000 or 800/433-9016
www.aap.org/

American College of Surgeons
633 N. Saint Clair St.
Chicago, 60611-3211
312/202-5000 or 800/621-4111
www.facs.org/

Podiatry

American Podiatric Medical Association
9312 Old Georgetown Rd.
Bethesda, 20814-1621
301/571-9200 or or 301/581-9200 or 800/275-2762 (800/ASK-APMA) or 800/FOOTCARE
www.apma.org

American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine
15850 Crabbs Branch Way, Suite 320
Rockville, 200855
301/948-9760
www.aacpm.org

Public Health

Association of Public Health Laboratories
8515 Georgia Ave., Suite 700
Silver Spring, 20910
240/485-2745
www.aphl.org

Wisconsin Division of Public Health
1 West Wilson St.
Madison, 53703
608/266-1865
www.dhfs.state.wi.us/programs/publichealth.htm?nav=mo

Wisconsin Public Health Association
563 Carter Court, Suite B
Kimberly, 54136
920/882-3650 or 877/202-4333
www.wpha.org

Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene
465 Henry Mall, UW-Madison
Madison, 53706
608/262-6386 or 800/862-1013
www.slh.wisc.edu

Wisconsin Environmental Health Association
P.O. Box 8565
Madison, 53708-8565
715/421-8940 or 920/832-4724 or 262/896-8321
www.weha.net

Radiology

American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 600
Rockville, 20852-1402
301/738-8401 or 800/541-9754
www.ardms.org

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
1255 Northland Dr.
St. Paul, 55120-1155
651/687-0048
www.arrt.org

American Society of Radiologic Technologists
15000 Central Ave. SE
Albuquerque, 87123-3909
505/298-4500 or 800/444-2778
www.asrt.org

Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board
3558 Habersham
Northlake, Building I
Tucker, 30084-4009
404/315-1739 or 800/659-3953
www.nmtcb.org

Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM)
1850 Samuel Morse Dr.
Reston, 20190
703/708-9000
www.snm.org

Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
2745 Dallas Pkwy., Suite 350
Plano, 75093-8730
214/473-8057 or 800/229-9506
www.sdms.org/

American Society for Radiation Oncology
8280 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr., Suite 500
Fairfax, 22031
703/502-1550 or 800/962-7876
www.astro.org

Science and Engineering

American Association for Clinical Chemistry
1850 K Street NW, Suite 625
Washington, 20006-2213
202/857-0717 or 800/892-1400
www.aacc.org

American Board of Industrial Hygiene
6015 West St. Joseph, Suite 102
Lansing, 48917-3980
517/321-2638
www.abih.org

American College of Epidemiology
1500 Sunday Drive, Suite 102
Raleigh, 27607
919/861-5573
www.acepidemiology.org/

American Industrial Hygiene Association
3141 Fairview Park Dr., Suite 777
Falls Church, 22042
703/849-8888
www.aiha.org

American Institute of Biological Sciences
1900 Campus Commons Drive, Suite 200
Reston, 20191
703/674-2500 or 800/992-2427
www.aibs.org

American Physiological Society
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, 20814-3991
301/634-7164
www.the-aps.org/

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
11200 Rockville Pike, Suite 302
Rockville, 20852-3110
240/283-6600
www.asbmb.org

American Society for Microbiology
1752 N. St NW
Washington, 20036-2904
202/737-3600 or 202/942-9319
www.asm.org

Technology Student Association
1914 Association Drive
Reston, 20191-1540
703/860-9000 or 888/860-9010
www.tsaweb.org/

National Environmental Health Association
720 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 1000-N
Denver, 80246-1926
866/956-2258 or 303/756-9090
www.neha.org

Society for Epidemiologic Research
PO Box 990
Clearfield, 84089
801/525-0231
www.epiresearch.org

Biomedical Associations of Wisconsin
www.baw.org/

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
4301 N. Fairfax Dr., Suite 301
Arlington, 22203-1633
703/525-4890 or 800/332-2264
www.aami.org/

Medical Equipment and Technology Association
801/879-5433
www.mymeta.org/

Special Technologies, Services and Diagnostic Instrumentation

American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 600
Rockville, 20852-1402
301/738-8401 or 800/541-9754
www.ardms.org

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
1255 Northland Dr.
St. Paul, 55120-1155
651/687-0048
www.arrt.org

Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
2745 Dallas Pkwy., Suite 350
Plano, 75093-8730
214/473-8057 or 800/229-9506
www.sdms.org/

American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion
2903 Arlington Loop
Hattiesburg, 39402
601/268-2221
www.abcp.org

American Board of Registration for Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists
2509 West Iles Ave., Suite 102
Springfield, 62704
217/726-7980
www.abret.org

American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine
2621 Superior Dr. NW
Rochester, 55901
507/288-0100
www.aanem.org/

Alliance of Cardiovascular Professionals
PO Box 2007
Midlothian, 23113
804/632-0078
www.acp-online.org/

American Society of Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists Inc. - The Neurodiagnostic Society
402 East Bannister Rd., Suite A
Kansas City, 64131-3019
816/931-1120
www.aset.org

American Society of Extra-Corporeal Technology
2209 Dickens Rd.
Richmond, 23230-2005
804/565-6363
www.amsect.org

American Association of Sleep Technologists
2510 North Frontage Rd.
Darien, 60561
630/737-9704
www.aastweb.org/

Association of Surgical Technologists
6 W. Dry Creek Circle, Suite 200
Littleton, 80120-8031
303/694-9130 or 800/637-7433
www.ast.org

Cardiovascular Credentialing International and National Board of Cardiovascular Testing
1500 Sunday Dr., Suite 102
Raleigh, 27607
919/861-4539 or 800/326-0268
www.cci-online.org

The Society for Vascular Ultrasound
4601 Presidents Dr., Suite 260
Lanham, 20706-4831
301/459-7550 or 800/788-8346
www.svunet.org

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park St.
Clearwater, 33756
727/210-2350
www.caahep.org/

Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
6 W. Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110
Littleton, 80120-8031
303/694-9262
www.arcst.org/

EEG & Clinical Neuroscience Society
East Tennessee State University
807 University Parkway
Johnson City, 37614
423/439-4476 or 888/531-5335
www.ecnsweb.com/

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
14750 Sweitzer Lane, Suite 100
Laurel, 20707-5906
301/498-4100 or 800/638-5352
www.aium.org/

Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
6021 University Boulevard, Suite 500
Ellicott City, 21043
443/973-3251
www.jrcdms.org/

Therapy

American Academy of Audiology
11480 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 220
Reston, 20191
703/790-8466 or 800/AAA-2336
www.audiology.org

American Art Therapy Association
4875 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite 240
Alexandria, 22304
888/290-0878 or 703/548-5860
www.arttherapy.org

American Association for Respiratory Care
9425 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 100
Irving, 75063-4706
972/243-2272
www.aarc.org

American Occupational Therapy Association
4720 Montgomery Lane, PO Box 31220
Bethesda, 20824-1220
301/652-2682
www.aota.org

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
6300 N. River Rd., Suite 500
Rosemont, 60018
847/292-4900 or 877/321-3500
www.sportsmed.org/

American Physical Therapy Association
1111 N. Fairfax St.
Alexandria, 22314-1488
703/684-2782 or 800/999-2782
www.apta.org

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
2200 Research Blvd.
Rockville, 20850-3289
800/638-8255 or 800/498-2071 or 301/296-5700
www.asha.org

American Therapeutic Recreation Association
629 N. Main St.
Hattiesburg, 39401
601/450-ATRA (2872)
www.atra-online.com/

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
1248 Harwood Rd.
Bedford, 76021-4244
817/283-2835
www.coarc.com/

American Music Therapy Association, Inc
8455 Colesville Rd, Suite 1000
Silver Spring, 20910
301/589-3300
www.musictherapy.org/

National Athletic Trainers’ Association
2952 Stemmons Freeway, Suite 200
Dallas, 75247
214/637-6282
www.nata.org

NATA Board of Certification
1415 Harney St., Suite 200
Omaha, 68102
402/559-0091 or 877/262-3926 (877-BOC-EXAM)
www.bocatc.org

National Board For Respiratory Care, Inc.
18000 W. 105th St.
Olathe, 66061-7543
888/341-4811 or 913/895-4900
www.nbrc.org

National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification
7 Elmwood Dr.
New City, 10956
845/639-1439
www.nctrc.org/

National Rehabilitation Counseling Assoc.
P.O. Box 4480
Manassas, 20108
703/361-2077
nrca-net.org

National Rehabilitation Association (NRA)
PO Box 150235
Alexandria, 22315
703/836-0850 or 888/258-4295
www.nationalrehab.org

National Strength & Conditioning Association
1885 Bob Johnson Dr.
Colorado Springs, 80906
719/632-6722 or 800/815-6826
www.nsca-lift.org

National Recreation and Park Association
22377 Belmont Ridge Rd.
Ashburn, 20148-4501
703/858-0784 or 800/626-NRPA (6772)
www.nrpa.org

Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association
122 E. Olin Ave., Suite 165
Madison, 53713
608/287-1606 or 800/728-1992
www.wota.net

Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association
3510 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, 53704
608/221-9191 or 866/367-6978
www.wpta.org

Wisconsin Speech-Language-Pathology and Audiology Association
563 Carter Court, Suite B
Kimberly, 54136
920/560-5642 or 800/545-0640
www.wisha.org

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. (NBCOT)
12 South Summit Ave., Suite 100
Gaithersburg, 20877-4150
301/990-7979
www.nbcot.org/

American Occupational Therapy Foundation
4720 Montgomery Lane
P.O. Box 31220
Bethesda, 20814
301/652-6611or 800-SAY-AOTA(729-2682)
www.aotf.org/

National Student Speech Language Hearing Association
2200 Research Boulevard #322
Rockville, 20850
800/638-8255 or 800/498-2071
www.nsslha.org/students/

Veterinary Medicine

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science
9190 Crestwyn Hills Dr.
Memphis, 38125
901/754-8620
www.aalas.org

American Veterinary Medical Association
1931 N. Meacham Road, Suite 100
Schaumburg, 60173-4360
800/248-2862 or 800/321-1473 or 847/925-8070
www.avma.org

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
1101 Vermont Ave. NW, Suite 301
Washington, 20005
202/371-9195 or 202/682-0750
www.aavmc.org

United States Animal Health Association
4221 Mitchell Ave.
St. Joseph, 64507
816/671-1144
www.usaha.org

Vision Care

American Academy of Ophthalmology
PO Box 7424
San Francisco, 94120-7424
415/561-8500
www.aao.org

American Board of Opticianry/National Contact Lens Examiners
6506 Loisdale Rd., Suite 209
Springfield, 22150
703/719-5800 or 800/296-1379
www.abo-ncle.org

American Optometric Association
243 N. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, 63141
314/991-4100 or 800/365-2219 or 800/365-2219
www.aoa.org

American Orthoptic Council
3914 Nakoma Road
Madison, 53711
608/233-5383
www.orthoptics.org/

Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry
6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 420
Rockville, 20852
301/231-5944
www.opted.org

Commission on Opticianry Accreditation
PO Box 592
Canton, 13617
703/468-0566
www.coaccreditation.com

National Board of Examiners in Optometry
200 S. College St., #2010
Charlotte, 28202
704/332-9565 or 800/969-EXAM
www.optometry.org

Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology
2025 Woodlane Dr.
St. Paul, 55125-2998
651/731-2944 or 800/284-3937
www.jcahpo.org

National Academy of Opticianry
8401 Corporate Dr., Suite 605
Landover, 20785
800/229-4828
www.nao.org/

Wisconsin Optometric Association
6510 Grand Teton Plaza, Suite 312
Madison, 53719
608/824-2200 or 800/678-5357
www.woa-eyes.org

Wisconsin Paraoptometric Association
Betty Herrell, Acting Treasurer
W6383 Elm Ave.
Dorchester, 54425
715/748-2020
wpa-eyes.org/

Contact Lens Society of America
441 Carlisle Dr.
Herndon, 20170
800/296-9776 or 703/437-5100
www.clsa.info/

Opticians Association of America
4064 E. Fir Hill Dr.
Lakeland , 38002
901/388-2423
www.oaa.org/index.php

Optical Laboratories Association
11096 Lee Highway, Suite A-101
Fairfax, 22030-5039
703/359-2830 or 800/477-5652
www.ola-labs.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1

National Federation of Opticinary School
2800 Springport Rd.
Jackson, 49202
517/990-6945
www.nfos.org/index.asp

Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology
2025 Woodlane Drive
St. Paul, 55125-2998
800/482-4858
www.atpo.org


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