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.


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 | 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

American Medical Technologists
10700 West Higgins Rd., Suite 150
Rosemont, 60018
847/823-5169 
https://www.americanmedtech.org

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
140 N. Bloomingdale Road
Bloomingdale, 60108-1017
630/994-4247 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
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 Physicians
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
922 South Park St.
Madison, 53715
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
251 18th St. South, Suite 500
Arlington, 22202
571/527-3900
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
202/546-4759 or 202/547-7424
www.nahc.org

Health Information and Communication

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

Society of Health and Physical Educators
1900 Association Dr.
Reston, 20191-1598
703/476-3400 or 800/213-7193
www.shapeamerica.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
www.abcdirectors.org/

Guild of Natural Science Illustrators
P.O. Box 42410
Washington, 20015
301-309-1514
www.gnsi.org/

American Medical Writers’ Association
30 West Gude Drive, Suite 525
Rockville, 20850-4347
240/238-0940
www.amwa.org

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

Biocommunications Association
389 Newport Avenue
Attleboro, 02703-5617
571/557-1971
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
7918 Jones Branch Dr., Suite 300
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
888/960-2727 (ASAP)
www.asaporg.com/

American Academy of Professional Coders
2233 S Presidents Dr., Suite F
Salt Lake City, 84120
800/626-2633 (CODE) or 801/236-2200
www.aapc.com/

Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity
4230 Kiernan Ave., Suite 120
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

National Cancer Registrars Association
1330 Braddock Place, Suite 520
Alexandria, 22314
703/299-6640
www.ncra-usa.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1

American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
633 N. St. Clair Street
Chicago, 60611-3211
312/202-5085
www.facs.org/quality-programs/cancer

North American Association of Central Cancer Registeries
2050 W. Iles, Suite A
Springfield, 62704-7412
217/698-0800
www.naaccr.org/

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

National Program of Cancer Registries
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, 30329-4027
800/232-4636
www.cdc.gov/cancer/npcr/

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
800/776-4222 or 415/544-4700
www.iabc.com/

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

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

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 201
Chapel Hill, 27516
919/537-8031
www.abpp.org

American Counseling Association
6101 Stevenson Ave.
Alexandria, 22304
800/347-6647
www.counseling.org

American Mental Health Counselors Association
675 North Washington St., Suite 470
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
2800 W. Higgins, Suite 295
Hoffman Estates, 60169
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 800
Washington, 20002-4241
202/408-8600 or 800/742-4089
www.naswdc.org

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

Network for Social Work Management
905 E. 8th St.
Los Angeles, 90021
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
1000 W. St. Joseph Hwy., Suite 200
Lansing, 48915
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
202/546-4759 or 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.
2071 N. Bechtle Avenue PMB 307
Springfield, 45504-1583
703/933-1003
www.napnes.org

National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses (NFLPN)
3801 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 190
Raleigh, 27607
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 320892
Franklin, 53132-6151
800/669-1656
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
www.worldchiropracticalliance.org

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

American Chiropractic Sports Council
1720 S. Bellaire St., Suite 406
Denver, 80222
303/758-1100
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
330 N. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, 60611-5885
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
655 K Street NW, Suite 100
Washington, 20001-2399
202/828-0400
www.aamc.org

Physician Assistant Education Association
655 K Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, 20001-2385
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)
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
PO Box 2659
Madison, 53707-2659
608/266-1251
www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/dph/index.htm

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 279
Osceola, 54020
715/421-8940
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 Boardhttp://www.astro.org/
3558 Habersham
Northlake, Building I
Tucker, 30084-4009
404/315-1739 or 800/659-3953
www.nmtcb.org

Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
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
900 Seventh St., NW Suite 400
Washington, 20001
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
1800 Alexander Bell Drive, Suite 400
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, 20191-1540http://www.mymeta.org/
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
801/766-3231
https://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 (President's Number)
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
2908 Greenbriar Dr., Suite A
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 ExtraCorporeal Technology
330 N Wabash Ave, Suite 2000
Chicago, 60611
312/321-5156
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
423/439-8010
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/

National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
: 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 100
Littleton, 80120
800/707-0057
nbstsa.org/examinations-cst.html

Therapy

American Association of Sleep Technologists
2510 North Frontage Rd.
Darien, 60561
630/737-9704
www.aastweb.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, Suite 200
Bethesda, 20814-3449
301/652-6611 or 800/729-2682
www.aota.org

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
9400 W. Higgins Road, Suite 300
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
1620 Valwood Parkway, Suite 115
Carrollton, 75006
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
nctrc.org/

National Rehabilitation Counseling Assoc.
P.O. Box 4480
Manassas, 20108
703/361-2077
http://www.arcaweb.org/

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

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

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
N83 W13410 Leon Rd.
Menomonee Falls, 53051
414/204-7443
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
Bethesda, 20814
240/292-1079 or 800/729-2682
www.aotf.org/

National Student Speech Language Hearing Association
2200 Research Boulevard #322
Rockville, 20850
800/638-8255 or 800/498-2071 or 301/296-5700
www.nsslha.org/students/

Council on Academic Accrediation Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
2200 Research Blvd.
Rockville, 20850-3289
800/638-8255 or 800/498-2071 or 301/296-5700
www.asha.org/academic/accreditation/

Academy of Doctors of Audiology
3493 Lansdowne Dr., Suite 2
Lexington, 40517
866/493-5544
www.audiologist.org

Speech-Language Pathologist Organization
P.O. Box 880053
Boca Raton, 33488-0053
888/820-8073 or 561/998-9501
www.speechtherapist.net/

Corporate Speech Pathology Network
www.corspan.org/index.php

American Academy of Audiology
11480 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 220
Reston, 20191
800/222-2336 or 703/790-8466
www.audiology.org/

National Center for Voice and Speech
136 South Main Street, Suite 320
Salt Lake City, 84101-1623
801/596.2012
www.ncvs.org/

Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders
3000 South Jamaica Court, Suite 390
Aurora, 80014
303/835-9089
www.capcsd.org/

American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology
www.aappspa.org/

American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
2200 Research Boulevard
Rockville, 20850
301/296-8703
www.ashfoundation.org/default.htm

American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
1650 Diagonal Road
Alexandria, 22314-2857
703/836-4444
www.entnet.org/

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
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
655 Beach Street
San Francisco, 94109
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, 63141-7881
314/991-4100 or 800/365-2219
www.aoa.org

American Orthoptic Council
655 Beach Street
San Fransisco, 94109
415/561-8522
orthoptics.org/aoc/

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
Tami Travis-Wolfgram, President
11624 Sherwood Lane
Arbor Vitae, 54568
715/297-3546 (Private number)
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
3740 Canada Rd.
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
https://www.thevisioncouncil.org/members/lab-division

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