ABPS – American Board of Podiatric Surgery Certification.
ACNP – Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.
ACSM – American College of Sports Medicine Certification.
AIYS; Dip Aroma – Association of International Yoga School, Diploma in Aromatherapy.
AIYS; Dip Mass – Association of International Yoga School, Diploma in Massage.
AIYS; Dip Yoga – Association of International Yoga School, Diploma in Yoga Teaching.
AP – Acupuncture Physician.
AOBTA Certified Practitioner – Certified Practitioner Member of the American Oriental Bodywork Therapy Association.
AOCN – Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse.
ARP – Accredited Rehabilitation Professional (Canada).
ATC – Certified Athletic Trainer.
ATR – Registered Art Therapist.
ATR-BC – Registered Art Therapist; Board Certified.
AuD – Audiology Doctorate.
BA – Bachelor of Arts Degree
BAMS – Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery.
BCEN – Board Certified in Emergency Nursing.
BCNP – Board Certified in Nuclear Pharmacy.
BCNSP – Board Certified in Nutrition Support Pharmacy.
BCPP – Board Certified in Psychiatric Pharmacy.
BCPS – Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy.
BS – Bachelor of Science Degree
BSN – Bachelor of Science, Nursing.
CA – Certified Acupuncturist
CAc – Certified Acupuncturist.
CAMT – Certified Acupressure Massage Therapist.
CAPA – Certified Ambulatory Perianesthesia Nurse.
CCH – Certified in Classical Homeopathy.
CCNS – Certified Critical Care Nurse Specialist.
CCRC – Canadian Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.
CCRN – Certified Critical Care Nurse.
CD – Certified Doula.
CDE – Certified Diabetes Educator.
CFC – Certified Fitness Consultant (Canada).
CGN – Certified Gastroenterology Nurse.
CGP – Certified Geriatric Pharmacist.
CGRN – Certified Gastroenterology Registered Nurse.
CH – Certified Herbalist.
CHHP – Certified Holistic Health Practitioner.
CHom – Certified in Homeopathy.
CHPN – Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse.
CHt – Certified Hypnotherapist.
CMT – Certified Massage Therapist.
CNM – Certified Nurse Midwife.
CNN – Certified Nephrology Nurse.
COHN – Certified Occupational Health Nurse.
COHN/CM – Certified Occupational Health Nurse Case Manager.
COHN-S – Certified Occupational Health Nurse Specialist.
CPAN – Certified Post-Anesthesia Nurse.
CPed – Certified Pedorthist.
CPHQ – Certified Professional in Health Quality.
CPhT – Certified Pharmacy Technician.
CPHT – Certified Practitioner of Homeopathic Therapeutics.
CPN – Certified Pediatric Nurse.
CPNP – Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
CPON – Certified Pediatric Oncology Nurse.
CRNA – Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.
CRRN – Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse.
CRRN-A – Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse, Advanced.
CRT – Certified Respiratory Therapist.
CSN – Certified School Nurse.
C-SSWS – Certified School Social Work Specialist.
CST – Certified Surgical Technologist.
CWS – Certified Wound Specialist.
DAAPM – Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management.
DAc – Diplomate in Acupuncture; Doctor of Acupuncture.
DABIM – Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine.
DABMA – Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Acupuncture.
DACBN – Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Nutrition.
DC – Doctor of Chiropractic.
DCSW – Diplomate in Clinical Social Work.
DDS – Doctor of Dentistry.
DHANP – Diplomate of the Homeopathic Academy of Naturopathic Physicians.
DHM or DHm – Doctor of Homeopathic Medicine.
DHom – Homeopathic Diplomate (UK).
DHt – Diplomate in Homeotherapeutics.
DiplAc (NCCAOM) – Board Certified Diplomate in Acupuncture of the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
DiplCH (NCCAOM) – Board Certified Diplomate in Chinese Herbology of the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
DiplOBT (NCCAOM) – Board Certified Diplomate in Oriental Bodywork Therapy of the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
DMD – Doctor of Medical Denistry.
DNBHE – Diplomate of the National Board of Homeopathic Examiners.
DO – Doctor of Osteopathy.
DOM – Doctor of Oriental Medicine.
DPM – Doctor of Podiatric Medicine.
DtP – Registered Dietitian (French-Canadian).
DTR – Dietetic Technician, Registered.
DVM – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
EMT – Emergency Medical Technician.
EPC – Certified Exercise Physiologist.
FAAD – Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.
FAAFP – Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
FAAO – Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.
FAAP – Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
FACE – Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology.
FACP – Fellow of the American College of Physicians.
FACS – Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
FADA – Fellow of the American Dietetic Association.
FAGD – Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry.
FAPhA – Fellow of the American Pharmaceutical Association.
FASHP – Fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
FIACA – Fellow of the International Academy of Clinical Acupuncture.
FNP – Family Nurse Practitioner.
FNP-C – Family Nurse Practitioner, Certified.
HMD – Homeopathic Medical Doctor.
HNC – Holistic Nurse Certified.
ICCE – ICEA Certified Childbirth Educator (ICEA – International Childbirth Education Association).
ICPE – ICEA Certified Postnatal Educator.
ICPFE – ICEA Certified Perinatal Fitness Educator.
LAc – Licensed Acupuncturist.
LCSW – Licensed Social Worker.
LHom – Licensed Homeopath ( UK ).
LicAc – Licensed Acupuncturist.
LM – Licensed Midwife.
LMP – Licensed Massage Practitioner.
LMT – Licensed Massage Therapist.
LN – Licensed Nutritionist.
LNC – Licensed Nutritionist Counselor.
LNHA- Licensed Nursing Home Administrator.
LNCC- Legal Nurse Consultant Certified.
LPC – Licensed Professional Counselor.
LPN – Licensed Practical Nurse.
LSHom – Licensed Member of the Society of Homeopaths (UK).
LSW – Licensed Social Worker.
LVN – Licensed Vocational Nurse.
MA – Master of Arts Degree
MAc – Masters in Acupuncture.
MD – Medical Doctor.
MFCC – Marriage, Family, and Child Counselor.
MFT – Marriage and Family Therapist.
MH – Master Herbalist.
MHSc – Master of Health Science.
MNIMH – Member National Institute of Medical Herbalists.
MNNP – Master of Nursing, Nurse Practitioner.
MPH – Master of Public Health.
MS – Master of Science Degree
MSN – Master of Nursing.
MSW – Master of Social Work.
NBCCH – National Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist.
NBCDCH – National Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Hypnotherapy.
NCSN – Certified by the National Board for Certification of School Nurses.
NCTMB Certified – Board Certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
ND – Naturopathic Doctor.
NMD – Naturopathic Medical Doctor.
NP – Nurse Practitioner.
NP-C – Nurse Practitioner, Certified.
NREMT – National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.
NREMT-P – National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians – Paramedic.
OCN – Oncology Certified Nurse.
OD – Doctor of Optometry; Optometrist.
OMD – Oriental Medicine Doctor.
ONC – Orthopaedic Nurse Certified.
OPA-C – Orthopaedic Physician’s Assistant-Certified.
PA – Physician’s Assistant.
PA-C – Physician’s Assistant, Certified.
PDHom – Practitioner Diploma in Homeopathy (UK).
PDt – Professional Dietitian (Canada).
PFLC – Professional Fitness and Lifestyle Consultant (Canada).
PharmD – Pharmacy Doctorate.
PhD – Doctor of Philosophy (Doctorate Degree)
PsyD – Doctor of Psychology.
PT – Physical Therapist.
PTA – Physical Therapist Assistant.
QCSW – Qualified Clinical Social Worker.
RAc – Registered Acupuncturist.
RD – Registered Dietitian.
RD, CSP – Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition.
RD, CSR – Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition.
RDN – Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist.
RDt – Registered Dietitian (Canada).
RKT – Registered Kinesiotherapist
RN – Registered Nurse.
RN-C – Registered Nurse, Certified.
RNCS – Registered Nurse Clinical Specialist.
RN/NP – Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner.
RPh – Registered Pharmacist.
RRT – Registered Respiratory Therapist.
RSHom – Registered with the Society of Homeopaths (UK).
RYT – Registered Yoga Teacher; Yoga Alliance.
SLP.D – Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology.