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Credential Name Type Certifying Body
(MR) Magnetic Resonance   Imaging Certification American Registry of   Radiologic Technologists
(N) Nuclear Medicine   Technology Certification American Registry of   Radiologic Technologists
(QIHC) Qualification for   Immunohistochemistry Certification National Society for   Immunohistochemistry
(R) Radiography Certification American Registry of   Radiologic Technologists
(RT) Registered   Technologist Certification American Registry of   Radiologic Technologists
ACCNS-AG Advanced   Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist – Adult-Gerontology Certification American   Association of Critical-Care Nurses Certification Corporation
ACE ® ACE   Lifestyle & Weight Management Consultant   Certification American   Council on Exercise
ACE ® Advanced   Health & Fitness Specialist Certification American   Council on Exercise
ACE ® Group   Fitness Instructor Certification Certification American   Council on Exercise
ACE ® Personal   Trainer Certification Certification American   Council on Exercise
ACHPN® Advance   Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse  Certification National   Board for Certification of Hospital and Palliative Nurses
ACM Accredited   Case Manager Certification American   Case Management Association
ACNP Acute Care Nurse   Practitioner Licensure  
ACNP-BC Acute   Care Nurse Practitioner Licensure ANCC
ACNPC® Acute   Care Nurse Practitioner Licensure American   Association of Critical Care Nurses Certification Corporation
ACNS-BC Adult   Clinical Nurse Specialist Licensure ANCC
ACRN AIDS   Certified Registered Nurse Certification HIV/AIDS   Nursing Certification Board 
ACSM Certified   Personal Trainer; Exercise Specialist; Clinical Exercise Specialist;   Health/Fitness Instructor; Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist Certification American   College of Sports Medicine
ACSW Academy of Certified   Social Workers Affiliation  
AE-C Certified   Asthma Educator Certification National   Asthma Educator Certification Board
AEMT   Emergency Medical   Technician- Advanced Licensure  
AGACNP Adult   Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification American   Nurses Credentialing Center
AGNP-BC Adult-Gerontology   Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified Certification American Nurses   Credentialing Center
AGPCNP Adult Gerontology   Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certification American Nurses   Credentialing Center
AHI Associate   Healthcare Interpreter    
AHN-BC Advanced   Holistic Nurse Board Certified Certification American   Holistic Nurses’ Credentialing Board
ANP Adult Nurse   Practitioner Licensure  
ANP-BC Adult   Nurse Practitioner Licensure ANCC
ANRP Advanced Registered   Nurse Practitioner Licensure  
ANVP-BC Advanced   Neurovascular Practitioner Certification Association   of Neurovascular Clinicians 
AOCN® Advanced   Oncology Certified Nurse Certification Oncology   Nursing Certification Corporation
AOCNP ® Advanced   Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner Certification Oncology   Nursing Certification Corporation
AOCNS® Advanced   Oncology Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification Oncology   Nursing Certification Corporation
APHN-BC Advanced   Public Health Nursing Certification ANCC
APHN-BC Advanced   Public Health Nurse (Before May '08 Public/ Community Health Clinical Nurse   Specialist-PHCNS-BC ) Certification ANCC
APN Advanced Practice   Nursing Licensure  
APN-BC Advanced Practice   Nursing - Board Certified Licensure  
APNG Advanced   Practice Nurse in Genetics Certification Genetic   Nursing Credentialing Commission (GNCC)
APRN Advanced Practice   Registered Nurse Licensure  
APRN-BC Advanced Practice   Registered Nurse - Board Certified Licensure  
ATC Athletic Trainer,   Certified Licensure  
ATP Assistive Technology   Professional Certification  
ATR Registered Art   Therapist Certification Art Therapy   Credentials Board
ATR-BC Registered Art   Therapist-Board Certified Certification Art Therapy   Credentials Board
AuD Doctor of Audiology Education  
BA Bachelor of Arts Education  
BB (ASCP) Blood Banking Certification American Society of   Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
BCaBA Board Certified   Assistant Behavior Analyst Certification  
BCACP Ambulatory   Care Pharmacy    
BC-ADM Advanced   Diabetes Management for Clinical Nurse Specialist & Nurse Practitioner Certification ANCC
BCBA Board Certified   Behavior Analyst Certification  
BCBA-D Board Certified   Behavior Analyst - Doctoral Certification  
BC-FNP Family Nurse   Practitioner - Board Certified Licensure  
BCNP Nuclear Pharmacy     
BCNSP Nutrition Support   Pharmacy    
BCOP Board Certified   Oncology Pharmacist Certification American College of   Clinical Pharmacy
BCPC Bath Centre for   Psychotherapy and Counselling (BCPC) Training Certification  
BCPP Psychiatric Pharmacy    
BCPS Pharmacotherapy    
BLS Basic Life Support Certification  
BMTCN Bone   Marrow Transplant Certified Nurse Certification Oncology   Nursing Certification Corporation
BRS-S Board Certified   Specialist in swallowing and swallowing disorders Certification  
BS Bachelor of Science Education  
BS Pharm      
BSN Bachelor of Science   in Nursing Education  
C (ASCP) Chemestry Certification American Society of   Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
C/NDT NDT Certified Certification Neuro-Developmental   Treatment Association
CAAMA Credentialed   member, American Academy of Medical Administrators Certification American Academy of   Medical Administrators
CACP Certified   Anticoagulation Care Provider Certification National   Certification Board for Anticoagulation Providers (NCBAP)
CADC Certified   Alcohol & Drug Counselor Certification (State)   Board of Alcohol Drug Counselor Certification
CALA Certified   Assisted Living Administrators Certification American   College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA)
CAN      
CAP Certified   Administrative Professional Certification International   Association of Administrative Professionals
CAPA® Certified   Ambulatory Perianesthesia Nurse Certification American   Board of Perianesthesia Nursing Certification, Inc.
CARN Certified   Addictions Registered Nurse Certification Addictions   Nursing Certification Board 
CARN-AP Certifiied   Addictions Registered Nurse--Advance Practice  Certification International   Nurses Society on Addictions 
CASC Certified   Administrator Surgery Center Certification Board of Ambulatory   Surgery Certification
CBC Certified   Breastfeeding Counselor Certification Prepared   Childbirth Educators
CBCN ® Certified   Breast Care Nurse  Certification Oncology   Nursing Certification Corporation
CBEC Clinical Breast   Examiner  Certification National Consortium   of Breast Centers (NCBC)
CBIS Certified   Brain Injury Specialist   Certification Academy   of Certified Brain Injury Specialists
CBIST Certified   Brain Injury Specialist Trainer   Certification Academy   of Certified Brain Injury Specialists
CBN® Certified   Bariatric Nurse Certification American   Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
CBPN-Cancer Certified   Breast Patient Navigator - Cancer Certification National   Consortium of Breast Centers 
CBPN-Imaging Certified   Breast Patient Navigator - Imaging Certification National   Consortium of Breast Centers 
CCA Certified   Coding Associate Certification American   Health Information Management Association
CCC      
CCC-A Certificate of   Clinical Competence in Audiology Certification  
CCC-A/SLP Certificate of   Clinical Competence in Audiology & Certificate of Clinical Competance in   Speech language pathology Certification  
CCC-CLP Speech Language   Pathologist Certified Certification American   Speech-Language-Hearing Association
CCCN® Certified   Continence Care Nurse Certification Wound, Ostomy and   Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB)
CCC-SLP Certificate of   Clinical Competence in Speech language pathology Certification  
CCD Certified Clinical   Densitometrist  Certification The International   Society For Clinical Densitometry
CCDC Certified   Chemical Dependency Counselor Certification (State)   Addictions Professional Certification Board
CCDS Certified   Cardiac Device Specialist  Certification International   Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE)
CCDS Certified   Clinical Documentation Specialist  Certification The   Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists
CCE Certified   Childbirth Educator Certification Prepared   Childbirth Educators
CCEMT-P Critical   Care Paramedic  Certification Emergency   Services Medical Board
CCES Certified Clinical   Exercise Specialist Certification  
CCHP Certified   Correctional Health Professional Certification National   Commission on Correctional Health Care
CCHT Certified   Clinical Hemodialysis Technician Certification Nephrology   Nursing Certification Commission
CCM® Certified   Case Manager Certification Commission   for Case Manager Certification  
CCMA Certified   Clinical Medical Assistant Certification National   HealthCareer Association
CCN Certified   Corrections Nurse Certification Certification   Program of American Correctional Association
CCNS® Critical   Care Clinical Nurse Specialist  (Adult,   Neonatal, Pediatric Acute) Certification American   Association of Critical Care Nurses Certification Corporation
CCP Certified Clinical   Perfusionist Certification  
CCP-C® Critical   Care Paramedic-Certified Certification Board   for Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification
CCRA® Clinical   Research Associate Certification Association   of Clinical Research Professionals
CCRC® Clinical   Research Coordinator Certification Association   of Clinical Research Professionals
CCRN® Critical   Care Registered Nurse (Adult, Neonatal, and Pediatric Acute) Certification American   Association of Critical Care Nurses Certification Corporation
CCRN-CMC Critical   Care RN with Cardiac Medicine Subspecialty Certification American   Association of Critical Care Nurses Certification Corporation
CCRN-CSC Critical   Care RN with Cardiac Surgery Subspecialty Certification American   Association of Critical Care Nurses Certification Corporation
CCRN-E Critical Care RN with Tele-ICU specialty Certification American   Association of Critical Care Nurses Certification Corporation
CCRN-K Critical Care Knowledge Professional Certification American Association of Critical Care Nurses Certification Corporation
CCRP Certified   Clinical Research Professional  Certification Society   of Clinical Research Associates.  http://www.socra.org/html/certific.htm
CCS Certified   Coding Specialist Certification American   Health Information Management Association
CCT Certified   Cardiographic Technician Certification Cardiovascular   Credentialing International
CCTC Certified   Clinical Transplant Coordinator Certification American   Board for Transplant Certification.
CCTN Certified   Cardiothoracic Nurse (within Cardiac Surgery Subspecialty) Certification American   Association of Critical Care Nurses Certification Corporation
CCTN Certified   Clinical Transplant Nurse Certification American   Board for Transplant Certification.
CD Certified   Labor Support Doula Licensure Prepared   Childbirth Educators
CD(DONA) Certified Birth Doula Licensure DONA International
CDA Certified Dental   Assistant Licensure  
CDDN Certification   in Developmental Disabilities Nursing Certification Developmental   Disabilities Nurses' Association (DDNA)
CDE Certified   Diabetes Educator Certification National   Certification Board for Diabetes Educators
CDIP Clinical   Documentation Improvement Professional Certification American   Health Information Management Association
CDM Certified Dietary   Manager Certification Certifying Board for   Dietary Managers
CDMS Certified Disability   Management Specialist Certification Certification of   Disability Management Specialists Commission
CDN (CCRN CSC) Certified   Dialysis Nurse Certification Nephrology   Nursing Certification Commission
CDON/LTC Certified   Director of Nursing in Long Term Care Certification National   Association Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care(NADONA/LTC)
CDRS Certified Driver   Rehabilitation Specialist Certification Association for   Driver Rehabilitation Specialists
CDT Certified Densitometry Technologist Certification International Society for Clinical Densitometry
CEBT Certified Eye Bank   Technician Certification Eye Bank Association   of America
C-EFM Electronic   Fetal Monitoring Certification National   Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal   Nursing Specialties
CEN® Certified   Emergency Nurse Certification Board   of Certification for Emergency Nursing
CENP Certified   in Executive Nursing Practice Certification American   Organization of Nurse Executives
CEPS Certified   EP Specialist  Certification International   Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE)
Cer.A.T. Certified   Anesthesia Technician  Certification American   Society of Anesthesia Technicians/Technologists (ASATT)
Cer.A.TT Certified   Anesthesia Technologist  Certification American   Society of Anesthesia Technicians/Technologists (ASATT)
CERT AVT LSLS Certified   Auditory-Verbal Therapist Certification The AG Bell Academy   for Listening and Spoken Language
Certified Athletic Trainer Certified   Athletic Trainer Licensure National   Athletic Trainers' Association
CFA Chartered Financial   Analyst Certification CFA Institute
CFA®  Certified   First Assistant Certification National   Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)
CFCN® Certified   Foot Care Nurse (new) Certification Wound,   Ostomy, Continence Nursing Certification Board
CFN Certified   Forensic Nurse Certification American   College of Forensic Examiners Institute
CFNP Certified Family   Nurse Practitioner Certification  
CFPP Certified Food   Protection Professional Certification Certifying Board for   Dietary Managers
CFRN® Certified   Flight Registered Nurse Certification Board   of Certification for Emergency Nursing
CG (ASCP) Cytogenetics Certification American Society of   Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
CGC Certified Genetic   Counselor Certification American Board of   Genetic Counseling, Inc.
CGP Certified   Gerontological Pharmacist Certification Commission for   Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy
CGRN Certified   Gastrointestinal Registered Nurse Certification American   Board for Certification of Gastroenterology Nurses
CHC Certified   Health Care Compliance Certification Compliance   Certification Board 
CHCE  Certified   Home/Hospice Care Executive Certification Home   Care Univ. http://www.nahc.org/CHCE/about.html
CHCQM Certified   Healthcare Quality Management Certification American   Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP)
CHCR Certified   Health Care Recruiter  Certification NAHCR   Credentialing Advisory Board http://www.nahcr.com
ChE   Certification  
CHE, FACHE Certified   Healthcare Executive Certification American   College of Healthcare Executives
CHEC Certified   in Cardiovascular Perfusion Certification American Board of   Cardiovascular Perfusion
CHEP Certified Healthcare   Emergency Professionals Certification International Board   for Certification of Safety Managers
CHES Certified   Health Education Specialist Certification National   Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
CHES Certified   Health Education Specialist Certification National   Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
CHFN Certified Heart   Failure Nurse Certification American Association   of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN)
CHHC Certified Holistic   Health Counselor?? Certification  
CHI Certified   Healthcare Interpreter    
CHN Certified   Hemodialysis Nurse Certification Board   of Nephrology Examiners Nursing and Technology
CHN Certified   Hemodialysis Nurse  Certification Board   of Nephrology Examiners Nursing and Technology (BONENT)
CHP Certified HIPAA   Professional Certification  
CHPN® Certified   Hospice and Palliative Nurse Certification National   Board for Certification of Hospital and Palliative Nurses
CHPPN Certified Hospice and   Palliative Pediatric Nurse Certification National Board of   Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses
CHRC Certified   in Healthcare Research Compliance  Certification Compliance   Certification Board (CCB)
CHRM Certified Human   Resources Manager Certification  
CHRN Certified   Hyperbaric Registered Nurse Certification Baromedical   Nursing Association Certification Board 
CHRN  Certified   Hyperbaric RN  Certification National   Board of Diving & Hyperbaric Medical Technology (NBDHMT)
CHSE Certified   Healthcare Simulation Educator Certification Society   for Simulation in Healthcare
CHT Certification   in Hyperbaric Technology Certification National   Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology
CHTC Certified   Hematopoetic Transport Coordinator Certification National   Marrow Donor Program
CIC® Certified   in Infection Control Certification Certification   Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.,
CIM Certified IRB Manager Certification National Association   of IRB Leaders
CIME Certified   Infant Massage Instructor/Educator Certification Prepared   Childbirth Educators
CIP Certified  Institutional Review Board (IRB)   Professional Certification Public Responsibility   in Medicine and Research
CISA Certified Information   Systems Auditor Computer ISACA
CISSP Certified Information   Systems Security Professional Computer (ISC)2
CJCP Certified   Joint Commission Professional Certification The   Joint Commission
CLT Certified Lymphedema   Therapist    
CLVT Certified Low Vision   Therapist Certification Academy for   Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals
CM Master in Surgery Education  
CMA Certified Medical   Assistant Licensure  
CMA (AAMA) Certified Medical   Assistant Licensure Certifying Board of   the American Association of Medical Assistants
CMAC Case Managemetn   Administrator Certified Certification Commission   for Case Manager Certification  
CMAR Certified Manager of   Animal Resources Certification American Association   for Laboratory Animal Science
CMAS Certified   Medical Audit Specialist Certification Certification   Council for Medical Audit Specialists
CMC Care   Manager Certified Certification National   Academy of Certified Care Managers
CMC® Cardiac   Medicine (Subspecialty)Certification Certification American   Association of Critical Care Nurses Certification Corporation
CMCN Certified   Managed Care Nurse Certification American   Board of Managed Care Nursing (ABMCN) abmcn.org
CMI Certified   Medical Interpreter    
CMOM® Certified   Medical Office Manager Certification Practice   Management Institute 
CMP Certified Meeting   Professional Certification Convention Industry   Council
CMPE Certified Medical   Practice Executive Certification  
CMRP Certified Materials   & Resource Professional Certification AHA Certification   Center
CMSRN® Certified   Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse Certification Medical-Surgical   Nursing Certification Board
CNA Certified Nursing   Assistant Certification  
CNE Certified   Nurse Educator Certification National   League for Nursing
CNHA Certified   Nursing Home Administrators Certification American   College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA)
CNL® Clinical   Nurse Leader Certification Commission   on Nurse Certification (CNC)
CNLCP Certified   Nurse Life Care Planner Certification American   Association of Nurse Life Care Planners
CNM Certified   Nurse Midwife Licensure American   Midwifery Certification Board ©
CNM-BC Certified Nurse   Midwife - Board Certified Licensure American Midwifery   Certification Board
CNML Certified   Nurse Manager and Leader Certification American   Organization of Nurse Executives in partnership with American Association of   Critical Care Nurses (AACN)
CNMT Certified Nuclear   Medicine Technologist Certification  
CNN Certified   Nephrology Nurse Certification Nephrology   Nursing Certification Commission
CNN-NP Certified   Nephology Nurse - Nurse Practitioner Certification Nephrology   Nursing Certificaiton Commission
CNOR® Certified   Nurse Operating Room Certification Competency   & Credentialing Institute (formerly Certification Board of Perioperative   Nursing) 
C-NPT Neonatal   Pediatric Transport Certification National   Certification Corporation (NCC)
CNRN Certified   Neuroscience Registered Nurse Certification American   Board of Neuroscience Nursing
CNS-BC Clinical   Nurse Specialist, Core Certification ANCC
CNSC Certified Nutrition   Support Clinician Certification National   Board of Nutrition Support Certification
CNSN Certified   Nutrition Support Nurse Certification National   Board of Nutrition Support Certification
CNT Certified Nursing   Technician Licensure  
CNW Certified Novell   Administrator Computer Novell, Inc.
CO Certified Orthotist Certification  
COCN® Certified   Ostomy Care Nurse Certification Wound, Ostomy and   Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB)
COHN Certified   Occupational Health Nurse Certification American   Board for Occupational Health Nurses, Inc.
COHN/CM Certified   Occupational Health Nurse, Case Management Certification American   Board for Occupational Health Nurses, Inc.
COHN/CM/SM or COHN-S/CM/SM Certified   Occupational Health Nurse, Safety Manager (Awarded when the RN also holds the   Case Management credential) Certification American   Board for Occupational Health Nurses, Inc.
COHN/SM or COHN-S/SM Certified   Occupational Health Nurse, Safety Manager Certification American   Board for Occupational Health Nurses, Inc.
COHN-S Certified   Occupational Health Nurse-Specialist Certification American   Board for Occupational Health Nurses, Inc.
COMS Certified Orientation   and Mobility Specialist Certification Academy for   Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals
COMT Certified Ophthalmic   Medical Technologist Certification Joint Commission on   Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology
CORLN Certified   Otorhinolaryngology Nurse Certification National   Certifying Board for Otorhinolaryngology and Head-Neck Nurses
COS-C Certificate for OASIS   Specialist-Clinical  Certification OASIS   Certificate and Competency Board, Inc. (OCCB)
CPA Certified Public   Accountant Licensure  
CPAM Certified Patient   Account Manager Certification American Association   of Healthcare Administrative Management
CPAN® Certified   Post Anesthesia Nurse Certification American   Board of Perianesthesia Nursing Certification, Inc.
CPC Certified   Professional Coder Certification American Academy of   Professional Coders
CPC-H Certified   Professional Coder-Hospital Certification The American Academy   of Professional Coders (AAPC)
CPDN Certified   Peritoneal Dialysis Nurse  Certification Board   of Nephrology Examiners Nursing and Technology (BONENT)
CPEN Certified   Pediatric Emergency Nurse  Certification Pediatric   Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) and the Board of Certification for   Emergency Nursing (BCEN) 
CPFI Certified   Prenatal/Postnatal Fitness Instructor  Certification Prepared   Childbirth Educators
CPH Certified in Public   Health Certification National Board of   Public Health Examiners
CPHIMS  Certified   Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems Certification CPHIMS   Certification Committee of The Healthcare Information and Management Systems   Society (HIMSS)
CPHON® Certified   Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nurse   Certification Oncology   Nursing Certification Corporation
CPHQ Certified   Professional in Healthcare Quality Certification Healthcare   Quality Certification Board
CPHRM Certified   Professional in Healthcare Risk Management  Certification American   Hospital Association Certification Center; (AHA-CC) 
CPhT Certfied   Pharmacy Technician Certification  
CPIA Certified   Professional IACUC Administrator Certification Council for Certified   Professional IACUC Administrators
CPLC Certified in   Perinatal Loss Care Certification National   Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses
CPLP Certified   Professional in Learning and Performance Certification ASTD Certification   Institute
CPN® Certified   Pediatric Nurse Certification Pediatric   Nursing Certification Board, Inc.
CPNP Certified Pediatric   Nurse Practitioner Certification  
CPNP®-AC Acute   Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification The   Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, Inc. 
CPNP-BC Certified Pediatric   Nurse Practitioner Certification  
CPNP®-PC Primary   Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification The   Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, Inc. 
CPON® Certified   Pediatric Oncology Nurse Certification Oncology   Nursing Certification Corporation
CPPS Certified   Professional in Patient Safety Certification Certification Board   for Professionals in Patient Safety
CPS Certified   Professional Secretary Certification International   Association of Administrative Professionals 
CPSN Certified   Plastic Surgery Nurse Certification Plastic   Surgical Nursing Certification Board, Inc. 
CPTC Certified   Procurement Transplant Coordinator Certification American   Board for Transplant Certification.
CQA Quality   Auditor Certification American   Society for Quality 
CRA Certified Retinal   Angiographers    
CRA Clinical Research   Associate Certification Association of   Clinical Research Professionals
CRCST   Certification IAHCSMM   Certifying Board
CRLS Certified   Renal Lithotripsy Specialist Certification Renal   Lithotripsy Specialist Certification Program of the American Lithotripsy   Society
CRN Certified   Radiology Nurse Certification Radiologic   Nursing Certification Board, Inc.
CRNA® Certified   Registered Nurse Anesthetist Certification Council   on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists
CRNFA® Certified   Registered Nurse First Assistant Certification Competency   & Credentialing Institute (formerly Certification Board of Perioperative   Nursing) 
CRNI Certified   Registered Nurse Infusion Certification Infusion   Nurses Certification Corporation
CRNO Certified   Registered Nurse Ophthalmology Certification National   Certifying Board for Ophthalmic Registered Nurses
CRRN® Certified   Rehabilitation Registered Nurse Certification Rehabilitation   Nursing Certification Board
CRT Certified   Respiratory Therapist Certification National   Board for Respiratory Care
CSC® Cardiac   Surgery (Subspecialty) Certification Certification American   Association of Critical Care Nurses Certification Corporation
CSG Certified   Specialist in Geriatric Nutrition Certification Commission   on Dietetic Registration
CSHA Certification   Specialist in Healthcare Accreditation Certification Association   for Healthcare Accreditation Professionals www.accreditationprofessional.com
CSO Certified   Specialist in Oncology Nutrition Certification Commission   on Dietetic Registration
CSP  Certified   Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition Certification Commission   on Dietetic Registration
CSPI Certified   Specialist in Poison Information Certification American   Association of Poison Control Centers
CSR Certified   Specialist in Renal Nutrition Certification Commission   on Dietetic Registration
CSSBB Six   Sigma Black Belt Certification American   Society for Quality 
CST® Certified   Surgical Technologist Certification National   Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)
CT Certified   in Thanatology: Death, Dying and Bereavement (CT)  Certification ADEC   Credentialing Council (http://www.adec.org/certification/CT_info.cfm)
CT (ASCP) cm Cytotechnologist   Certified Maintenance Program Certification American Society for   Clinical Pathology
C-TAGME Certification for   Training Administrators of Graduate Medical Education Certification National Board for   Certification
CTN-A Certified   Transcultural Nurse - Advanced Certification Transcultural   Nursing Certification Commission (TCNCC)
CTN-B Certified   Transcultural Nurse - Basic Certification Transcultural   Nursing Certification Commission (TCNCC)
CTP Certified   Transplant Preservationist Certification American   Board for Transplant Certification.
CTR Certified   Tumor Registrar  Certification National   Cancer Registry Assoc.  
CTRN® Certified   Transport Emergency Nurse Certification Board   of Certification for Emergency Nursing
CTS Certified Technology   Specialist Certification InfoComm   International
CTVI Certified Teacher of   the Visually Impaired  Certification  
CUCNS Certified   Urologic Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification Certification   Board for Urologic Nurses and Associates 
CUNP Certified   Urologic Nurse Practitioner Certification Certification   Board for Urologic Nurses and Associates 
CURN Certified   Urology Registered Nurse Certification Certification   Board for Urologic Nurses and Associates 
CVNE Cardiovascular   Educator Certification American   Board of Cardiovascular Medicine
CVNP Cardiovascular   Nurse Practitioner Certification American   Board of Cardiovascular Medicine
CVNS Cardiovascular   Nurse Specialist Certification American   Board of Cardiovascular Medicine
CVRN-Level I Cardiovascular   (Ed, telemetry, & stepdown) Certification American   Board of Cardiovascular Medicine
CVRN-Level II Cardiovascular   (CCU/CVICU and Cath lab) Certification American   Board of Cardiovascular Medicine
CVRN-Level III Cardiovascular   (Cath Lab, Intervention IF RCIS-certified) Certification American   Board of Cardiovascular Medicine
CVT Certified Veterinary   Technician Licensure  National   Association of Veterinary Technicians in America
CWCA Certified   Wound Care Associate Certification American   Board of Wound Management (ABWM)
CWCN® Certified   Wound Care Nurse Certification Wound, Ostomy and   Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB)
CWOCN® Certified   Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse Certification Wound, Ostomy and   Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB)
CWOCN-AP Certified   Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse Advance Practice Certification The   Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Certification Board
CWON ® Certified Wound   Ostomy Nurse Certification Wound, Ostomy and   Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB)
CWS Certified   Wound Specialist Certification American   Board of Wound Management (ABWM)
DBTC Dialectical Behavior   Therapy Certified Certification DBTNCAA
DCNP Dermatology   Certified Nurse Practitioner Certification Dermatology   Nursing Certification Board
DDS Doctor of Dental   Surgery Education  
Dipl. A.B.T. Diplomate Asian   Bodywork Therapy Education?? National   Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM®)
Dipl. Ac. Diplomate Acupuncture Education?? National   Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM®)
Dipl. C.H. Diplomate Chinese   Herbology Education?? National   Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM®)
Dipl. O.M. Diplomate Oriental   Medicine Education?? National   Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM®)
DLM (ASCP) Diplomate Certification American Society of   Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
DMD Doctor of Dental   Medicine Education  
DMP Professional   Doctorate in Medical Physics Education  
DNAP Doctor of Nurse   Anesthesia Practice Education  
DNC Dermatology   Nurse Certified Certification Dermatology   Nursing Certification Board 
DNP Doctor of Nursing   Practice Education  
DNP-BC Doctor of Nursing   Practice - Board Certified Education  
DNSc Doctor of Nursing   Science Education  
DO Doctor of Optometry Education  
DPh Doctor of Pharmacy    
DPhil Doctor of Philosophy Education  
DPM Doctor of Podiatric   Medicine/Doctor of Physical Medicine/Doctor of Preventive Medicine/Doctor of   Psychiatric Medicine Education  
DPO Dispensing Practicing   Optician    
DPsy Doctor of Psychology Education  
DPT Doctor of Physical   Therapy Education  
DPT (ASCP) Donor Phlebotomy   Technician Certification American Society of   Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
DrPH Doctor of Public   Health/Doctor of Public Hygiene Education  
DSc Doctor of Science Education  
DSN Doctor   of Nursing Science Education  
DTR Dietetic   Technician, Registered Licensure Accreditation   Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
DVM Doctor of Veterinary   Medicine Education  
EDAC Evidence-Based   Design Accreditation and Certification Certification The   Center for Health Design
EdD Doctor of Education Education  
EdM Master of Education Education  
EFDA Expanded Functions   Dental Assistant Certification  
EMT Emergency Medical   Technician Licensure  
EMT-IV Emergency Medical   Technician - Intermediate Level Licensure  
EMT-P Emergency Medical   Technician - Paramedic Licensure  
FNP Family Nurse   Practitioner Licensure  
FNP-BC Family   Nurse Practitioner Licensure ANCC
FNP-C Family Nurse   Practitioner Licensure  
FP-C® Flight   Paramedic- Certified Certification Board   for Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification
GCN Clinical   Genetic Nurse Certification Genetic   Nursing Credentialing Commission (GNCC)
GCNS-BC Gerontological   Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification ANCC
GCS Geriatric Certified   Specialist Certification American Board of   Physical Therapy Specialties
GNP Gerontological Nurse   Practitioner Certification  
GNP-BC Gerontological   Nurse Practitioner Certification ANCC
GPHR®  Global   Professional in Human Resources Certification HR   Certification Institute (HRCI) 
H (ASCP) Hematology Certification American Society of   Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
HACP Healthcare   Accreditation Certification Program Certification Center   for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ)
HCS-D Home   Care Coding Specialist - Diagnosis   Certification Board   of Medical Specialty Coding
HCS-O Home Care Clinical   Specialist - OASIS Certification Board   of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance
HHCNS-BC Clinical   Nurse Specialist in Home Health Nursing Certification ANCC
HN-BC Holistic   Nurse Board Certified Certification American   Holistic Nurses’ Credentialing Board
HNB-BC Holistic   Baccalaureate Nurse, Board Certified  Certification American   Holistic Nurses’ Credentialing Board
HP (ASCP) Hemapheresis   Practitioner Certification  Certification American   Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification
HRM Human Resource   Management Certification Certification HR Certification   Institute
HSP Human Subjects   Protection Training Certification  
HT Histologic Technician Certification  
HT (ASCP) Histotechnician Certification American Society for   Clinical Pathology
HT (ASCP) cm Histotechnician   Certified Maintenance Program Certification American Society for   Clinical Pathology
HT (ASCP)   QIHC Histotechnician   (Qualification in Immunohistochemistry) Certification American Society for   Clinical Pathology
HTL(ASCP) Histotechnologist Certification American Society for   Clinical Pathology
HWNC-BC Health   and Wellness Nurse Coach Board Certified Certification American   Holistic Nurses' Credentialing Corporation (AHNCC)
IBCLC International   Board Certified Lactation Consultant Certification International   Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners
JD Doctor of   Jurisprudence Education  
LAc Licensed   Acupuncturist Licensure  
LAPSW Licensed Advanced   Practice Social Worker Licensure  
LAT Laboratory Animal   Technician Licensure  
LATG Laboratory Animal   Technologist Licensure  
LBSW Licensed   Baccalaureate Social Worker Licensure National Association   of Social Workers
LCCE Lamaze   Certified Childbirth Educator Certification Lamaze   International 
LCGC Licensed Certified   Genetic Counselor Licensure  
LCSW Licensed Clinical   Social Worker Licensure  
LD Licensed Dietician Licensure  
LDN Licensed Dietician   Nutritionist Licensure  
LDO Licensed Despensing   Optician    
LMFT Licensed Marriage and   Family Therapist Licensure  
LMSW Licensed Master of   Social Work Licensure  
LNCC® Legal   Nurse Consultant Certified Certification American   Legal Nurse Consultant Certification Board
LPC Licensed Professional   Counselor Licensure  
LPC-MHSP Licensed Professional   Counselor-Mental Health Service Provider Licensure  
LPE Licensed   Psychological Examiner  Licensure  
LPN Licensed Practical   Nurse Licensure  
LSCW Licensed Clinical   Social Worker Licensure  
LSLS Cert   AVEd LSLS Certified   Auditory-Verbal Educator Certification The AG Bell Academy   for Listening and Spoken Language
LSPE-HSP Licensed Senior   Psychological Examiner - Health Service Provider Licensure  
LVMT Licensed Veterinary   Medical Technician Licensure  
M (ASCP) Microbiology Certification American Society of   Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
MA Master of Arts Education  
MA Master of Arts in   Counseling     
MAC Master   Addiction Counselor Certification The   National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
    Certification Commission (NCC)
MACC Master of Accountancy Education  
MAcc Master of Accountancy Education  
MB (ASCP) Molecular Biology Certification American Society of   Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
MBA Master of Business   Administration Education  
MBBS Bachelor of Medicine   and Bachelor of Surgery Education  
MBChB Bachelor   of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery/Chirurgery    
MCD MicroStrategy   Certified Developer Computer  
MCH Master of Surgery Education  
MCHES Master   Certified Health Education Specialist Certification National   Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
MD Doctor of Medicine Education  
MDE Master in Education   of the Deaf Education  
MDIV Master of Divinity Education  
MDS Master of Dental   Surgery Education  
ME Master of Engineering Education  
Med Master of Education Education  
Med Master of Education   in Counseling      
MHA Master of Healthcare   Administration Education  
MHCI Master of   Human-Computer Interaction Education  
MHCM Master of Science in   Healthcare Management Education  
MHL Master of Health Law Education  
MHS Master of Health   Science Education  
MHSA Master of Health   Service Administration Education  
MHSc Master of Health   Science Education  
MHSP Mental Health Service   Provider Education  
MIS Master of Information   Systems Education  
MLAS Master of Laboratory   Animal Science/Master of Liberal Arts and Science Education  
MLI Master of Laboratory   Investigation Education  
MLIS Master of Library and   Information Science Education  
MLS Master of Library   Science Education  
MLS (ASCP) Medical Laboratory   Scientist Certification American Society of   Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
MLT (ASCP) Medical Laboratory   Technician Certification American Society of   Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
MM Master of Management   or Master of Music Education  
MMFT Master of Marriage   and Family Therapist Education  
MMFT Master of Marriage   and Family Therapist      
MMHC Master of Management   in Healthcare Education  
MPA Master of Public   Administration Education  
MPH Master of Public   Health/Master of Pharmacy Education  
MPhil Master of Philosophy Education  
MPP Master of Public   Policy Education  
MPS Master of   Professional Studies Education  
MPVM Master of Preventive   Veterinary Medicine Education  
MRCP Member   of the Royal College of Physicians    
MS Ed Master of Education Education  
MS* Master of   Surgery/Master of Science Education * Please note that MS   is only used when the clinical degree is the terminal degree in the field.
MS, OTR/L      
MSC Master of Science Education  
MSc Master of Science or   Master of Surgery Education  
MSCE Master of Science in   Counseling Education  Education  
MSCI Master of Science in   Clinical Investigation Education  
MSCIS Master of Computer   Information Systems Education  
MSCN MS   Nurse Education Multiple   Sclerosis Nursing International Certification Board
MSCR Master of Science in   Clinical Research Education  
MSD Moderate or Severe   Disabilities Certification Certification  
MSEd Master of Science in   Education Education  
MSHA Master of Science in   Health Administration Education  
MSHL Master of Science in   Health Law Education  
MSHS Master of Science in   Health Sciences Education  
MSM Master of Science in   Management Education  
MSN Master of Science in   Nursing Education  
MSPH Master of Science in   Pharmacy Education  
MSSW Master of Science in   Social Work Education  
MSW Master of Science in   Social Work Education  
MSW Master of Social   Work      
MT Medical Technologist Licensure  
MT(ASCP) Medical Technologist   - Certified Licensure  
MT-BC Music Therapist Board   Certified Certification Certification Board   for Music Therapists
N+ Network +   certification Computer  
NCAC National   Certified Addictions Counselor Certification NAADAC   Certification Commission (NAADAC is Association for Addiction Professionals)
NC-BC Nurse   Coach Board Certified Certification American   Holistic Nurses' Credentialing Corporation (AHNCC)
NCC National   Certified Counselor Certification The   National Board for Certified Counselors
NCMA National   Certified Medical Assistant Certification National   Center for Competency Testing
NCS Neurologic Certified   Specialist Certification American Board of   Physical Therapy Specialties
NCSN® National   Certified School Nurse Certification National   Board of Certification of School Nurses 
NEA-BC Nurse   Executive,  Advanced-Board   Certified                               Formerly Certified Nurse Administration, Advanced (2008-NEA) Formerly   CNAA,BC Certification ANCC
NE-BC Nurse   Executive-Board Certified (formerly Certified Nurse Administration   (2008-NE)-CNA,BC) Certification ANCC
NNP-BC Neonatal   Nurse Practitioner Certification National   Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal   Nursing Specialties
NP Nurse Practitioner Licensure  
NP-BC Nurse Practitioner -   Board Certified Licensure  
NPC Nurse Practitioner   Certified in All Specialties Licensure  
NP-C Adult,   or Family, or Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Licensure The   American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program 
NPS Neonatal/   Pediatric Respiratory Care Specialist Certification National   Board of Respiratory Care
NREMT-Basic National   Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians-Basic (“Med Tech”) (“EMT”) Licensure National   Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
NREMT-First Responder National   Registry of  Emergency Medical   Technicians-First Responder Licensure National   Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
NREMT-Intermediate National   Registry of  Emergency Medical   Technicians-Intermediate Licensure National   Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
NREMT-Paramedic National   Registry of  Emergency Medical   Technicians-Paramedic Licensure National   Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
NVRN-BC Neurovascular   Nurse Certification Association   of Neurovascular Clinicians 
OCN® Oncology   Certified Nurse Certification Oncology   Nursing Certification Corporation
OCNS-C® Orthopedic   Clinical Nurse Specialist - Certified Certification Orthopaedic   Nurses Certification Board
OD Doctor of Optometry Education  
OMD Doctor of Oriental   Medicine  Education  
ONC® Orthopedic   Nurse Certified Certification Orthopedic   Nurses Certification Board
ONP-C® Orthopaedic   Nurse Practitioner - Certified  Certification Orthopaedic   Nurses Certification Board
OTD Doctorate of   Occupational Therapy Education  
OTR/L Licensed Occupational   Therapist Licensure  
PA Physician Assistant Licensure  
PA (ASCP) Pathologist's   Assistant Certification American Society of   Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
PAC Certified Physicians   Assistant Licensure  
PA-C Physician   Assistant Licensure Accreditation   Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant
PA-C Physician's Assistant   Certified Licensure  
PBT (ASCP) Phlebotomy Technician Certification American Society of   Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
PCCN® Progressive   Care Certified Nurse  Certification American   Association of Critical Care Nurses Certification Corporation
PCCN-CMC Progressive   Care Certified Nurse with Cardiac Medicine Subspecialty Certification American   Association of Critical Care Nurses Certification Corporation
PCNS-BC Pediatric   Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification ANCC
PharmD Doctor of Pharmacy Education  
PHCNS-BC     Clinical Nurse Specialist Public Community Health  Certification ANCC   (PHN and CHN are retired, but as of May 2008, those passing the PHN exam will   get a APHN-BC certification) 
PhD Doctor of Philosophy Education  
PhD Physics Doctor of Philosophy   - Physics Education  
PHMNP-BC Adult   Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified Certification  
PHR®  Professional   in Human Resources Certification HR   Certification Institute (HRCI) 
PMHCNS-BC Adult   Psychiatric, or Child, or Adolescent & Mental Health Clinical Nurse   Specialist Certification ANCC
PMHMP Psychiatric–Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification American Nurses   Credentialing Center
PMHNP/CNS-BC Psychiatric–Mental Health Nurse   Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification American Nurses   Credentialing Center
PMHNP-BC Adult   or Family Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification ANCC
PNP-C Pediatric Primary   Care Nurse Practitioner Certification  
PPCNP-BC Pediatric   Nurse Practitioner Certification American   Nurses Credentialing Center
PsyD Doctor of Psychology Education  
PT Physical Therapist or   Physiotherapist Licensure  
QIHC Qualification for   Immunohistochemistry Certification National Society for   Immunohistochemistry
R.R.A.(ARRT) Registered   Radiology Assistant Certification American   Registry of Radiologic Technologists
RALAT Registered Assistant   Laboratory Animal Technician Licensure American Association   for Laboratory Animal Science
RCEP Registered Clinical   Exercise Physiologists Licensure American College of   Sports Medicine
RCES Registered   Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist Certification Cardiovascular   Credentialing International
RCIS Registered   Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist Certification Cardiovascular   Credentialing International
RCS Registered   Cardiac Sonographer Certification Cardiovascular   Credentialing International
RD Registered   Dietician Licensure Accreditation   Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
RD LDN Registered Dietician   and Licensed Dietician/Nutritionist Licensure  
RDA Registered Dental   Assistant Licensure  
RDCS Registered   Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer Licensure American   Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographyi
RDH Registered Diagnostic   Cardiac Sonographer Licensure  
RDMS Registered   Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Licensure American   Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographyi
REI Reproductive   Endocrinology/ Infertility Nurse Certification National   Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal   Nursing Specialties
RHIA Registered Health   Information Administrator Certification  
RHIT Registered Health   Information Technician Certification  
RLAT Registered Laboratory   Animal Technician Licensure American Association   for Laboratory Animal Science
RLATG Registered Laboratory   Animal Technologist Licensure American Association   for Laboratory Animal Science
RMA Registered Medical   Assistant Licensure  
RN Registered Nurse Licensure  
RN-BC Ambulatory   Care Nursing Licensure ANCC
RN-BC Cardiac/Vascular   Nurse Licensure ANCC
RN-BC Case   Management Nurse Licensure ANCC
RN-BC Gerontological   Nurse Licensure ANCC
RN-BC Informatics   Nurse Licensure ANCC
RN-BC Medical-Surgical   Registered Nurse Licensure ANCC
RN-BC High   Risk Perinatal (Retired) Licensure ANCC   (retired) 
RN-BC Pain   Management Nurse Licensure ANCC 
RN-BC Pediatric   Nurse Licensure ANCC  
RN-BC Nursing   Professional Development Licensure ANCC
RN-BC Psychiatric   & Mental Health Nurse Licensure ANCC
RN-BC Cardiac   Rehabilitation Nurse (Retired) Licensure ANCC
RN-BC College   Health Nurse (last exam in 2005) Licensure ANCC
RN-BC Certified   General Nursing Practice (Retired exam) Licensure ANCC
RN-BC Maternal   Child Nursing (retired) Licensure ANCC   (retired) 
RN-BC Perinatal   Nurse (retired) Licensure ANCC
RN-BC Community   Health Nurse  Licensure ANCC
RN-BC School   Nurse (retired) Licensure ANCC
RNC Registered Nurse   Certified Licensure  
RNC Obstetric,   Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing (retired exam) Licensure NAACOG/ANA   1976-1978 (Retired)Recert via CE
RNC-LRN Low   Risk Neonatal Nursing Certification National   Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal   Nursing Specialties
RNC-MNN Maternal   Newborn Nursing Certification National   Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal   Nursing Specialties
RNC-NIC Neonatal   Intensive Care Nursing Certification National   Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal   Nursing Specialties
RNC-OB Inpatient   Obstetric Nursing Certification National   Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal   Nursing Specialties
ROUB Registered   Ophthalmic Ultrasound Biometrist    
RPh Registered Pharmacist Licensure  
RPSGT   Registered   Polysonmography Technologist   Certification  Board of Registered   Polysonmography Technologists  
RRT Registered   Respiratory Therapist Certification National   Board for Respiratory Care
RRT-ACCS Registered   Respiratory Therapist - Adult Critical Care Specialty Certification National   Board for Respiratory Care
RT (CT) Registered   Technologist (Computed Tomography) Certification American   Registry of Radiologic Technologists
RT(R ) Registered   Technologist (Radiography)  Certification American   Registry of Radiologic Technologists
RT(R)(CT) Registered   Technologist (Radiography) (Computed Tomography) Certification American   Registry of Radiologic Technologists
RT(R)(MR) Registered   Technologist (Radiography) (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) Licensure American Registry of   Radiologic Technologists
RT(R)(VI) Registered   Technologist (Radiography) (Vascular/ Interventional) Certification American Registry of   Radiologic Technologists
RT(R)M Registered   Technologist (Radiography) Mammography Licensure American Registry of   Radiologic Technologists
RT(R)M,BS Registered   Technologist (Radiography) Mammography, Breast Sonography Licensure American Registry of   Radiologic Technologists
RT(T) Registered   Radiation Therapist Certification American Registry of   Radiologic Technologists
RVS Registered   Vascular Specialist   Cardiovascular   Credentialing International
RVT Registered   Vascular Technologist   American   Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonographyi
SANE-A Sexual   Assault Nurse Examiner-Adult Certification Forensic   Nurse Certification Board
SANE-P Sexual   Assault Nurse Examiner-Pediatric Certification Forensic   Nurse Certification Board
SBB (ASCP) Specialist, Blood   Banking Certification American Society of   Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
SC (ASCP) Specialist, Chemistry Certification American Society of   Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
ScD Doctor of Science Education  
SCRN Certified   Stroke Registered Nurse Certification American   Board of Neuroscience Nurses (ABNN)
SCT (ASCP) Specialist in   Cytotechnology Certification American Society for   Clinical Pathology
SCT (ASCP) cm Specialist   in Cytotechnology Certified Maintenance Program Certification American Society for   Clinical Pathology
SH (ASCP) Specialist,   Hematology Certification American Society of   Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)
SM Specialist in   Microbiology Certification American Society for   Clinical Pathology
SNP-BC School   Nurse Practitioner (retired) Certification ANCC
SPHR®  Senior   Professional in Human Resources Certification HR   Certification Institute (HRCI) 
TNP Telephone   Nursing Practice (ended 2007) Certification National   Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal   Nursing Specialties
VA-BC Vascular   Access-Board Certified (VA-BC)   Vascular   Access Certification Corporation (VACC)
VMD Veterinary Medical   Doctor Education  
WCC® Wound   Care Certified Certification National   Alliance of Wound Care®
WHNP Women's Health Nurse   Practitioner Certification National   Certification Corporation
WHNP-BC Women's   Health Care Nurse Practitioner Certification National   Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal   Nursing Specialties

CREDENTIALS - NOT APPROVED

Credential Name Type Certifying Body
A.S. Associate in   Science Education  
A+ A+ certification Computer Microsoft
AAS Associate in Applied   Science Education  
ABPP American Board of   Professional Psychology Affiliation  
AICP American Institute of   Certified Planners Affiliation  
ARRT American Registry of   Radiologic Technologists Affiliation  
ARRT(N) American Registry of   Radiologic Technologists Affiliation  
AS Associate in Science Education  
ASB Associate in   Specialized Business Education  
ASCP American Associate of   Clinical Pathology Affiliation  
ATT      
BAS Bachelor of Applied   Science Education  
BBA Bachelor of Business   Administration Education  
BC Bachelor of Surgery Education  
BCh Bachelor of Surgery Education  
BDS Bachelor of Dental   Surgery Education  
BFA Bachelor of Fine Arts Education  
BPharm Bachelor of Pharmacy Education  
BSB/A Bachelor of Science   in Business with a concentration in Administration Education  
BSBA Bachelor of Science   in Business Administration  Education  
BSHA Bachelor of Science   in Health Administration Education  
BSIT Bachelor of Science   in Information Technology Education  
BSW Bachelor of Social   Work Education  
BVM Bachelor of   Veterinary Medicine Education  
BVMS Bachelor of   Veterinary Medicine and Science Education  
BVSc Bachelor of   Veterinary Science  Education  
CER      
CF-SLP Clinical Fellow -   Speech Language Pathologist Education?? American   Speech-Language-Hearing Association
CFY-SLP Clinical Fellowship   Year - Speech Language Pathologist Education?? American   Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ChB Bachelor of Surgery Education  
CLC      
DACLAM Diplomate, American   College of Laboratory Animal Medicine Education?? American College of   Laboratory Animal Medicine
DACVP Diplomate of the   American College of Veterinary Pathologists Education?? American College of   Veterinary Pathologists
Drh      
EDS Education Specialist   Degree Education  
Engr Engineer Job Title  
EPC      
FAAN Fellow of the   American Academy of Neurology/Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing Affiliation  
FAAO Fellow of the   American Academy of Ophthalmology Affiliation  
FAAP Fellow of the   American Academy of Pediatrics Affiliation  
FACC Fellow of the   American College of Cardiology Affiliation  
FACEP Fellow of the   American College of Emergency Physicians Affiliation  
FACHE Fellow of the   American College of Healthcare Executives Affiliation American College of   Healthcare Executives
FACOG Fellow Of The   American College Of Obstetricians And Gynecologists Affiliation  
FACP Fellow of the   American College of Physicians Affiliation  
FACR Fellow of the   American Academy of Radiology Affiliation  
FACS Fellow of the America   Academy of Surgeons Affiliation  
FAHA Fellow of the   American Heart Association Affiliation  
FASN Fellow of the   American Society of Nephrology Affiliation  
FASNC Fellow of the   American Society of Nuclear Cardiology Affiliation  
FCCM Fellow of Critical   Care Medicine Affiliation  
FCCP Fellow of the   American College of Chest Physicians Affiliation  
FCLM Fellow of the   American College of Legal Medicine Affiliation  
FRCSC Fellow of the Royal   College of Surgeons of Canada Affiliation  
FRN-BC      
FSCAI Fellow of the Society   for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Affiliation  
HCM      
LCP      
LP      
M.A.T Medication   Administration Training Certification ?  
MA-CD      
MAT Medication   Administration Training Certification ?  
MB Bachelor of Medicine Education  
MBChB Bachelor of Medicine   and Bachelor of Surgery Education  
MBCHB/ MSc Bachelor of Medicine   and Bachelor of Surgery / Master of Science Education  
MFT Marriage and Family   Therapist Certification ?  
MRCP Member of the Royal   College of Physicians Affiliation  
MSP      
SB      
SEC + Security +   certification Computer Microsoft
Senior N/A N/A