Allied Health Web Sites
- American Physical Therapy Association
The principal membership organization representing and
promoting the profession of physical therapy. Its mission is to
further the profession's role in the prevention, diagnosis,
and treatment of movement dysfunctions and the enhancement
of the physical health and functional abilities of members
of the public.
- The Federation of State Boards of Physical
Provides information on exams, resources and
calendars for each state in the union.
- American Association for Respiratory Care
With more than 35,000 members nationwide, the AARC is the only
professional society for respiratory therapists in hospitals
and home care companies, managers of respiratory and
cardiopulmonary services, and educators who provide respiratory
- American Association of Cardiovascular
and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Through education and
rehabilitation its mission is improvement of the quality of
life for patients and families. Also provides links to state
- National Association for Medical Direction
of Respiratory Care
The Association provides support
for the full range of pulmonary related care services. Links to
clinical and patient education, coding and reimbursement.
- Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory
Information on accredited programs, standards,
policies & procedures and evaluation instruments.
- The American Occupational Therapy
AOTA advances the quality,
availability, use and support of occupational therapy
through standards setting, advocacy, education and
research on behalf of its members and the public.
Information for both members and non-members.
- American Speech-Language-Hearing
ASHA is the professional, scientific,
and credentialing association for more than 99,000
speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech,
language, and hearing scientists in the United States
- The National Rehabilitation Information
The best part of this website is NARIC's
REHABDATA Literature Database, the leading literature
database on disability and rehabilitation, it dates back to
1995 with over 12,000 documents, an excellent resource.
- Clinical Social Work Federation
A site for clinical social workers, information on conferences,
schools of social work, family therapy practice, and other
websites of interest.
- National Association of Social Workers
The largest membership organization of professional social
workers in the world. Site provides standards of practice,
links, advocacy, job information and continuing education.
- Association of Oncology Social Work
A non-profit, international organization dedicated to the
enhancement of psychosocial services to people with
cancer and their families. Provides links of professional
interest, consumer links and grant information.
- Leadership in Clinical Systems Management
Web site for current and future laboratory leaders.
CLMA is an international organization with approximately
7,000 members who are responsible for laboratories and
clinical services in hospitals and health-care
- American Medical Technologists
American Medical Technologists is a national agency
that certifies health practitioners as:
Medical Technologists (MT)
Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT)
Certified Office Laboratory Technicians (COLT)
Certified Laboratory Consultants (CLC)
Registered Medical Assistants (RMA)
Registered Phlebotomy Technicians (RPT)
Registered Dental Assistants (RDA)
Allied Health Instructors (AHI).
- CLIA Program. Clinical Laboratory Improvement
HCFA regulates all laboratory testing
performed on humans. Links to the Federal Register, alerts and
- The American Academy of Physician Assistants
A national organization that represents physician assistants in
all specialties. News and conference information, and links to other PA
- American Association of Surgical Physician
CME opportunities, scholarship information and
links of interest.
- The Association of Family Practice Physician
Provides a special student page and medical information
- Association of Physician Assistant Programs
Established in 1972, assists PA educational programs in the
instruction of physician assistants.
- National Phlebotomy Association
Website only offers certification and recertification
information, requirements and Continuing Education information.
This site does not provide links.
- National Accrediting Agency for Clinical
The National Accrediting
Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) is
the premier agency for accreditation and approval
of educational programs in the clinical laboratory
sciences and related healthcare disciplines.
A portal for
laboratory specific information. This web site was
awarded the Hardin MD Clean Bill of Health Award. This award
is given to the best sites.
- Library of Links
An excellent list
of resources for phlebotomists, including training, self tests and
- National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc.
The site offers information for both members and non-members, acts
& regulations, publications and links to state boards.
- The American Academy of Nursing
The American Academy of Nursing is comprised of 1,350 nursing
leaders in education, management, practice and research. Its web site
offers information on programs, conferences and fellowships.
- American College of Nurse Practitioners
Focus on nurse practitioner advocacy and legislative information.
- National League for Nursing
The NLN promotes improvement in nursing education and health care
delivery. Links to state leagues and test products.
A nursing portal with many
access points, jobs, state boards, international organizations,
humor, resources, literature and nursing specialties. A good
place to start.
- Licensed Occupation Information System
A wonderful search system for searching for licensing information by
profession and by state.