191 abbreviations
Abbreviation Meaning
ASPS American Society of Plastic Surgeons
ASRT American Society of Radiologic Technologists
ASSH American Society for Surgery of the Hand
AWHONN Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
BAAPS British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
BMA British Medical Association
BNF British National Formulary
CAD Canadian Association of the Deaf
CAEP Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians
CAG Canadian Association of Gerontology
CAMT Canadian Association of Music Therapy
CAMTS Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems
CAO Chronic airway obstruction
CAO Canadian Association of Optometrists
CAOT Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists
CAP Canadian Association of Physicists
CAP College of American Pathologists
CAR Canadian Association of Radiologists
CASLPA Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists
CASLPO College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario
CCOHS Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
CCRN Certification for adult, pediatric and neonatal critical care nurses
CCS Canadian Cardiovascular Society
CDAAC Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CESMA Council for European Specialist Medical Assessments
CfWI Centre for Workforce Intelligence
CKD Chronic kidney disease
CMA Canadian Medical Association
CMA Certified medical assistant
COTA(A) Council on the Ageing (Australia)
CPhT Certified pharmacy technician
CPM Certified Professional Midwife
CPME Standing Committee of European Doctors
CPT Phlebotomist
CRD Centre for Reviews and Dissemination
CRN Certified radiology nurse
CRT Certified respiratory therapists – Respiratory therapy
CRTT Certified Respiratory Therapy Technicians – Respiratory therapy
CSA Certified surgical assistant
CTRS Certified therapeutic recreation specialist – Recreation therapy or Therapeutic recreation
DI Digital Imaging Technologist
DMD Doctor of Dental Medicine
DNP Doctor of Nursing Practice
DoH Department of Health (various countries)
EN Enrolled nurse (AU) – See Licensed practical nurse
ESRD End Stage Renal Disease (US Federal Program)
FHO Foundation house officer
FIGO International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics
FRCP Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (UK)