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Rehabilitation (PT/OT/Speech/Cardiac/Pulmonary): Professional Organizations

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Professional Organizations - Rehabilitation

     *  American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) The AAPM&R is the national medical society representing more than 7,500 physicians who are specialists in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation.
     *  American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Professional organization of physicians specializing in exercise science and clinical sports medicine.
     *  American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) The AMSSM is a multi-disciplinary organization of physicians whose members are dedicated to education, research, collaboration and fellowship within the field of sports medicine.
     *  American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) The national professional association established in 1917 to represent the interests and concerns of occupational therapy practitioners and students of occupational therapy and to improve the quality of practice.
     *  American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) APTA s a national professional organization representing more than 72,000 members. Its goal is to foster advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education.
     *  American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) A professional organization comprised of licensed occupational and physical therapists who specialize in the treatment and rehabilitation of the upper extremity (hands, shoulders, arms, and elbows).
     *  American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.
     *  The Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy Licensing authorities and their Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy strive to protect the public by providing service and leadership that promote safe and competent physical therapy practice.
     *  Million Hearts
     *  The National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) Credentialing body for RRTs.
     *  National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC) Search the NARIC Knowledgebase for resources on disability and rehabilitation, including lists of organizations, journals, recommended web sites, and more
     *  Physiopedia
     *  PM&R Knowledge Now
     *  American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
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     *  Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association The Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association is a voluntary professional organization, which represents and is committed to promoting the profession & professional services of Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants and the education of Occupational Therapy students in Wisconsin.
     *  Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association WPTA is a professional membership association serving physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, physical therapy students, and retired members of these professions. WPTA is a chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association