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Health Sciences Acronyms

Acronyms for Health Sciences

  • AED: Automated External Defibrillators
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  • AHA: American Heart Association
  • ANCC: American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • ASCP: American Society of Clinical Pathology
  • ASPT: American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians
  • BLS: Basic Life Support
  • CMA: Certified Medicine Aide
  • CNA: Certified Nursing Assistant
  • CPR: Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • EKG: Electrocardiograph
  • EMS: Emergency Medical Services
  • Phlebotomy
  • GNA: Geriatric Nursing Assistant
  • LPN: Licensed Practical Nurse
  • MBON: Maryland Board of Nursing
  • N-CLEX: National Council Licensure Examination
  • PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • PTCB: Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
  • RN: Registered Nurse
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