What Do All Of These Letters Mean: A more detailed look

Photo Cred: Tagxedo

Photo Cred: Tagxedo

Recently one of our team members wrote an article entitled, “What do all of these letters mean?” This article provided a brief overview of the post-nominal letters (those initials after someone’s name) we so often see while navigating the health world. Some of you asked for more information (thank you for your input!), so now we are delivering. This post reviews the details about certain health professionals. Review the sections below which highlighs some of the main points regrading education, medication, and therapy. Be on the lookout for our next post which will discuss how to find the right healthcare professional for you. As always, if you have questions or thoughts please leave them in the comments section or email us at socialmediastudy@chp.edu

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Follow the link below to a PDF version of this chart. You can click on the professional organization boxes to follow a link to their websites. 🙂



Did this post help to further explain professional titles? Will you be reading the follow up post about selecting the right healthcare professional for you? Leave us your thoughts in the comments!

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