Boards for Professions Licensed/Registered/Regulated

The Health Professions Licensing Division within the Bureau of Professional Licensing regulates the following health care professions through working with the appointed boards shown here. The Health Professions Licensing Division's authority is limited to granting licenses or registrations for these professions and taking disciplinary actions against the licenses or registrations. This authority does not include fee disputes or personal conflicts between patients and their health care providers. 

Board/Regulatory Authority 

Regulated Profession 

Board of Acupuncture  Acupuncturists 
Board of Athletic Trainers  Athletic Trainers
Board of Audiology  Audiologists 
Board of Chiropractic  Chiropractors 
Board of Counseling  Licensed Professional Counselors, Limited Licensed Professional Counselors 
Board of Dentistry  Dentists, Dental Specialists (Prosthodontists, Endodontists, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Orthodontists, Pediatrics, Periodontists and Oral Pathologists), Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants 
Board of Dietetics and Nutrition  Dietitians and Nutritionists
Board of Marriage and Family Therapy  Marriage and Family Therapists 
Board of Massage Therapy  Massage Therapists 
Board of Medicine  Medical Doctors 
Board of Nursing  Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Nurse Specialists (Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthetist and Nurse Midwife) 
Board of Nursing Home Administrators  Nursing Home Administrators 
Board of Occupational Therapists  Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants 
Board of Optometry  Optometrists 
Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery  Osteopathic Doctors 
Board of Pharmacy  Pharmacy Stores, Pharmacists, Manufacturer/Wholesalers, Sodium Pentobarbital Facilities, Physician's Methadone Programs, Research Laboratories and Analytical Laboratories 
Board of Physical Therapy  Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants 
Physician's Assistants Task Force  Physician's Assistants 
Board of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery  Podiatrists 
Board of Psychology  Psychologists, Limited Licensed Psychologists (Doctoral, Masters and Temporary) 
Board of Respiratory Care  Respiratory Therapists 
Sanitarians   Sanitarians
Board of Social Work  Licensed Master's Social Workers, Licensed Bachelor's Social Workers, Registered Social Service Technicians  
Board of Speech-Language Pathology  Speech-Language Pathologists 
Board of Veterinary Medicine  Veterinarians, Veterinary Technicians