Health 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