Related Professional/Technical Organizations and Societies

The following organizations are BLS-approved organizations that an LSO may be a member of to gain up to 1 certification maintenance point per year of membership for a maximum of 3 CM points per cycle:

  • Academy of Laser Dentistry – ALD
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association – AIHA
  • American Iron and Steel Institute – AISI
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery – ASLMS
  • American Society of Safety Engineers – ASSE
  • American Veterinary Medical Association – AVMA
  • American Welding Society – AWS
  • Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses – AORN
  • Health Physics Society – HPS
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. – IEEE
  • International Imaging Industry Association – I3A
  • International Laser Display Association – ILDA
  • Laser Institute of America – LIA – Special 3-year rate available to BLS CLSOs and CMLSOs only! 
  • Optical Society of America – OSA
  • The International Society for Optical Engineering – SPIE

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