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Section 10. Modifying Policies to Enhance the Quality of Services

Example 1: Professions requiring licensure or certification

States vary in the professions and trades they regulate.

The following is a list culled from the certification boards of a number of states, including Connecticut, Massachusetts, Virginia, and others. The list could easily be more than three times as long as it is.

  • Acupuncturists
  • Architects
  • Barbers
  • Chiropractors
  • Cosmetologists
  • Dentists and Hygienists
  • Dietitians
  • Electricians
  • EMT's and Paramedics
  • Engineers
  • Funeral Directors and Embalmers
  • Hearing Instrument Specialists
  • Home Inspectors
  • Lawyers
  • Nurses and Nurses' Aides
  • Opticians
  • Optometrists
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians and Psychiatrists
  • Plumbers and Gas Fitters
  • Psychologists
  • Public Accountants
  • Radio/TV Technicians
  • Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons
  • Social Workers
  • Speech Pathologists
  • Teachers and School Principals
Phil Rabinowitz