New Mexico Department of Health
Our mission is to promote health and wellness, improve health outcomes, and assure safety net services for all people in New Mexico.

Acronyms

We recognize that the number of acronyms we use can feel intimidating at times. That's why we offer this comprehensive alphabetical listing of every acronym used on our website. We also took one more step toward making our website easy to understand by showing the definition of any acronym simply by hovering over it with your mouse. It's really that easy!


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A

AA African American
AAAAI American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology
AADE American Association of Diabetes Educators
AAFA Asthma & Allergy Association of America
AAIHB Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board
AANMA Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics
AAP American Academy of Pediatrics
AASA Asthma Association of School Administrators
ABCs Active Bacterial Core surveillance
ABFT American Board of Forensic Toxicology
ABLES Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology & Surveillance
ACA Affordable Care Act
ACEP American College of Emergency Physicians
ACIP Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
ACSC Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
ADAP AIDS Drug Assistance Program
AED Automated External Defibrillator
AEMT Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
AFB Air Force Base
AFIX Assessment, Feedback, Incentives, and eXchange
AFSP American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
AGA Accountability in Government Act
AHA American Heart Association
AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
AHSP Adolescent Health Strategic Plan
AIAN American Indian and Alaska Native
AIDS Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AIH American Indian Health
AIHAC American Indian Health Advisory Council
AIM Project Adult Identity Mentoring
ALA American Lung Association
ALS Advanced Life Support
ALTSD Aging and Long-Term Services Department
ANE Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation
AOEC Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics
APCD All-Payer Claims Database
APHA American Public Health Association
APHL Association of Public Health Laboratories
APHN Association of Public Health Nurses
APIC Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
ASAM American Society of Addiction Medicine
ASD Autism Spectrum Disorder
ASPR Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response
ASTDD Association of State & Territorial Dental Directors
ASTDN Association of State & Territorial Directors of Nursing
ASTHO Association of State & Territorial Health Officials
ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
AWWA American Water Works Association
 
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B

BAHC Ben Archer Health Centers
BAL Bronchoalveolar Lavage
BCC Breast & Cervical Cancer
BEHR Billing and Electronic Health Record
BHEM Bureau of Health Emergency Management
BIE Bureau of Indian Education
BLS Basic Life Support
BMI Body Mass Index
BPC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
BRFSS Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
BSB Biological Sciences Bureau
BSI Bloodstream Infections
 
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C

CA California
CAH Critical Access Hospital
CALM Counseling on Access to Lethal Means
CAMTS Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems
CAP College of American Pathologists
CARE Center for Adolescent Relationship Exploration
CASA Clinic Assessment Software Application
CBS Columbia Broadcasting System
CCHD Critical Congenital Heart Disease
CCHSP Caregivers Criminal History Screening Program
CD Chronic Disease
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDD Center for Development and Disability
CDI Clostridium difficile Infection
CDPC Chronic Disease Prevention Council
CDPH California Department of Public Health
CDPS Cannabis-Derived Products
CDSMP Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
CE Continuing Education
CEHA Community Environmental Health Assessment
CEU Continuing Education Units
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CHAP Community Health Assessment Program
CHC Community Health Center
CHIP Children's Health Insurance Program
CHR Community Health Representatives
CHW Community Health Workers
CISD Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
CISM Critical Incident Stress Management
CLABSI Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection
CLAS Cultural and Linguistically Appropriate Services
CLIA Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act
CME Continuing Medical Education
CMS Children's Medical Services
CNA Certified Nurse Aide
CNM Central New Mexico
CO Colorado
CoCASA Comprehensive Clinic Assessment Software Application
CoIIN Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
COPS Conditions of Participation
COR Consolidated Online Registry
CPAG Community Planning & Action Group
CPR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
CPSC Consumer Product Safety Commission
CRI Cities Readiness Initiative
CSA Core Service Agency
CSFP Commodity Supplemental Food Program
CST Crisis Support Team
CSTE Council of State & Territorial Epidemiologists
CT Connecticut
CTAR Chemical Threat Analytical Response
CVAAS Cold Vapor Atomic Absorption
CVRC Crime Victims Reparation Commission
CYFD Children, Youth and Families Department
CYSHCN Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
 
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D

DBD Division of Bacterial Diseases
DBO Done by One
DBP Disinfection By-Product(s)
DC District of Columbia
DD Developmental Disability
DDSD Developmental Disabilities Support Division
DDW Developmental Disabilities Waiver
DEA Drug Enforcement Administration
DEET N,N-Diethyl-M-Toluamide
DGMQ Division of Global Migration and Quarantine
DHAP Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention
DHHS Department of Health and Human Services
DHI Division of Health Improvement
DHSEM Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
DMAIC Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control
DNA Deoxyribonucleic Acid
DNR Do Not Resuscitate
DNV Det Norske Veritas
DOH Department of Health
DOS Department of State
DOT Department of Transportation
DPP Diabetes Prevention Program
DPS Department of Public Safety
DRPH Doctor of Public Health
DSME Diabetes Self-Management Education
DTaP Diphtheria & Tetanus Toxoids & Acellular Pertussis
DTPA Diethylenetriamine Pentaacetic Acid
DTRR Definitive Trauma Registry Records
DWI Driving While Intoxicated
 
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E

e.g. Exempli Gratia (Latin term meaning “For Example”)
EAR Employee Abuse Registry
EBLL Elevated Blood Lead Level
EBT Electronic Benefits Transfer
ECHO Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes
ED Emergency Department
EEUU Estados Unidos
EH Environmental Health
EHDI Early Hearing Detection & Intervention
EHEB Environmental Health Epidemiology Bureau
EHR Electronic Health Record
EIP Emerging Infections Programs
EKG Electrocardiogram
ELC Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity
ELR Electronic Laboratory Results
EMD Emergency Medical Dispatch
EMDA Emergency Medical Dispatch Agency
EMI Emergency Management Institute
EMR Emergency Medical Responder
EMS Emergency Medical Services
EMSB Emergency Medical Systems Bureau
EMSCOM Emergency Medical Services Communications
EMT Emergency Medical Technician
EMTTS Emergency Medical Treatment and Triage System
ENT Ear, Nose & Throat
EOGBS Early-Onset Group B Streptococcus
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
EPHT Environmental Public Health Tracking
EPICS Education for Parents of Indian Children with Special Needs
EPR-3 Expert Panel Report 3
EPSDT Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, & Treatment
EPT Expedited Partner Treatment
ERD Epidemiology and Response Division
ERISA Employee Retirement Income Security Act
ESAR-VHP Emergency Systems for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals
ESPN Entertainment and Sports Programming Network
ESRD End Stage Renal Disease
 
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E

etc. Et Cetera
EV-D68 Enterovirus D68
EVD Ebola Virus Disease
 
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F

FAAS Flameless Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBMC Fort Bayard Medical Center
FBSVH Fort Bayard State Veterans Home
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FERN Food Emergency Response Network
FFVP Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program
FIFRA Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
FIT Family Infant Toddler
FluSurv-NET Influenza Hospitalization Surveillance Network
FMA Farmers' Market Association
FMNP Farmers' Market Nutrition Program
FMS Federal Medical Station
FNCH First Nations Community Healthsource
FOBT Fecal Occult Blood Test
FoodNet Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network
FTU Forensic Treatment Unit
FY Fiscal Year
 
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G

GA Georgia
GAS Group A Streptococcus
GBS Group B Streptococcus
GDP Gross Domestic Product
GFAAS Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy
GISP Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project
GM General Microbiology
GYT Get Yourself Tested Day
 
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H

H1N1 Swine Flu
H2O Dihydrogen Monoxide (Water)
H3N2 Influenza A Virus Subtype
HAA5 Haloacetic Acids
HAFB Holloman Air Force Base
HAI Healthcare-Associated Infections
HAIC Healthcare-Associated Infections Community Interface
HAR Heterosexuals at Risk
HAV Hepatitis A Virus
HBIG Hepatitis B Immune Globulin
HBsAg Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
HBV Hepatitis B Virus
HCL Hydrochloric Acid
HCP Healthcare Personnel
HCUP Health Care Utilization Project
HCV Hepatitis C Virus
HDL High-Density Lipoprotein
HEAL Healthy Eating and Active Living
HEPA High-Efficiency Particulate Air
HFLC Health Facility Licensing & Certification
HHS Health and Human Services
Hib Haemophilus influenzae Serotype B
HICPAC Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee
HIDD Hospital Inpatient Discharge Database
HIPAA Health Information Portability and Accountability Act
HIS Health Information System
HIT Health Information Technology
HITECH Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HKHC Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities
HKLC Healthy Kids Las Cruces
HKNM Healthy Kids New Mexico
HL7 Health Level 7
HOPE Helping Our People Endure
HPC Health Policy Commission
HPS Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
HPSA Health Professional Shortage Areas
HPV Human Papillomavirus
HRSA Health Resources Services Administration
HSB Health Systems Bureau
HSC Health Sciences Center
HSD Human Services Department
HSEP Health Systems Epidemiology Program
HSI Health System Innovation
HSIC Health System Innovation Committee
HUD Housing and Urban Development
HUS Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
 
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I

i.e. Id Est (Latin term meaning “That is to say”)
IAC Immunization Action Coalition
IAD Indian Affairs Department
IAP Intrapartum Antibiotic Prophylaxis
IASP Immediate Action Safety Plan
IBEB Injury and Behavioral Epidemiology Bureau
IBIS Indicator-Based Information System
ICF Intermediate Care Facilities
ICP Inductively Coupled Plasma
ICP-MS Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry
ICP-OES Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectroscopy
ICS Incident Command System
ICU Intensive Care Unit
ID Identification
IDB Infectious Disease Bureau
IDD Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IDR Informal Dispute Resolution
IDT Individuals, Therapists and Teams
IDU Injection Drug Users
IEP Individual Education Plan
 
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I

iHEAL Integrated Health Education for Addictive Lifestyles
IID Individuals with an Intellectual Disability
IIDR Independent Informal Dispute Resolution
ILI Influenza-Like Illness
IMB Incident Management Bureau
IOP Intensive Outpatient Program
IP Infection Preventionists
IPD Invasive Pneumococcal Disease
IPRA Inspection of Public Records Act
IQ Intelligence Quotient
IRC Individual Review Committee
IRF Informal Reconsideration of Findings
ISP Individual Service Plan
ISTM International Society of Travel Medicine
IUD Intrauterine Device
IV Intravenous
 
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J

JCAHO Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Care Organizations
JCIH Joint Committee on Infant Hearing
JJD Juvenile Justice Division
JOE Joint Organization on Education
JPPO Juvenile Probation and Parole Office
 
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L

LARC Long-Acting Reversible Contraception
LCPS Las Cruces Public Schools
LDL Low-Density Lipoprotein
LEO Laboratory Evaluation Officer
LGBT Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered
LLC Limited Liability Company
LLCP Los Lunas Community Program
LNPP Licensed Non-Profit Producers
LRN Laboratory Response Network
LTBI Latent Tuberculosis Infection
LTCAA Long Term Care Assessment Abstract
 
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M

M.A. Masters of Arts
MALDI Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization
 
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M

mcg Micrograms
MCH Maternal Child Health
MCL Maximum Contaminant Levels
MCM Medical Countermeasures
MCMOG Medical Countermeasures Operational Guide
MCO Managed Care Organizations
MCP Medical Cannabis Program
MCV Meningococcal Conjugate Virus
MCV4 Tetravalent Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine
MD Medical Doctor
MDC Medical Direction Committee
MDS Minimum Data Set
MDT Mountain Daylight Time
MERS-CoV Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus
MFW Medically Fragile Waiver
MMC Memorial Medical Center
MME Milligram Morphine Equivalent
MMR Mumps, Measles & Rubella
MMWR Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
MN Minnesota
MOST Medical Order for Scope of Treatment
MOTU Medical Observation Treatment Unit
MPA Methylprednisolone Acetate
MPH Masters in Public Health
MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization
MRC Medical Reserve Corps
MRSA Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
MS Mass Spectrometry
MSA Metropolitan Statistical Area
MSM Men who have Sex with Men
MUA Medically Underserved Areas
MUP Medically Underserved Populations
MVD Motor Vehicle Division
MyCD Manage Your Chronic Disease
 
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N

NACCHO National Association of County and City Health Officials
NAEPP National Asthma Education and Prevention Program
NaOH Sodium Hydroxide
NAR Nurse Aide Registry
NARMS National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System
NATCEP Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program
NBSP Newborn Screening Program
NCBH National Business Coalition on Health
NCEH National Center for Environmental health
NCHAM National Center for Hearing Assessment & Management
NCHS National Center for Health Statistics
NCPS National Center for Patient Safety
NDEP National Diabetes Education Program
NDIC National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
NDLM National Donate Life Month
NDPP National Diabetes Prevention Program
NE Northeast
NEHA National Environmental Health Association
NEI National Eye Institute
NENA National Emergency Number Association
NF Nursing Facility
NHLBI National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
NHSN National Healthcare Safety Network
NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NIDA National Institute on Drug Abuse
NIEHS National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
NIH National Institutes of Health
NIMS National Incident Management System
NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NLGH Nor-Lea General Hospital
NM New Mexico
NMAC New Mexico Administrative Code
NMACP New Mexico Asthma Control Program
NMAFPC New Mexico Adult Falls Prevention Coalition
NMASBHC New Mexico Alliance for School-Based Health Care
NMBHI New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute
NMCADV New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence
NMCDC New Mexico Community Data Collaborative
NMCHWAC New Mexico Community Health Workers Advisory Council
NMCNE New Mexico Center for Nursing Excellence
NMCOA New Mexico Council on Asthma
NMCSAP New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs
NMDA New Mexico Department of Agriculture
NMDGF New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
NMDOH New Mexico Department of Health
NMED New Mexico Environment Department
NMEIP New Mexico Emerging Infections Program
NMEMSTARS New Mexico EMS Tracking and Reporting System
NMHA New Mexico Hospital Association
NMHIT New Mexico Health Information Technology
NMHSC New Mexico Health Service Corps
NMIC New Mexico Immunization Coalition
NMIPC New Mexico Injury Prevention Coalition
NMMA New Mexico Midwives Association
NMMRC New Mexico Medical Reserve Corps
NMNBSP New Mexico Newborn Screening Program
NMOHR New Mexico Occupational Health Registry
NMOHSS New Mexico Oral Health Surveillance System
NMPCA New Mexico Primary Care Association
NMPHA New Mexico Public Health Association
NMRC New Mexico Rehabilitation Center
NMSA New Mexico Statues Annotated
NMSD New Mexico School for the Deaf
NMSIIS New Mexico Statewide Immunization Information System
NMSORH State Offices of Rural Health
NMSPHERE New Mexico’s Site for Public Health Emergency Response Education
NMSSP New Mexico Shared Strategic Plan
NMSU New Mexico State University
NMSVH New Mexico State Veterans' Home
NMTRAIN New Mexico TrainingFinder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network
NNDSS National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System
NNHAAD National Native American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
NNII National Network for Immunization Information
NPA National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities
NPHW National Public Health Week
NREMT National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
NSC National Safety Council
NSSI Non-Suicidal Self-Injury
NTD Neural Tube Defects
NTPPM National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
NTU Nephelometric Turbidity Unit
NW Northwest
NY New York
 
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O

OAAA Office of African American Affairs
OAE Otoacoustic Emissions
OBH Office of Border Health
OCHW Office of Community Health Workers
OES Optical Emission Spectroscopy
OFM Office of Facilities Management
OHE Office of Health Equity
OHSB Occupational Health & Safety Bureau
OHSP Occupational Health Surveillance Program
OMA Open Meetings Act
OMI Office of the Medical Investigator
ONC Office of the National Coordinator
OOH Office of Oral Health
OPA Office of Policy and Accountability
OR Oregon
ORR Office of Refugee Resettlement
OSAH Office of School and Adolescent Health
OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Administration
 
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P

PACE Physician Asthma Care Education
PC Primary Caregiver
PCB Polychlorinated Biphenyls
PCMH Patient-Centered Medical Homes
PCR Polymerase Chain Reaction
PCV13 13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine
PCV7 Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine
PD Parkinson's Disease
PED Public Education Department
PFGE Pulse-field Gel Electrophoresis
Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy
PHAB Public Health Accreditation Board
PHD Public Health Division
PHI Protected Health Information
PHO Public Health Office
PHS Public Health Service
PIO Public Information Officer
PIOP Pandemic Influenza Operational Plan
PLWH/A Persons Living with HIV/AIDS
PM Particulate Matter
PMP Prescription Monitoring Program
POC Plan of Correction
POD Point of Dispensing
POW Prisoner of War
PPD Purified Protein Derivative
PPE Personal Protective Equipment
PPL Personal Production License
PRAMS Pregnancy Risk Assessment and Monitoring System
PSA Public Service Announcement
Psy.D. Doctor of Psychology
PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
PUI Patients Under Investigation
PVC Polyvinyl Chloride
 
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Q

QA Quality Assurance
QAPP Quality Assurance Project Plan
QFT-G QuantiFERON-TB Gold
QI Quality Improvement
QIP Quality Improvement Plan
QMB Quality Management Bureau
QP Qualified Patients
QPR Question, Persuade, & Refer
QSSEP Quality, Safety, Security and Emergency Preparedness
 
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R

RBA Results-Based Accountability
RCA Root Cause Analysis
RCCCNM Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico
RETRACS Regional Trauma Advisory Councils
RFA Request for Applications
RFK Robert Francis Kennedy
RFP Request for Proposals
RHCPTC Rural Health Care Practitioner Tax Credit
RHP Refugee Health Program
RID Request Identification
RMBC Rocky Mountain Biomonitoring Consortium
RMS Retail Meat Study
RN Registered Nurse
RNA Ribonucleic Acid
ROI Return on Investment
RRP Renovation Repair & Painting
RT-PCR Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction
RT-qPCR Real-Time Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction
RTC Residential Treatment Center
RWI Recreational Water Illnesses
 
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S

SAES Substance Abuse Epidemiology Section
SAFE Supports and Assessment for Feeding and Eating
SAI Summer Asthma Institute
SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAR Search and Rescue
SARS Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
SATC Sequoyah Adolescent Treatment Center
SAVE Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
SBHA School-Based Health Alliance
SBHC School-Based Health Center
SBIRT Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral To Treatment
SCID Severe Combined Immunodeficiency
SDWA Safe Drinking Water Act
SE Southeast
SFTS Safe Routes to School
SHA State Health Assessment
SHARE Statewide Human Resourses Accounting Reporting
SHEA Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
SHIP State Health Improvement Plan
SHSIP State Health System Innovation Plan
SIDS Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
SIIS Statewide Immunization Information System
SIM State Innovation Model
SIS Success in Schools
SKIIP School Kids Influenza Immunization Project
SLD Scientific Laboratory Division
SMART Self-Management and Recovery Training
SNAC School Nurse Action Committee
SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
SNAP-Ed Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Education Program
SNF Skilled Nursing Facility
SNS Strategic National Stockpile
SOC Semi-volatile Organic Compounds
SOG Standard Operating Guide
SP Strategic Plan
SPAG Strategic Planning Advisory Workgroup
SPF Sun Protection Factor
SPH Síndrome Pulmonar por Hantavirus
SPHERE Site for Public Health Emergency Response Education
SPO State Personnel Office
SRO Single Room Occupancy
SSI Surgical Site Infections
STCA State-Tribal Consultation Act
STCP State-Tribal Consultation Protocol
STD Sexually Transmitted Disease
STEADI Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths, & Injuries
STEC Shiga-Toxin producing Escherichia Coli
STEMI ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction
STI Sexually Transmitted Infections
STOP Sex Offender Treatment Program
STSS Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome
SUB Student Union Building
SUID Sudden Unexpected Infant Death
SW Southwest
SWAC Statewide EMS Advisory Committee
SWAG Southwest Action Group
 
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T

TAR Technical Assistance Review
TASSC Trauma Advisory and System Stakeholders Committee
TB Tuberculosis
TBA To Be Announced
TBI Traumatic Brain Injury
TDaP Tetanus, Diphtheria and Acellular Pertussis
TEP Training and Exercise Plan
TEPW Training and Exercise Planning Workshop
THC Tetrahydrocannabinol
TJC The Joint Commission
TLH Turquoise Lodge Hospital
TN Tennessee
TNCF Trauma Nurse Coordinator Forum
TOF Time of Flight
TOP Teen Outreach Program
TPA Third-Party Administrator
TPIC Trauma Performance Improvement Committee
TRAIN Training Finder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network
TRU Transuranic Wastes
TSFA Trauma System Fund Authority
TSP Total Suspended Particulates
TST Tuberculosis Skin Testing
TTHM Trihalomethane
TTY Telephone Typewriter
TUPAC Tobacco Use Prevention and Control
TV Television
 
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U

UAE United Arab Emirates
UC University of California
UNM University of New Mexico
US United States
USA United States of America
USCIS United States Citezenship and Immigration Services
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
USFA United States Fire Administration
USPSTF United States Preventive Services Task Force
UTI Urinary Tract Infection
UV Ultraviolet
UVA Long-Wavelength Ultraviolet Light
UVB Short-Wavelength Ultraviolet Light
 
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V

VA Veterans Administration
VAERS Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System
VAST Violence, Alcohol abuse, Substance abuse, Tobacco use
VDRS Violent Death Reporting System
VFC Vaccines for Children
VIA Values in Action
VIS Vaccine Information Statements
VOC Volatile Organic Compound
VPA Vaccine Purchase Act
VRHS New Mexico Vital Records & Health Statistics
VTEC Verocyto-Toxin producing Escherichia Coli
 
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W

WCA Workers Compensation Administration
WHO World Health Organization
WIC Women, Infants and Children
WIPP Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
WISQARS Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System
WNV West Nile Virus
WONDER Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research
WPA Works Progress Administration
WSMR White Sands Missile Range
WSS Water System Supply
WWG WIPP Working Group
 
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Y

YPLL Years of Potential Life Lost
YRBS Youth Risk Behavior Survey
YRBSS Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
YRRS Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey
 
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