• A voluntary ARDMS Status for Registrants who are no longer actively working, practicing,
teaching or supervising in the field, but wish to maintain their association with ARDMS.
• Retired Status does NOT allow individuals to use any ARDMS credential designations. Use of any
ARDMS credential, trademark or copyright materials associated with their name is strictly
• Retired Status explicitly states that an individual does not hold Active Registry Status. Retired
Status is permanent. If Retired Status individuals wish to regain their credential(s), they must
apply, pay for and pass applicable ARDMS examinations.