The Importance of Credentials for Health Care Professionals


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___ is a rigorous, thorough, and systematic approach to collecting and verifying a health care professional's qualifications:

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1. Which of the following is not checked during a credentialing process?


Why is credentialing for health care professionals important?

I. Establish credibility with the public

II. Ensure appropriate standards of medical care

III. To accommodate for charlatans and impostors within the medical community

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Your comprehension of health care professional credentials will be assessed through the quiz and worksheet. Information you should focus on includes the importance of continuing education and the significance of health care graduates attending an approved school.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your knowledge of the following material:

  • The importance of credentialing
  • An approach that ensures the health care professional's qualifications
  • Importance of continuing education
  • Significance of attended a approved school
  • Things that are checked during the credentialing process

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the importance of credentialing
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on health care professional credentials
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the things that are checked during the credentialing process

Additional Learning

Your understanding of credentialing in the health care field can be enhanced by reviewing the lesson titled The Importance of Credentials for Health Care Professionals. Topics include:

  • Identify what credentialing is and why it is important
  • Understand the importance of the health care field having standards and qualifications
  • Review different examples of credentialing