Apply for Credentialing

In the USA, there are three predominant methods of individual credentialing:

  1. Direct Examination
  2. Reciprocity
  3. Endorsement

Within these above three methods there are three primary categories within which individual credentialing shall apply:

  1. Medicine (Physicians)
    • Medical Doctor
    • Doctor of Osteopathy
    • Chiropractic Physician
  2. Nursing
    • Practical/Vocational
    • Professional
    • Graduate
  3. Allied Healthcare
    • Clinical (Medical Assistant, EKG Tech, Pharmacy Tech, etc.)
    • Laboratorial (Phlebotomist, Medical Laboratory Tech, etc.)
    • Surgical (i.e. Surgical Technologist, Sterile Tech, etc.)
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