licensure, certification and accreditation
health care professionals are expected to become licensed, registered, or certified.
•Identify at least 2 health care professionals in your state who are required to be licensed. ?What are the requirements for initial licensure and to maintain that licensure?
?Include the citation for the Web site where you found the information.
•Next, identify at least 1 health care professional who is required to be certified. ?What are the requirements for initial certification and to maintain that certification?
•Finally, identify 1 health care organization in your community or state that it is accredited. ?Who is the accrediting agency, and what organizations does it accredit?
Objective: •Differentiate between licensure, certification and accreditation