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Medspeak verb To determine or verify titles, qualifications, documents, completion of required training, and continuing education in those persons who function in a professional or official capacity—e.g., medical examiner, AandE/ER doctor, neurosurgeon

credential

verb To determine or verify titles, qualifications, documents, completion of required training, and continuing education, in those persons who function in a professional or official capacity–eg, ER physician, neurosurgeon, etc. Cf Credentials.

credential

(kri-den′shăl) [L. credentia, trust, credit + -al-]
1. Recognition by licensure, certification, or award of a degree in a field in which a person has met certain educational, professional, or occupational requirements.
2. Evidence or testimonial, usually written, of such licensure, certification, or award of a degree.
3. To issue or grant such licensure, certification, or award of a degree.
credentialed, adjectivecredentialing