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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
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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.
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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
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The House of Delegates of the American Dental Assistants Association shall consist of (1) credentialed delegates elected by the state associations or the membership of geographical areas with no state associations or (in their place) credentialed alternates; and (2) the credentialed voting members of the Board of Trustees.
Trustees shall be seated together with their credentialed delegates in a reserved area.
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TC: We're becoming a nation of credentialed people.
I just received a telephone call from a counselor in the Landsthuhl United States Army Hospital in Germany who needed to be credentialed. Such credentialing was required as a condition of this person's continuation of employment.
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Since both credentials advance professionalism and excellence, I encourage all of my fellow environmental health professionals to become credentialed with the credential most appropriate for your work and responsibilities.
You must be credentialed by NEHA to serve in this capacity.