ERIC Number: ED061420
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Report on Licensure and Related Health Personnel Credentialing.
Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.
This report identifies major issues associated with licensure, certification, and other qualifications for practice or employment of health personnel. Chapters are: (1) Credentialing and the Public Interest, (2) An Overview of Health Personnel Credentialing, (3) The Organizational Setting of Licensure, (4) The Disciplinary Function of State Licensing Boards, (5) Foreign Graduates and Licensure, (6) Geographic Mobility, (7) Career Mobility, (8) Proficiency and Equivalency Testing, (9) Continuing Education, (10) Several Approaches to Institutional Licensure, and (11) Departmental Actions and Recommendations. Summaries of current credentialing activities, issues relating specifically to the physician's assistant, a bibliography, and information on selected health occupations, licensure, and certification are appended. (SB)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Allied Health Occupations, Certification, Credentials, Employment Problems, Equivalency Tests, Health Occupations, Health Personnel, Occupational Mobility, State Licensing Boards
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Authoring Institution: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.