Medical Staff Credentialing
This course is designed to provide an overview of key credentialing procedures to differentiate between credentialing and privileging, provide key elements for required privileging measures, and address expectations for Focused and Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation with sample tools and templates included.
Learn Endoscope processing tasks and successful strategies to prevent the risk of infection as outlined in this course. Interested in our Nursing Contact Hours opportunity?
Learn & Apply
Tips and Tools to Streamline Credentialing Processes
Review what is required to privilege medical staff personnel
Learn how to evaluate a Credentials Verification Organization (CVO)
Understand the difference between Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE) and a Focused Professional Practice Evaluation (FPPE)
About the Instructor
Denise Smith, RN, MS, CLNC, HACP
Denise Smith is a Senior Consultant with Courtemanche & Associates. In this role she is responsible for assessing healthcare organizational readiness for licensing, certification, accreditation, and regulatory compliance. She has extensive knowledge in the requirements of The Joint Commission, DNV, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services including knowledge in their survey process, auditing approach and survey outcome determination. She also has knowledge and experience in AAHC and other regulatory and accreditation organizations. She assists organizations with survey preparation, educational needs, post survey activities, patient safety strategies and quality improvement initiatives. Denise has more than 40 years of experience and expertise in Infection Prevention, Sterile Processing, Legal Nurse Consulting, Quality and Resource Management, Clinical Education, in acute inpatient and outpatient care settings.