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Advanced Privileging and Credentialing Challenges

2.5 Total CME

Regular Price: $225

Member Price: $191

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Physician leaders are charged with providing the best possible care for patients.  Privileging and credentialing can help to protect providers and the public. Learn the principles of privileging for a variety of clinicians in the ever-changing landscape of health care. Understand the ethical and legal responsibilities of health care leaders.  Apply analytical processes to measure and improve performance of individuals and organizations. Examine the identified best practices to enhance effectiveness for all and explore case studies and court cases for how to apply these practices.

Topics include:
• Temporary, new and older physician privileging
• Telemedicine special needs
• Accreditation requirements and legal risks

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    Course Objectives

    • Identify the responsibilities of medical staff leaders with respect to credentialing and privileging activities.
    • Examine best practices to enhance the effectiveness of the credentialing and privileging process.
    • Review accreditation requirements applicable to privileging matters.
    • Determine the legal risks relevant to various privileging issues.

    Method of Participation

    To complete this program successfully and claim credit, participants must follow these steps:

    • Read the educational objectives provided on the course summary page.
    • Attend the sessions or watch all the video lectures for this course (if applicable).
    • Read any course materials and complete any required activities.
    • Complete the course evaluation and post-test via your dashboard on the Association website. Successful completion of a given activity's post-test requires a minimum 75% passing score prior to claiming CME credit, with three attempts allowed.
    • CME certificates will be available for printing after claiming CME credit.
    • Estimated time for course completion is equivalent to the CME credit hours.

    Key Dates

    Original Course Release Date: May 2014

    Course Review and Renewal Date: February 2017

    Course Expiration Date: May 2020

    Access to Course Expires: 365 days from purchase date of course


    Planner Disclosure: The planners (American Association for Physician Leadership® staff) for this activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

    Faculty Disclosure: The faculty for this activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.


    The American Association for Physician Leadership® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for physicians.


    The American Association for Physician Leadership® designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Cancellation Policy

    • Refunds are available for online courses if the refund is requested within a 72-hour period after purchase and no course materials have been accessed.
    • If the course is accessed at any time, no cancellation or refund will be allowed.
    • If registrations are cancelled within 72 hours of purchase and no access of course material has occurred, then a full refund less a $100 processing fee will be applied.
    • Once 72 hours have passed after purchase, no cancellations or refunds will be allowed.

    Registrations may not be transferred to another person at any time. All refunds will be issued to the original form of payment. Refunds or transfers are not available if testing has occurred or CME is claimed.

    Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Maintenance of Certification (“MOC”) Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, Advanced Privileging and Credentialing has met the requirements as an MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) and/or an MOC Part II Self-Assessment Activity for the following ABMS Member Boards:

    ABMS MOC Part II CME Activity

    Allergy and Immunology
    Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Family Medicine
    Nuclear Medicine
    Preventive Medicine
    Psychiatry & Neurology
    Thoracic Surgery

    ABMS MOC Part II Self-Assessment Activity


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