As a health care leader, you will ultimately work with and manage different types of health care professionals with diverse educational backgrounds. In addition to an assortment of college degrees, you will encounter various forms of licensing, credentialing, certifications, and privileging. They are used by regulatory agencies and private entities to certify that a practitioner has the required training, knowledge, and experience to perform as a competent professional in that field.
Compare and contrast the differences between licensing, credentialing, certification, and privileging. Provide an example of each.