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Appendix B: Glossary
Pages 97-100

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... . Certification -- "The voluntary process by which a non-governmental entity grants a time-limited recognition and use of a credential to an individual after verifying that he or she has met predetermined and standardized criteria.
From page 98...
... . Other goals of credentialing include advancing the safety of health care delivery; improving the quality, processes, and organizational culture of health care delivery, clarifying and defining the roles of the nurse and other members of the delivery team; providing professional support; shaping future health care delivery practice; and, improving job satisfaction and the recruitment and retention of nurses (Needleman et al., 2014)
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... . Licensure -- "The mandatory process by which a governmental agency grants time-limited permission to an individual to engage in a given occupation after verifying that he/she has met predetermined and standardized criteria and offers title protection for those who meet the criteria" (McHugh et al., 2014, p.

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