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Certification MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Certification
Tree Number(s)
N03.706.110.120
N05.700.200.190
Unique ID
D002568
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002568
Annotation
by the profession; certification by various boards can go here but consider also LICENSURE; coordinate IM with specialty or discipline (IM); specify geographic term if pertinent; ELIGIBILITY CERTIFICATION see ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATION is also available
Scope Note
Compliance with a set of standards defined by non-governmental organizations. Certification is applied for by individuals on a voluntary basis and represents a professional status when achieved, e.g., certification for a medical specialty.
Entry Term(s)
Certification Level
Previous Indexing
Accreditation (1966-1967)
See Also
Accreditation
Licensure
Specialty Boards
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Certification Preferred
Certification Level Related
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