Online Courses

NAMSS is proud to offer cutting-edge, online educational seminars that will enhance your knowledge in a wide variety of topics relating to the fields of medical staff services, credentialing, and privileging. The courses currently available offer a wealth of information reflecting the broad array of responsibilities and competencies for professionals committed to the delivery of quality health care. Please note: Online courses are designed as entirely virtual modules. While they may include additional resources that you can print out, the course material is not printable.

Please click the titles below for more specific information on each course:

Credentialing Specialist (CPCS) Online Certification Preparation Course
The NAMSS Credentialing Specialist Online Certification Preparation Course is an Internet-based  program designed to help you assess your knowledge of the CPCS exam content and identify areas in which additional study is necessary before you take the exam. *This course includes access to the NAMSS Comparison Grid of Accreditation Standards.

Medical Services Management (CPMSM) Online Certification Preparation Course
The NAMSS Medical Services Management Online Certification Preparation Course is an Internet-based  program designed to help you assess your knowledge of the CPMSM exam content and identify areas in which additional study is necessary before you take the exam. *This course includes access to the NAMSS Comparison Grid of Accreditation Standards.

Credentialing 100
A precursor to Credentialing 101, this course is designed for MSPs new to the field of credentialing. Typically, new MSPs learn their jobs on the fly, but in an era of new technologies, complex legal issues, updated processes, and multiple key players, the profession, regardless of someone’s stage in their professional lifecycle, has become much more complex. This interactive course addresses the basic aspects of credentialing and explains why they are important, helping those new to the profession understand the value of their role and its impact on their medical setting.

MSP Roles & Responsibilities
The healthcare environment has become increasingly diverse and complex with new technologies and an increasing variety of legal requirements. Designed for medical services professionals (MSP) who are new to the profession, this on-demand online course explores how the MSP role has evolved in recent years. Participants will examine their responsibilities from numerous points of view in medical settings, pinpointing the challenges, opportunities, and key issues involved in the job.

Leadership Certificate Program – Online Modules
The NAMSS Leadership Certificate Program Online Modules are a series of internet-based courses designed for MSPs dedicated to the field to expand on their experiences and gain the skills, confidence, and industry understanding to be stronger leaders within the industry and their facilities. Online modules focus on a variety of topics, including leadership, project management, compliance, human resources, finance, and negotiations. This program offers a total of 10 CE credits.

Virtual Executive Roundtable
The NAMSS Virtual Executive Roundtable is a NEW program designed for seasoned MSPs with 15+ years of experience to learn ancillary skills that go beyond their current roles, to get a deeper understanding of issues that affect them as MSPs, either presently or in the future. This program provides an up-close and personal connection with a small group of NAMSS colleagues and well-known industry experts.

The program format includes a series of live webinars led by industry experts coupled with facilitated online discussions led by a NAMSS Subject Matter Expert. Course work will also include reading assignments and community discussions. This program offers a total of 14 CE credits.