Category Archives: Certification

Clarifying Misconceptions Between Certificate and Credentialing Programs

By Jim Magruder, MPA, Executive Director, Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) and Senior Account Executive, Association Management Group (AMG)

Jim Magruder, MPA

As Executive Director of a credentialing organization in the healthcare sector, I have witnessed a frustratingly persistent misconception among credential holders, their employers and the clients or customers they serve, regarding the distinction between a “certificate” and “credential” program.  Although the syntax is similar between these two terms, their meanings are distinctly different from one another in the world of credentialing.  » Read More

Getting Certificants Recertified – A Credentialing Case Study

by Jim Magruder, AMG Senior Account Executive and BRPT Executive Director

Jim Magruder

The Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) is an independent, nonprofit certification board that cultivates the highest professional and ethical standards for clinical sleep health and polysomnographic technologists by providing the leading domestic and internationally recognized credentials in sleep technology – the Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) and the Certification in Clinical Sleep Health (CCSH).  » Read More