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ac·cred·i·ta·tion

 (ə-krĕd′ĭ-tā′shən)
n.
The act of accrediting or the state of being accredited, especially the granting of approval to an institution of learning by an official review board after the school has met specific requirements.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.accreditation - the act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to educational institution that maintains suitable standards)accreditation - the act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to educational institution that maintains suitable standards); "a commission is responsible for the accreditation of medical schools"
certification, enfranchisement - the act of certifying or bestowing a franchise on
Translations

accreditation

[əˌkredɪˈteɪʃən]
A. Nreconocimiento m (oficial) (US) (Scol, Univ) → habilitación f de enseñanza
B. CPD accreditation officer N (US) (Scol) → inspector(a) m/f de enseñanza

accreditation

[əˌkrɛdɪˈteɪʃən] n
[qualification, institution] → habilitation f
[diplomat, journalist, representative] → accréditation faccreditation officer ninspecteur/trice m/f d'académie

ac·cred·i·ta·tion

n. crédito; credencial; capacitación.
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The hospital's operations have been tainted by an upheaval in the county's health department, but Supervisor Frank Schillo said he never doubted that the hospital would receive its accreditation.
NCQA reviews quality improvement, utilization management, credentialing, member's rights and responsibility, preventative health services, and medical records, as part of the accreditation process.
Exhibit 1, page 110, shows a breakdown according to the group's accreditation status or desire to obtain accreditation.
I am confident that our ACCME accreditation will allow us to continue fulfilling their ongoing educational needs.
Accreditation is also a strong marketing point for long term care facilities.
The unified organization's combined research, marketing, and education resources will enable the development of new accreditation services tailored to specific needs.
Collectively known as the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), the organization develops standards and administers the accreditation process.
Accreditation by the commission is generally recognized as a ``seal of approval'' and is sought by hospitals to qualify for reimbursements for Medicare or from other insurers.
Surveys indicate that this new accreditation program will serve more operations than does the current Site Approval.
Accreditation of specialists has been a hotly debated issue among CPAs ever since the AICPA adopted what has become the personal financial specialist (PFS) designation in 1987.
Prior to 2004, the TRs were not generally screened for accreditation before they arrived in Italy.
CALEA began for two purposes: to develop a set of law enforcement standards and to establish and administer a voluntary accreditation process through which law enforcement agencies can demonstrate that they meet those standards.

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