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COURSE: IS-701.A - NIMS Multiagency Coordination Systems
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Personnel completing credentialing paperworkThe credentialing process involves an objective evaluation and documentation of an individual's:

  • Current certification, license, or degree,
  • Training and experience, and
  • Competence or proficiency.

Credentialing personnel ensures that they meet nationally accepted standards and are able to perform specific tasks under specific conditions. Credentialing is separate from badging, which takes place at the incident site in order to control access.

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