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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

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Division of Medical Quality Assurance

Credentialing means having provided documentation that identifies personnel and authenticates and verifies the qualifications of such personnel by ensuring a common level of training, experience, physical and medical fitness, and capability appropriate for the position. Furthermore, credentialing provides the authority for the personnel to be within an area of operations. (2003, Homeland Security Presidential Directive #5). Florida's credentialing framework is diagramed below as a toolbox with each drawer housing a set of tools for credentialing the disaster workforce.