VIRTUAL CREDENTIALING SPECIALIST (CPCS®) CERTIFICATION PREPARATION COURSE

The NAMSS Credentialing Specialist Certification Preparation Workshop is a 2-4 week* interactive 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 comprehensive workshop provides a high-level overview of the exam topics including credentialing and privileging; primary source verification; compliance with standards; and medical staff services operations reviewed from the perspective of a variety of health care settings including hospitals, managed care organizations, ambulatory care settings and CVOs. 

Participants will work through a series of online modules supplemented with four live sessions facilitated by experienced NAMSS speakers. A key focus of the course is your development of a personalized study plan for post-workshop study and preparation to take the examination. The course includes comprehensive supplementary resources to help you prepare for the exam.  

This course covers the following Tomorrow's MSP® Skillsets: 

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Clinical Competence Evaluation
  • Confidentiality
  • Database Management
  • Flexibility/Adaptability
  • Information Technology
  • Legal
  • Managed Care
  • Medical Staff Bylaws & Policies and Procedures
  • Professional Ethics
  • Risk Management


Note: The Certification Commission of NAMSS (CCN) does not develop, administer, sponsor, endorse, or financially benefit from any type of exam review, preparatory course or published materials related to the content of the certification examinations. The purchase and/or use of any exam preparation material does not guarantee a passing score on the exam

2023 Virtual Course Offerings:

Education Month 2023

  • Instructors: 
    • Faith Rhoades, MMHC, CPMSM, CPCS, FMSP and Kay Brown, CPMSM CPCS
  • Session Dates/Times:
    • Session 1: Tuesday, February 21, 2023 (2:00 - 4:00 pm ET)
    • Session 2: Thursday, February 23, 2023 (2:00 - 4:00 pm ET)
    • Session 3: Tuesday, February 28, 2023 (2:00 - 4:00 pm ET)  
    • Session 4: Thursday, March 2, 2023 (2:00 - 4:00 pm ET) 



May 2023


November 2023


*Live sessions will be recorded and available for viewing, but make-up sessions will not be offered. Registration will be first come, first-served.

2023 Registration Rates

  • NAMSS Members
    • $629
  • Non-Members
    • $719

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to view the Virtual Workshop FAQs page.

CPCS® is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as a service mark of National Association Medical Staff Services. 

Tomorrow's MSP® is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as a service mark of National Association Medical Staff Services.