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How do I become a certified medical sales rep?

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How do I become a certified medical sales rep?

Here is how to become a certified medical sales representative:

  1. Register here to complete your medical sales certifications. All 13 certifications are included.
  2. Complete the modules. Each module takes 60 minutes to complete.
  3. Download your certificates of completion.
  4. Upload your certifications to your LinkedIn profile and add it to your resume. This will attract medical sales recruiters and hiring managers.

Our training certificates are trusted by thousands of hospitals and are accepted by every major vendor credentialing service. The certifications are 100% online and self-paced. You can start and stop at any time to fit within your schedule. No prior clinical knowledge is required.


When should I get certified?

We recommend getting certified prior to applying for a medical sales role. Including the certifications on your resume and LinkedIn will provide you with an edge in the interview process.

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What medical sales certifications should I get?

Here are the medical sales certifications that you will earn:

HIPAA for Business Associates Certification

HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and is a U.S. federal law. This course ​provides a comprehensive look at HIPAA legislation as it applies to a Business Associate. To ensure privacy of protected health information and to avoid potential civil and criminal penalties, it is imperative that Business Associates have a solid understanding of this complex legislation.

Aseptic Techniques Training Certification

Healthcare-associated infections are a cause of great concern and are estimated to affect 2 million people each year. Those who work in the healthcare field should perform their duties in a manner that minimizes the spread of infectious microorganisms. Having a solid understanding and employing the principles of aseptic technique will help reach this goal.

Operating Room Protocols for HCIRs Certification

This course is designed for the Health Care Industry Representative who will function within the perioperative setting. Operating rooms have strict regulations due to patient safety concerns. This course will provide the Health Care Industry Representative with the essential knowledge to properly advocate for patient and workplace safety, as well as maintain the privacy and security of patient’s health information.

Sunshine Act Training Certification

The purpose of this self-study module is to increase your understanding of the Physician Payments Sunshine Act and Open Payments. For those working in the healthcare industry as manufacturers, distributors, and Group Purchasing Organizations, and those working as healthcare providers, it is important to have a solid understanding of how this legislation requires their financial relationship to be disclosed.

Compliance, Ethics, and Fraud for Sales Professionals Certification

This training will help broaden your knowledge of mandatory compliance, ethics, and prevention of fraud and abuse in healthcare. Covers federal laws including False Claim Act, Anti-Kickback Statue, Stark Law and others.

TB Prevention Certification

The purpose of this educational, self-study training module is to broaden your understanding of current protective precautions to prevent tuberculosis (TB) transmission.

Bloodborne Pathogens Training Certification

This IACET accredited online bloodborne pathogens training certification course is designed for anyone working in a setting where they may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens (BBP) or other potentially infections materials, including nurses, physicians, EMTs, dentists, lab workers, tattoo (body) artists, etc. This course will provide you both CDC AND OSHA bloodborne pathogens standards for handling BBP.

AdvaMed and PhRMA Code Certification

Individuals who work for medical technology, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical companies are likely to have interactions with Health Care Professionals. It is important that these interactions are ethically sound and don’t stray from their primary purpose- sharing information in order to improve patient care. This led to the development of the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals and the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. This course will provide an overview of both codes, so that individuals who work in these industries will be aware how to properly carry out their role.

Informed Consent Certification

Informed consent is a fundamental part of health care. It is related to the patient’s right to choose what happens to his/her body and have a say in medical treatment decisions. Those who work in the health care field need to have a solid understanding of what constitutes an informed consent, both legally and ethically.

Radiation Safety Certification

The purpose of this self-study training module is to broaden your knowledge of radiation safety to enable you to identify hazards associated with nuclear facilities in order to take appropriate protective measures.

Fire and Electrical Safety Certification

The purpose of this educational, self-study training module is to ensure your understanding of health care-wide hazards including electrical and fire safety in health care facilities.

National Patient Safety Goals Certification

This course describes the Hospital National Patient Safety Goals. You will learn how these goals can be achieved. You will be able to explain the purpose of the Universal Protocol for Preventing Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure, and Wrong Person Surgery.

FDA Reporting for Safer Medical Products Certification

This 60-minute course broadens your knowledge of mandatory and voluntary medical device reporting as put forth by the Center for Devices and Radiological Health in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. It covers what must be reported, by who, and how to file the reporting.


How do I sign up?

Sign up here for instant access to the course, which includes all 13 certifications.

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