NetLearning Releases 2011 Compliance Courseware

New courses provide healthcare workers and hospital administrators consistent online compliance education

Clifton Park, NY March 9, 2011 — NetLearning, part of Cengage Learning and a leading provider of online learning and software for health care workers and hospital administrators, today announced the release of the 2011 Compliance Series of courseware. The continually growing Compliance Series from NetLearning targets hospitals, long-term care, home health care and Spanish-language professionals. The series provides consistent education on compliance and regulatory topics and improves employee understanding and retention of core compliance issues, with the ultimate goal of improving patient safety.

For 2011, the Compliance Courseware Series consists of more than 90 online courses covering important topics in the areas of Infection Control, Emergency Preparedness, Safety & Body Mechanics, Code of Conduct, Patient Safety Goals and Fire HIPAA Privacy & Security and Electrical & Utilities, among others. All course offerings have been fully updated to comply with current accreditation requirements including The Joint Commission, HIPAA, OSHA and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Additionally, NetLearning’s Compliance Courseware has gained the American Society for Training and Development’s e-Learning Courseware Certification and was a finalist for the Best of eLearning Awards.

Each course in the series can be customized by the adopting institution, allowing for individual branding and course selection. NetLearning’s Compliance courses offer extensive visually appealing and engaging learning tools such as video clips, animations, case studies, interactive quizzing and practice games. In addition, the 2011 courses now feature:

  • Minute Mandatories – exclusively from NetLearning, allow experienced staff to complete their required training in as little as six minutes per course.
  • Expanded test question banks – allow NetLearning administrators to provide a more robust and higher quality testing experience.
  • Patient Safety Goals courses – updated to reflect 2011 National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG).
  • Revised IV Therapy courses – content now reflects the latest standards and clinical practices.

“Today’s healthcare environments are inundated with extensive regulations, making it important to keep all employees educated on the cornerstones of patient safety,” said Will Passano, vice president, NetLearning. “NetLearning’s Compliance series provides courseware to ensure that healthcare staffs are educated on important compliance topics. The strong visual features combined with the convenience of online education help to accommodate the learning styles of busy healthcare professionals of all ages.”

For more information on the 2011 Compliance Courseware, or any other products available from NetLearning, please visit www.netlearning.cengage.com or www.cengage.com.

About NetLearning and Cengage Learning

Cengage Learning is a leading provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide. NetLearning, part of Cengage Learning, is an e-learning solutions provider developing products specifically for the health care industry since 1995. The NetLearning product suite allows for the deployment, management, and reporting of training-related activities. For more information about NetLearning, please visit www.netlearning.cengage.com.

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