Navigation Links
NetLearning to Offer American Heart Association e-Learning Courses
Date:2/24/2009

New online option for CPR training available to healthcare professionals

DALLAS and CLIFTON PARK, N.Y., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- NetLearning, a leading provider of e-Learning solutions for healthcare training and part of Cengage Learning, today announced it will offer a portion of initial or renewal certification for the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support (BLS) online via NetLearning's Learning Management Systems.

The course, BLS for Healthcare Providers Part 1, delivers the cognitive learning portion of the association's certification training through web-based, self paced modules, now directly available to over 500 healthcare organizations and more than one million learners nationwide currently using a NetLearning LMS.

With the online component completed at the learner's convenience, Authorized American Heart Association Training Centers with a NetLearning LMS will now be able to increase and improve the variety and quality of their BLS training initiatives for healthcare professionals via a blended learning solution.

"Blended learning has evolved as a truly integrated approach to increase comprehension and optimize learner retention via a program of multiple interactive media types and traditional instructor-led training," said Cathy Esperti, Vice President, NetLearning. "In fact, studies have shown that a blended approach to BLS and CPR training results in better outcomes. The American Heart Association's requirement for learners to complete hands-on skills components in order for learners to receive their healthcare provider course completion card creates a unique need in professional healthcare training that NetLearning is very excited to support."

NetLearning's Learning Management Systems drive blended professional training workflows that free up both instructors and learners, increasing time on the floor and improving the quality of patient care. Hospitals will use this solution to:

  • Automate renewal assignments and reminders to ensure staff competence and preparedness
  • Assign both the BLS HCP Online Part 1 and the in-person skills assessment at the same time
  • Track attendance at the instructor-led skills assessment with automated data collection tools like barcode and magnetic stripe badge scanners
  • Record completions of the online course and in-person skills assessment on user transcripts

The American Heart Association provided the first CPR guidelines in 1966 and updates them every five years. Their courses have trained millions of people and created a national network prepared for Basic Life Support emergencies. Through NetLearning, the association will bring this vital training to a wider base of healthcare professionals, helping to save more lives in the 21st century.

For more information on NetLearning's products, services, and expansive courseware catalog, call 1-888-795-1603 or visit www.NetLearning.Cengage.com.

About NetLearning and Cengage Learning

Cengage Learning delivers highly customized learning solutions for colleges, universities, professors, students, libraries, government agencies, corporations, and professionals around the world. 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.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Cengage Learning
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. NetLearning Releases Learning Administrator 7.1 for Online Professional Healthcare Training
2. Physicians Wellness Network Offers Online Laboratory Testing Services On Google Health
3. Level 2 Life Coaching Offers National Life-Changing Services via Individualized Phone and On-line Coaching
4. FamilyLife Offers Economic Relief and Hope for Baltimore Marriages by Inviting Recently Unemployed Couples to Attend Marriage Conference for Free
5. Tri-Life Health Offers NTR Addiction Recovery Center in Fort Collins, CO
6. High Achieving Los Angeles Charter School to Hold Health Fair Offering Free Medical Screening, Treatment and Information to Students and Their Families
7. Cleveland Clinic Offering Free Online Videos to Encourage Health and Wellness
8. BLIS™ Announces Alliance with Surgical Review Corporation to Offer Surgical Complication Insurance Coverage for Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence Designees
9. Mutant rats offer clues to medical mystery
10. Prescription Drug Information Site Offers Free Medical Marketing Opportunity to Healthcare Professionals
11. Atlanta Dental Spa in Alpharetta, GA Offering CAD / CAM Dentistry
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... ... The results from the American Cancer Society’s newest report on ... patients: incidents of cancer is down as is the likelihood of prostate cancer patients ... dropped from its peak of 215.1 in 1991 to 161.2 in 2014 (per 100K ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... American Family Care (AFC) has opened a new 4,000+ ... for residents in the area. The Bedford clinic will be the nineteenth location opened ... by Dave Adams and Dr. Kristina Orio. Adams and Orio also independently own and ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... January 24, 2017 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently gave a ... premenstrual syndrome, or PMS . , Most women of child-bearing age will experience ... constipation, irritability, headaches, fatigue, and other discomfort. For some women, the effects ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... January 24, 2017 , ... “Who Would Have Dreamed: A Novel of Miracles”: a beautiful ... tried to understand its purpose in her life. “Who Would Have Dreamed: A Novel of ... and a love of writing. , Sharon shares that she started her spiritual ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... “The Octagon of Spiritual Balances”: a guide for ... the creation of published author, Pastor Bernard J. Weathers, pastor of Word of Faith ... in religious education and a master degree in theology. , ““The Octagon of Spiritual ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/24/2017)... 2017 The global  mammography market ... billion by 2025, according to a new report by ... attributed to the rising initiatives by various governments and ... calcifications in breast tissue. Some significant organizations such as ... Organization are promoting the early diagnosis of mammary gland ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... -- For today, Stock-Callers.com scans the following Biotechnology ... Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ALDR ), BioDelivery Sciences International ... EGLT ). These equities are part of the ... rd , 2017, with the NYSE Health Care Index dropping ... S&P 500 also were down 0.3% as a group. These ...
(Date:1/24/2017)... -- Laboratory Markets Limited has completed a comprehensive market ... both clinical and research laboratory settings. This study, which ... $6.8 billion and growing to $9.2 billion (CAGR of ... of mass spectrometry across more than 5,200 clinical and ... in the use of mass spectrometry in terms of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: