Elsevier Announces Collaboration with Association of Rehabilitation Nurses to Expand Clinical Skills Collection

Elsevier to add rehabilitation skills to existing Clinical Skills offering to benefit larger group of health professionals

Philadelphia, PA, May 17, 2016

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, today announced that it will collaborate with the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) in co-developing a collection of rehabilitation nursing skills for Elsevier Clinical Skills. Elsevier Clinical Skills offers over 1,300 skills that combine evidence-based content with robust competency management and empower clinicians to deliver high-quality patient care with confidence.

“ARN’s mission focuses on the promotion and advancement of professional rehabilitation nursing practice through education that will ultimately enhance the quality of life for those affected by disability and chronic illness. Our members often state that rehabilitation nursing is not just a setting but rather a philosophy of care that, when practiced throughout the continuum of care, can improve patient outcomes,” said ARN President Cheryl A. Lehman, PhD, RN, CRRN, CNS-BC, RN-BC. “The development of these skills is an important step in sharing the standards and practices in a variety of acute and post-acute settings.”

With the Rehabilitation Skills collection, clinicians will improve the quality of life for those affected by disability and chronic illness by administering standardized, evidence-based care, according to Barbara Cullen, Vice President of Strategy and Product Development, Elsevier Clinical Solutions.

“Elsevier is thrilled to collaborate with the ARN in the development of these rehabilitation skills,” Cullen said. “ARN’s unique expertise in professional rehabilitation nursing will only enhance our existing skills collection and provide opportunity for more health professionals to benefit from Clinical Skills.”

For additional information on Elsevier Clinical Skills, visit www.confidenceconnected.com/products/elsevier-clinical-skills.


About Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN)
ARN is a professional healthcare association dedicated to promoting and advancing professional rehabilitation nursing practice through education, advocacy, collaboration, and research to enhance the quality of life for those affected by disability and chronic illness. For more information about ARN, please visit www.rehabnurse.org or call +1 800 229 7530.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps scientists and clinicians to find new answers, reshape human knowledge, and tackle the most urgent human crises. For 140 years, we have partnered with the research world to curate and verify scientific knowledge. Today, we’re committed to bringing that rigor to a new generation of platforms. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, 39,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. www.elsevier.com

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