Elsevier Unveils New Pediatric Nursing Orientation eLearning Course

Mosby's pediatric-specific interactive online course receives endorsement from the Society of Pediatric Nurses

Philadelphia, PA, November 3, 2014

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the availability of Mosby's Pediatric Nursing Orientation, a comprehensive and interactive online course designed for use as part of a generalized pediatric nursing orientation program or for continuing education. This course helps nurses provide optimal care for the highly specialized pediatric patient. Mosby's Pediatric Nursing Orientation has been endorsed by the Society of Pediatric Nurses.

"This thorough online course offers an authoritative resource for specialized knowledge and expertise in pediatric nursing," said Shirley Wiggins PhD, RN, President, Society of Pediatric Nurses. "We are proud to endorse Mosby's Pediatric Nursing Orientation as a tool we believe can best prepare professionals for practice in the pediatric realm."

Mosby's Pediatric Nursing Orientation is a comprehensive and interactive online course that prepares nursing professionals to care for the highly specialized pediatric patient population. The course includes 24 online lessons that provide knowledge and skills to care for the patient's physical and developmental needs offered through a patient and family centered approach. In addition, it offers special features including:

  • Practice Pointers – tips to apply knowledge at the bedside
  • Pediatric Pearls – information specific to the pediatric patient
  • Resources, including a glossary and references
  • Preceptor exercises – additional questions and activities to complete during the course

A Knowledge Inventory Tool, sold separately, allows educators and managers to assign specific lessons tailored to meet the needs of each individual learner.

The Society of Pediatric Nurses joins a growing list of respected organizations to support Elsevier eLearning courses. Among them are the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.), American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN), the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN).

"We are pleased that this course has been endorsed by the Society of Pediatric Nurses, an organization that shares our passion for providing the most accurate and timely information to nurses," said Cindy Tryniszewski, RN, MSN, Director, Clinical e-Learning, Elsevier. "Nurses caring for infants and children need specialized training and education, and Mosby's Pediatric Nursing Orientation helps meet that need."

For more information on Mosby's eLearning and Mosby's Suite, including purchasing information, visit www.confidenceconnected.com


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