Wolters Kluwer Health Introduces CEConnection with Employer-Provided

Fulfills CE and Professional Development Needs of Hospital-Based Nursing and Allied Health Practitioners

New York, NY (October 10, 2012) – Wolters Kluwer Health introduced today CEConnection for employer-provided continuing education (CE) content from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins  (LWW) supporting nursing and new for allied health professionals. CEConnection.com, an online CE platform offers institutions peer-reviewed, high quality content from LWW journals and products that make it easy to offer and track CE course completion by practitioners. Previously, CEConnection was available for individual and institutional nurses.

“We’re pleased to enhance our CEConnection solution for allied health professionals who need convenient, easy-to-use online CE courses to fulfill their professional development needs,” said Jayne Marks, Vice President Publishing at Wolters Kluwer Health Medical Research. “CEConnection helps institutions recruit, retain, and develop allied health and nursing staff skills by giving them a convenient and affordable way to improve their professional knowledge.”

Key features of the CEConnection.com platform include:

  • Customizable catalog of activities allowing institutions to purchase activities for one or more professions
  • Monthly update of new activities
  • Listings browsable by profession, clinical category, topic and specialty
  • A new CE Planner enabling users to track their personal CE needs and completed activities  accessible both during and post employment
  • Activity assignment and usage tracking for institutional administrators

New for allied health practitioners, CEConnection offers the widest variety of hospital-based CE all in one place including CE for behavioral/psychiatric health professionals—often difficult to find from a single provider. Course material will be updated monthly and is currently offered for the following allied health specialties:

  • Cardiovascular Technician
  • Case Manager
  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Dietician
  • Health Care Quality Professional
  • Pharmacist
  • Speech-language Pathologist

Visit www.CEConnection.com to schedule a demo today.

About Wolters Kluwer Health

Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Serving more than 150 countries and territories worldwide, Wolters Kluwer Health’s customers include professionals, institutions and students in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Ovid®, Medknow, UpToDate®, Medi-Span®, Facts & Comparisons®, Pharmacy OneSource®, Lexicomp® and ProVation® Medical.

Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer had 2011 annual revenues of €3.4 billion ($4.7 billion), employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America.

Contacts:

Robert Dekker
Director of Communications
Wolters Kluwer Health
+1 (215) 521-8928
Robert.Dekker@wolterskluwer.com

Connie Hughes
Director, Marketing Communications
Wolters Kluwer Health Medical Research
+1 (646) 674-6348
Connie.Hughes@wolterskluwer.com

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