Housecall Medical Resources Launches Online University for Employees with Care2Learn

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elearning solution for home health company first in nation Housecall Medical Resources Launches Online University for Employees

Housecall Medical Resources, a premiere provider of home health, IV infusion, respiratory therapy, medical equipment, and hospice services, announces a new benefit for all employees http://www.HousecallUniversity.com. The customized Learning Management System was created by Care2Learn.com, a national provider of online training and continuing education for healthcare professionals. Housecall Medical Resources and Care2Learn have developed the online solution with the functionality of educating, training, testing, reporting and tracking training of all 2000 plus employees.

“This is a first time venture for Housecall in automating a blended learning model for our training and orientation program,” says John Heller, CEO of Housecall Medical Resources. “The online university is a great tool for enhancing our education and training efforts at all of our locations as we grow and change in the marketplace. It helps to create efficiencies throughout our education program without over-utilizing limited resources. Our Regional Educators will launch our newly developed orientation program. Then we will continue to offer the classroom or live sessions for additional relevant materials as needed for our staff.”

Housecall also obtained access to Care2Learn’s accredited courses for their nurses located in 5 states. “This is a wonderful benefit for our nursing staff. We have provided for them at no cost the opportunity to obtain contact hours online at http://www.HousecallUniversity.com 24 hours daily, 7 days a week,” says Bill Edwards, VP, Clinical Services for Housecall.

“E-Learning is a tremendous resource for health care professionals”, said Laura More, one of Care2Learn.com’s founders. “The flexibility of the Internet gives the busy healthcare provider an easy, convenient and cost-effective way to stay current and maintain licensure. Being able to control where, when, and how long the training/learning takes place is invaluable.” With Housecall University, Care2Learn now has over 25,000 registered students.

About Housecall Medical Resources

Housecall Medical Resources offers comprehensive health care services within the patient’s home for nursing, IV infusion therapy, respiratory therapy, medical equipment, and hospice services. Headquartered in Knoxville, TN with locations in Florida, Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky and Indiana, it is a growing organization of over 2000 employees. For further information, visit http://www.housecall.com .

About Care2Learn.com

Care2Learn is based in Bradenton, Florida. Founded in 2000 by professionals from the long-term care rehabilitation industry, Care2Learn provides learning management systems and content for healthcare professionals with engaging, affordable, easy-to-use online continuing education. It has accredited over 1400 courses for 16 healthcare disciplines, with more planned this year in 2003. Care2Learn serves healthcare professionals and their employers worldwide. For further information, visit http://www.Care2Learn.com.

Contact: Vikki Dibble                            

678-858-3702

vikki@care2learn.com

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