(PRWEB) May 9, 2004
MarylandÂs long term care professionals are now able to access online continuing education through a partnership between the Health Facilities Association of Maryland and Care2Learn.com.
Members can log in from a link at HFAMÂs website, http://www.hfam.org; enter a simple access code for a discount on courses for themselves, their staff, or colleagues. 1400 hours of courses are available for 15 different healthcare disciplines including Nursing Home Administrator, Nursing, Registered Dietitian, Physical Therapy, Speech/Language Pathology, and Occupational Therapy.
ÂThis will be a valuable resource for our members,Â said Adele Wilzack, HFAMÂs President. ÂWe know that Internet-based continuing education is filling a need for long term care administrators and other professionals. We are an information and education source to our members, vendors and consultantsÂ.
ÂOur courses are geared toward the post acute care market,Â Laura More, Partner, Care2Learn, explained. ÂWe offer federally mandated courses, leadership training, clinical updates, and skills training for professionals working in skilled nursing facilities, home health, and rehab companies. We are delighted to be working with HFAM.Â
HFAM is the Health Association Facilities Association of Maryland. A voluntary, non-profit trade association, HFAM was chartered in 1948 and is Maryland's leading long-term care association, directly representing over 150 licensed nursing homes in Maryland. HFAM collectively serves its members through communication and cooperation with state, county and local governmental agencies. HFAM is an information and education source to its members, vendors and consultants to the long-term care industry, the public, the media, and the government. Through its publications, services and seminars, HFAM performs a vital function in keeping its members informed about laws and regulations affecting the long-term health care community.
The Mission of HFAM is to lead and support, with integrity, the community of professionals who create exceptional quality of life and care to those who are served by a full spectrum of providers. HFAM will accomplish this through excellence in public policy, education and resource support.
Care2Learn.com is the website of Tampa, FL-based online HealthNow. Founded in 2000 by clinical executives from the long-term care rehabilitation industry, Care2Learn provides healthcare professionals with engaging, affordable, easy-to-use online continuing education at their public website and in proving customized online e-learning solutions for corporations. It has accredited continuing education for 15 healthcare disciplines. Care2Learn also serves healthcare professionals worldwide. Through its services, U.S. armed forces healthcare personnel maintain their licensure from Germany, France, and other foreign locations. For more information, visit http://www.care2learn.com.