Swisslog Launches Online Continuing Education Program for Nurses as Part of Patient Safety Awareness Week

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Medication Safety is first in a series of free online learning opportunities.

Our goal with this new continuing education program is to provide nurses an opportunity to expand their professional knowledge and expertise.

Swisslog, a leading provider of automated materials transport and medication management solutions for hospitals, today announced the development and launch of an online continuing education program in conjunction with Patient Safety Awareness Week, which runs from today through March 10. The program will offer a series of educational sessions focused on various aspects of patient safety.

Swisslog partnered with Pfiedler Enterprises to sponsor a series of patient safety-focused educational programs beginning with the launch of Medication Safety: An Online Continuing Education Activity. The online program is free to nurses and accessible via Swisslog’s MedRover Facebook page.

“We are committed to supporting patient safety by providing tools to healthcare professionals who are entrusted with the care of patients,” said Swisslog Product Manager Vicki Faas, MSN, RN. “Our goal with this new continuing education program is to provide nurses an opportunity to expand their professional knowledge and expertise.”

Swisslog Healthcare Solutions is the leading supplier of logistics automation solutions for healthcare facilities. Swisslog has installed automated materials transport and medication management systems in more than 3,000 hospitals around the world, including more than 2,000 in North America. Swisslog offers total systems design, manufacturing, installation and customer support providing a complete supply chain management approach to the logistics challenges of hospitals. The North American division of Swisslog Healthcare Solutions is based in Denver, CO.

About Pfiedler Enterprises
Pfiedler Enterprises develops and implements continuing medical, nursing and adult education across the world. It is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and is an approved provider by the California Board of Nursing and International Association for Continuing Education & Training (IACET).

About Swisslog
Swisslog is a global provider of integrated logistics solutions for warehouses, distribution centers and hospitals. Its comprehensive services portfolio ranges from building complex warehouses and distribution centers to implementing Swisslog's own software to intra-company logistics solutions for hospitals.

Swisslog’s solutions optimize customers’ production, logistics and distribution processes in order to increase flexibility, responsiveness and quality of service while minimizing logistics costs. With years of experience in the development and implementation of integrated logistics solutions, Swisslog provides the expertise that customers in more than 50 countries rely on.

Headquartered in Buchs/Aarau, Switzerland, Swisslog currently employs over 2,000 staff in about 20 countries worldwide. The group’s parent company, Swisslog Holding AG, is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (security number: 1232462, Telekurs: SLOG, Reuters: SLOG.S). For more information, visit http://www.swisslog.com.

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