"We strongly believe the future of healthcare lies in the professional development of the nursing workforce," David Knight, Chief Operating Officer at The College Network
Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 23, 2013
OnSomble recently signed an agreement with The College Network® (TCN) in Indianapolis, IN, to allow TCN to sell OnSomble’s professional role assessment and educational components as part of its digital product offerings. “The goal of our partnership with The College Network is to impact the practice of healthcare professionals throughout the world by introducing them to the concept of professional role and its best practices,” explains Enderson Miranda, vice president of business development for OnSomble.
Since 1992, The College Network has provided accessible educational programs for individuals entirely through distance learning. TCN’s core competency is in providing pathways for working adults to advance their education and professional designations. A primary focus of The College Network has been educating the nursing workforce.
The College Network has promoted its core product and service offerings to nurses by developing relationships at hospitals and nursing schools around the country. Until its partnership with OnSomble was signed, agreements with healthcare organizations and schools were focused around degree completion options and continuing education for nurses. “Our programs include those that help licensed practical nurses and licensed vocational nurses earn associate and bachelor’s degrees in nursing which allow them to sit for RN licensure,” explains David Knight, chief operating officer at TCN.
Now, The College Network will be offering OnSomble’s OnRole and OnRole Advanced product suite that:
1. Enhances the professional development of nurses by assessing their professional role orientation and competency
2. Reveals development strengths and opportunities
3. Translates those strengths and opportunities into specific targets for enhanced patient care
4. Provides education on professional role via a digital learning community.
“Our alliance with OnSomble brings increased value to our partner organizations because we will now be able to provide training to transform their entire practice culture. We are thrilled with this partnership and the opportunity to offer OnSomble’s outstanding suite of product offerings to our partner hospitals and healthcare organizations. OnSomble’s assessment and training programs are a natural complement to the degree and continuing education programs we currently offer. We strongly believe the future of healthcare lies in the professional development of the nursing workforce, and we are delighted to help hospitals and healthcare organizations utilize OnSomble to meet their organizational needs,” concludes Knight.
OnSomble is equally excited to partner with The College Network according to Shawn Mathis, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors, who observes “The College Network is a pioneer in making education accessible and affordable for working nurses. Their commitment to quality, learning, innovation, excellence, integrity and service is apparent in all of their activities. OnSomble is proud to have TCN representing its products in the marketplace.”
Since 1992, The College Network, Inc. has provided educational solutions that allow individuals to advance their education and training with college degrees and professional certificates from highly acclaimed universities. As one of the nation’s leading educational services companies and a partner with some of the nation’s foremost institutions of higher learning, The College Network has allowed hundreds of thousands of adults to continue their education without interruption to their professional lives.
OnSomble is an online nurse community and role-based professional development company. The company’s various platforms allow nurses the opportunity to network, engage in dialogue, and grow in their personal and professional lives through its exclusive community portal and meet the professional development needs of nurses and global healthcare organizations through its role-based assessment and development software, OnRole. OnSomble has offices in Nashville, TN and San Francisco, CA.