BEIJING, January 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that its first bilingual platform of international nursing skill training and management, NursingChina, is now available online.
NursingChina is the first bilingual, nursing online reference product available in China, featuring skills within specialties such as Critical Care Nursing, Emergency Nursing, Pediatric Acute and Critical Care, Maternal / Newborn, Mental Health, Neonatal, Perioperative, Oncology and more. Building from Mosby Nursing Skills, NursingChina offers Chinese nurses, nursing students and educators Mobsy Nursing Skills' convenient online access to evidence-based nursing skills and procedures.
NursingChina's content has been translated to Chinese from Mosby Nursing Skills, an authoritative nursing resource with insights from leading nursing societies, including American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN), Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), and American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.), and is continuously updated to reflect the latest in evidence-based practice.
"I am very glad that one of the most authoritative nursing resources in the world, Mosby's Nursing Skills, is available in Chinese now. This bilingual version provides Chinese nurses and students resources and tools for them to systematically study the latest evidence-based nursing skills, and brings international best practices in nursing to China," Guifang Guo, President of Nursing School, Beijing University, said of the online reference product.
NursingChina presents nursing skills in multiple formats such as quick sheets, video/animations, images and extended texts to help students understand core nursing facts and procedures more easily. Online competency tests and checklists allow students to test their skills, meanwhile for nurse educators a convenient management training system is provided to facilitate their planning, monitoring and evaluation training, is also available.
The launch of NursingChina follows the 12th five-year plan of the China Government's Health Development Planning Framework and the China Nursing Development Planning Framework (2011-2015). NursingChina plays an active role in the standardization of nurse training in China. It enhances the capacity of nursing services and improves nursing technical skills across the country, through 24/7 access to one of the top international nursing skills online resources for more than 2 million Chinese practicing nurses and students.
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier online solutions include SciVerse ScienceDirect, SciVerse Scopus, Reaxys, MD Consult and Nursing Consult, which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and the SciVal suite and MEDai, Pinpoint Review, which help research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.
A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world-leading publisher and information provider, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).
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