|[February 18, 2013]
Scrubs Magazine Launches New Nursing Continuing Education Program on CoursePark.com®
ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland --(Business Wire)--
Bluedrop Performance Learning (TSX-V: BPL) announced today that Scrubs
magazine has partnered with CoursePark.com to host and
deliver their new continuing education program for nurses. Scrubs
is the leading lifestyle brand for nurses in the U.S. Scrubs
magazine has a readership of more than 2 million, and scrubsmag.com
receives more than 390,000 visits each month. Nurses can join the Scrubs
Learning Network for free at http://scrubsmag.com/ce.
The Scrubs Learning Network, hosted on CoursePark.com, provides nurses
with the accredited nursing continuing education courses they require to
meet their annual licensing requirements. The network contains more than
200 hours of continuing education courses that are recognized in all
states, offering nurses a cost-effective approach to increasing their
professional competence. (Nurses can purchase an annual, unlimited CE
subscription for $44.95.)
The Scrubs Learning Network also provides users with a lifelong learning
portfolio tool for certificate management, the ability to rate and
comment on courses, and discussion boards for peer-to-peer
collaboration. Members of the Scrubs Learning Network also have access
to scrubsmag.com, where they can comment on articles and enter giveaways.
"We are pleased to partner with Scrubs to build their online
learning network and deliver more value for their millions of readers,"
said Emad Rizkalla, founder and CEO of Bluedrop Performance Learning.
"Through their learning network, Scrubs will ensure that nurses
have access to the latest medical industry news and skills training.
This collaboration will enable their subscribers to keep current and
connected," Rizkalla added.
"Our learning network is one of the ways we are bringing technology and
informaion together to improve the professional and personal lives of
nurses," said Mike Singer, Strategic Partners CEO and publisher of Scrubs
magazine. "We believe in the important work that nurses do and, in
addition to providing style and comfort through Cherokee and Dickies
scrubs, we provide content and community with a nurse's needs and
interests at heart. Not only does the new Scrubs Learning Network
deliver valuable accredited continuing education courses for nurses, but
it also serves as an environment where members can share, connect and
learn from each other," Singer added.
Courses available on the Scrubs Learning Network cover a wide range of
categories, including leadership, regulatory issues and critical care
Bluedrop Performance Learning (TSX-V: BPL) is an innovator in workplace
training for individuals, corporations, military personnel and the
public sector. Launched in 2004, with more than 100 employees in six
offices across Canada, Bluedrop is transforming the workplace by
designing, developing and delivering affordable training content that
improves individual and overall performance of organizations.
CoursePark.com is Bluedrop's cloud-based training delivery platform and
contains more than 5,000 third-party online courses from the world's
leading publishers and subject matter experts. Launched in 2011, the
CoursePark platform is growing quickly, with registered users in more
than 100 countries. For more information, visit www.bluedrop.com.
About Scrubs Magazine
Scrubs magazine and scrubsmag.com are part of The Scrubs
Media Group, the leading lifestyle media brand for nurses. Scrubs
magazine has a total readership of 2,587,500; scrubsmag.com has more
than 390,000 visits each month; and the Scrubs Facebook (News - Alert) community
has more than 110,000 fans. The Scrubs Media Group is a division of
Strategic Partners, Inc. Scrubs Magazine and scrubsmag.com are
produced for Strategic Partners, Inc. by Mind Over Media, LLC.
Strategic Partners, Inc.
Strategic Partners, Inc. (strategicpartners.net)
is a recognized national leader in the design and manufacturing of
medical, school and footwear uniform categories. Along with Scrubs,
the company supports nurses and other healthcare professionals through
the Cherokee Inspired Comfort Award, a national awards program (inspiredcomfort.com);
scholarships for students enrolled in nursing schools; an inspirational
film for nurses, A Nurse I Am (anurseiam.com);
a groundbreaking series of children's books, Hospital Critterz,
to educate and appeal to hospitalized children and their parents; and
its support of the DAISY Foundation, which serves the nursing profession
through recognition and retention programs for nurses and grants for
nursing research. The corporation's home office is in Chatsworth,
Mind Over Media
Mind Over Media, LLC (mindovermedia.net)
is a full-service content development, marketing and communications
company with brand publishing expertise. The company's headquarters are
in Santa Monica, California.
Bluedrop Performance Learning
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