SonoSim to Expand Ultrasound Education into North American Nursing Market with Elsevier

Friday, May 19, 2017 Nursing Profession News
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Breakthrough ultrasound education solution to expand into nursing programs

PHILADELPHIA, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

SonoSim, Inc., a leading global provider of ultrasound education

and training, and Elsevier, the information analytics company specializing in science and health, announced an agreement to expand ultrasound education into nursing programs in North America. This agreement aims to accelerate the adoption of bedside ultrasound and empower nurses to make faster, better decisions and avoid errors at the point of care through access to the most complete and trusted evidence-based ultrasound content.

"SonoSim provides the most comprehensive ultrasound educational content to effectively teach nurses to evaluate many commonly encountered conditions in a non-invasive way. We are dedicated to helping save lives, reduce costs, and improve patient outcomes through the use of ultrasound," states Dan Katz, MD, Vice President of SonoSim. "Our agreement with Elsevier allows SonoSim to fulfill this core mission."

The SonoSim Ultrasound Full Library - powered by Elsevier will include 58 SonoSimŪ lessons, with topics including Anatomy & Physiology, Core Clinical, Advanced Clinical and Ultrasound-Guided Procedures.

"Clinical Solutions at Elsevier is focused on helping our customers improve clinical outcomes. Our agreement with SonoSim allows us to provide nurses with a comprehensive suite of ultrasound education that will lead to providing better patient care," said Cindy Tryniszewski, MSN, RN, FAEN, Vice President for Clinical Content, Clinical Solutions, Elsevier. "SonoSim's peer-reviewed, expansive didactic content allows clinicians to build their ultrasound acumen."

About SonoSim, Inc.

SonoSim is dedicated to improving and transforming medical care by serving as a global leader in ultrasound education and training. With its staff of leading ultrasound educators, instructional designers, content editors, scientists, and software developers, SonoSim has created the easiest, most effective, and most convenient way to learn ultrasound: The SonoSimŪ Ultrasound Training Solution. Visit the SonoSim website for additional information.

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a global information analytics company that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles, and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries.

Media Contacts Christopher Capot Global Communications, Elsevier +31-20-485-2142 Heidi Wienckowski VP Marketing, SonoSim

SOURCE Elsevier

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