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Elsevier Introduces Mosby’s Skills+ to Provide Powerful Management of Skills Competency for Nursing Departments and Hospital Systems

September 18, 2013

PHILADELPHIA, September 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Mosby’s Skills+ combines evidence-based content with competency management


Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical
and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of Mosby’s
Skills+ [http://confidenceconnected.com/products/skillsplus/overview ], an online skills
evaluation tool that allows nursing and care professional teams to standardize, measure
and document knowledge and skills. Mosby’s Skills+ combines the power of evidence-based
content in Mosby’s Skills [http://confidenceconnected.com/products/mosbys_skills/overview
] with the flexibility and user-friendly interface of the Elsevier Performance Manager
[http://elsevierperformance.com/solutions/elsevier-performance-manager ]


Mosby’s Skills+ offers the ability to customize content and upload new skills, as well
as provide detailed assessments, automatic assignments for new and existing employees, and
the ability to archive lessons and learning tasks. It also includes 20 free continuing
education (CE) lessons from Mosby’s Essential Nursing CE eLearning course. Developed
within a framework of regulatory and professional practice standards, the continuing
nursing education lessons mirror best practices in healthcare.

“With the exponential growth we are seeing today in patient care diagnostics and
interventions, it’s important that nurses and care team professionals have ready access to
the best evidence-based tools, evaluations, education, and training,” said Cindy
Tryniszewski, RN, MSN, Executive Director, Clinical E-Learning, Elsevier. “With Mosby’s
Skills+, nurses and care team professionals not only have access to over 1,200 skills and
procedures but they also have the ability to assign, assess, and administer evidence-based
learning across the care teams.”

Useful for seasoned nurses as well as onboarding new staff, the Mosby’s Skills+
content is designed to emphasize evidence-based information in an interactive format.

For more info on Mosby’s Skills+, visit


About Elsevier

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
[http://www.thelancet.com ] and Cell [http://www.cell.com ], and close to 20,000 book
titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier’s online
solutions include ScienceDirect [http://www.sciencedirect.com ], Scopus
[http://www.scopus.com ], SciVal [http://info.scival.com ], Reaxys
[http://www.elsevier.com/reaxys ], ClinicalKey [https://www.clinicalkey.com ] and Mosby’s
Suite [http://www.confidenceconnected.com ], which enhance the productivity of science and
health professionals, helping research and health care institutions deliver better
outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ]
employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC
[http://www.reedelsevier.com ], a world leading provider of professional information
solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors, 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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