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

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

  PR Newswire

  PHILADELPHIA, September 18, 2013

PHILADELPHIA, September 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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

Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services, today announced the launch of Mosby's
Skills+ , 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
with the flexibility and user-friendly interface ofthe 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
http://confidenceconnected.com/products/skillsplus/overview/ .

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 and Cell , and close to 20,000 book titles, including
major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions
include ScienceDirect , Scopus , SciVal , Reaxys , ClinicalKey and Mosby's
Suite , 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 employs 7,000 people
worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC , 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).

Media contact Christopher Capot Director, Corporate Relations Elsevier +1 -
212 - 633 - 3164 c.capot@elsevier.com