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Silverchair Learning Systems Launches New and Updated Courses
Sep 03, 2008 (08:09 AM EDT)


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to new federal regulations regarding sanitation and nutrition in senior care organizations, Silverchair Learning Systems, the leading eLearning provider in senior care, has launched a new course and two updated courses as part of its long-term care and assisted living core curricula. The courses launched on August 29, 2008.

Silverchair's new course, , was created to cover the changes to 42 CFR 483.25(i) (F325) Nutrition, which becomes effective September 1, 2008. The course covers the process of identifying and assessing each resident's nutritional status and risk factors, evaluating assessment information, developing and implementing necessary solutions, and monitoring the effectiveness of interventions. It is part of the long-term care core curriculum.

The updated courses, and , cover changes made to 42 CFR 483.35(i) (F371) Sanitary Conditions, which became effective September 1, 2008.

"We have a profound commitment to keeping our clients updated on the latest regulations and helping them stay compliant -- and we know they appreciate the volume of choices they have to maintain that compliance," said Mike Benzian, President of Silverchair Learning Systems.

Silverchair employs a regular schedule for updating and developing courses that delivers the most up-to-date information on policies, regulations, and care giving techniques that are important to senior care. Courses are updated as necessary and each course is thoroughly reviewed every two years. Silverchair customers receive these updated courses free with their eLearning system.

"Senior care regulations are constantly changing, and keeping up with them is challenging for facilities," said Debi Damas, RN, Silverchair Learning Systems' Director of Regulatory Compliance. "Silverchair is dedicated to providing the most recent information -- and the most engaging, useful courses -- for senior care organizations."

Silverchair Learning Systems works with senior care leaders who want to improve the training process in their organizations. Silverchair offers a user-friendly online training solution that improves compliance and eliminates record keeping headaches, while saving time and money. We make online training successful with easy set-up, ease of use, simple tracking, and educationally-rich yet fun courses. Using this system provides peace of mind and confidence. www.silverchairlearning.com

Contact:

CONTACT: Mike Benzian, President, Silverchair Learning Systems, mbenzian@silverchairlearning.com+1-434-296-6333, x223,

Web site: http://www.silverchairlearning.com/