SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Apr. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TheAcademy.com, provider of the web based Athena Learning Management System and the American Society for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) announce the release of A.S.P.E.N.’s new online Self Assessment program for nutrition support therapy. The Self-Assessment online modules are designed to support multi-disciplinary health care professionals seeking to assess their knowledge of nutrition support therapy both in clinical practice and research settings.

The program provides continuing education credits; and assists participants in preparing for nutrition support certification exams. The Self-Assessment program is available for both A.S.P.E.N. members and non members and can be accessed from A.S.P.E.N.’s website at www.nutritioncare.org.

By providing online training and assessment programs, doctors, nurses, dietitians, scientists and pharmacist benefit from the convenience of accessing the information anytime and anywhere they have internet access. “This efficiency is a win-win for everyone. We are thrilled with the feedback we’ve received from our participants,” said Debra Ben Avram, Associate Executive Director from A.S.P.E.N. Online training and assessment programs lower training costs, provide consistent courseware delivery and best of all, result in improved learning and retention rates.

A.S.P.E.N. is a professional organization whose members are involved in the provision of clinical nutrition therapies, including parenteral and enteral nutrition. Its nearly 6,000 members are physicians, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, scientists and other allied health professionals.

A.S.P.E.N. is accredited to provide continuing medical education programs by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education and the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

For more information about this program and other services and initiatives from A.S.P.E.N. please contact Janis Goldman, Director of Marketing – email Janisg@aspen.nutr.org.

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, 8630 Fenton Street Suite 412, Silver Spring MD 20910 T 301 920 9132 F 301 587 2365 www.nutritioncare.org.

TheAcademy.com is the provider of the Athena Learning Management System.

This web based system hosts and manages online training programs for trade associations, corporations, franchise systems, and other organizations. The Athena LMS consolidates blended learning environments on a scalable, low cost web-based platform. Personnel requirements and overhead costs are greatly reduced by contracting technical development, implementation and operational elements to experienced LMS specialists from TheAcademy.com. Clients also have the option to design and develop their own online courses while managing all aspects of training operations in an integrated central platform.

For more information about products and services from TheAcademy.com, please contact Dan Adams, Director of Marketing – email dadams@theacademy.com

TheAcademy.com – Learning Management on a Global Scale, 10223 McAllister, Suite 206, San Antonio, Texas 78216, T 210 530 2700, F 210 530 2703 www.theacademy.com.

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