Scrubs Magazine Launches New Nursing Continuing Education Program on CoursePark.com®

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland--()--Bluedrop Performance Learning (TSX-V: BPL) announced today that Scrubs magazine has partnered with CoursePark.com to host and deliver their new continuing education program for nurses. Scrubs is the leading lifestyle brand for nurses in the U.S. Scrubs magazine has a readership of more than 2 million, and scrubsmag.com receives more than 390,000 visits each month. Nurses can join the Scrubs Learning Network for free at http://scrubsmag.com/ce.

“We are pleased to partner with Scrubs to build their online learning network and deliver more value for their millions of readers”

The Scrubs Learning Network, hosted on CoursePark.com, provides nurses with the accredited nursing continuing education courses they require to meet their annual licensing requirements. The network contains more than 200 hours of continuing education courses that are recognized in all states, offering nurses a cost-effective approach to increasing their professional competence. (Nurses can purchase an annual, unlimited CE subscription for $44.95.)

The Scrubs Learning Network also provides users with a lifelong learning portfolio tool for certificate management, the ability to rate and comment on courses, and discussion boards for peer-to-peer collaboration. Members of the Scrubs Learning Network also have access to scrubsmag.com, where they can comment on articles and enter giveaways.

“We are pleased to partner with Scrubs to build their online learning network and deliver more value for their millions of readers,” said Emad Rizkalla, founder and CEO of Bluedrop Performance Learning. “Through their learning network, Scrubs will ensure that nurses have access to the latest medical industry news and skills training. This collaboration will enable their subscribers to keep current and connected,” Rizkalla added.

“Our learning network is one of the ways we are bringing technology and information together to improve the professional and personal lives of nurses,” said Mike Singer, Strategic Partners CEO and publisher of Scrubs magazine. “We believe in the important work that nurses do and, in addition to providing style and comfort through Cherokee and Dickies scrubs, we provide content and community with a nurse’s needs and interests at heart. Not only does the new Scrubs Learning Network deliver valuable accredited continuing education courses for nurses, but it also serves as an environment where members can share, connect and learn from each other,” Singer added.

Courses available on the Scrubs Learning Network cover a wide range of categories, including leadership, regulatory issues and critical care for patients.

About Bluedrop

Bluedrop Performance Learning (TSX-V: BPL) is an innovator in workplace training for individuals, corporations, military personnel and the public sector. Launched in 2004, with more than 100 employees in six offices across Canada, Bluedrop is transforming the workplace by designing, developing and delivering affordable training content that improves individual and overall performance of organizations.

CoursePark.com is Bluedrop’s cloud-based training delivery platform and contains more than 5,000 third-party online courses from the world’s leading publishers and subject matter experts. Launched in 2011, the CoursePark platform is growing quickly, with registered users in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit www.bluedrop.com.

About Scrubs Magazine

Scrubs magazine and scrubsmag.com are part of The Scrubs Media Group, the leading lifestyle media brand for nurses. Scrubs magazine has a total readership of 2,587,500; scrubsmag.com has more than 390,000 visits each month; and the Scrubs Facebook community has more than 110,000 fans. The Scrubs Media Group is a division of Strategic Partners, Inc. Scrubs Magazine and scrubsmag.com are produced for Strategic Partners, Inc. by Mind Over Media, LLC.

Strategic Partners, Inc.

Strategic Partners, Inc. (strategicpartners.net) is a recognized national leader in the design and manufacturing of medical, school and footwear uniform categories. Along with Scrubs, the company supports nurses and other healthcare professionals through the Cherokee Inspired Comfort Award, a national awards program (inspiredcomfort.com); scholarships for students enrolled in nursing schools; an inspirational film for nurses, A Nurse I Am (anurseiam.com); a groundbreaking series of children’s books, Hospital Critterz, to educate and appeal to hospitalized children and their parents; and its support of the DAISY Foundation, which serves the nursing profession through recognition and retention programs for nurses and grants for nursing research. The corporation’s home office is in Chatsworth, California.

Mind Over Media

Mind Over Media, LLC (mindovermedia.net) is a full-service content development, marketing and communications company with brand publishing expertise. The company’s headquarters are in Santa Monica, California.

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Libby Carew
Bluedrop Performance Learning
libbycarew@bluedrop.com
709.725.7627

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