Alexander Street Press Launches Online Collection Devoted To Nursing Education | Alexander Street

Alexander Street Press Launches Online Collection Devoted To Nursing Education

September 12, 2011

SEPTEMBER 12, 2011 (ALEXANDRIA, VA) -- Nursing Education in Video, an online collection of streaming video for the training and education of nurses and nursing assistants, is the latest release from electronic publisher Alexander Street Press.

The result of a partnership with Medcom-Trainex, one of the largest providers of nursing education video programs worldwide, Nursing Education in Video covers the fundamentals of nurse training as well as advanced technical and procedural topics. This collection includes 260 full-length titles at launch and new videos are added regularly.

“Everyone knows that quality video is invaluable in nursing education, but until now it was incredibly difficult and expensive to find and maintain a broad collection, even in DVD form,” says Greg Urquhart, Vice President of Business Development. “Nursing Education in Video not only provides such a collection, but also makes it possible to incorporate these videos into the curriculum in ways never before possible.”

All of the videos in the collection are thoroughly indexed and transcribed, making it easy for users to find, cite and share exactly what they’re looking for. Titles are regularly reviewed for accuracy, and are updated to reflect the most current, best-practice standards from healthcare professional organizations, such as the Joint Commission and the AORN, and compliance with federal regulations from agencies such as OSHA and CMS.

Videos in the collection, created by Medcom with the guidance of noted doctors, nurses and subject experts, cover more than forty topical areas, including pediatrics, gerontology, basic clinical skills, medication administration, surgical care, infection control, communications and HIPAA compliance.

More information on Nursing Education in Video can be found at Qualified faculty and library staff may request a trial and pricing information by emailing sales [at] alexanderstreet [dot] com ( sales [at] alexanderstreet [dot] com).

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About Alexander Street Press
Alexander Street Press is an electronic publisher of award-winning online collections for scholarly research, teaching, and learning. Our products are available to libraries and educational institutions worldwide via annual subscription or one-time purchase. Learn more at

Nursing Education in Video can be accessed online at Anyone may browse this collection for free. Document-level access requires authentication. Reviewers, media contacts, libraries, and university faculty may request immediate access to the collection by emailing Audrey DeGregorio at sales [at] alexanderstreet [dot] com ( adegregorio [at] alexanderstreet [dot] com) or phoning 703-212-8520 for a username and password.

Contact for Media Inquiries / Reviewer Access:
Audrey DeGregorio, Marketing Communications Associate
Alexander Street Press
3212 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-212-8520 X116
adegregorio [at] astreetpress [dot] com

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