Pearson Partners With iCare to Deliver Evidence-Based Electronic Health Records Learning Experience for Nursing Students

Online learning solution helps develop pre-licensure nursing students’ competency in preparation for clinical practice

NEW YORK – December 5, 2016 Today, Pearson announced a partnership with iCare.com, a cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) systems provider, to deliver RealEHRPrep with iCare. This innovative documentation learning resource develops pre-licensure nursing students’ competency in preparation for clinical practice. Developed by healthcare information technology and learning experts, RealEHRPrep with iCare supports schools of nursing in meeting the Institute of Medicine’s recommended changes to healthcare curricula.

Combining Pearson’s online learning technology and content with iCare’s cutting-edge electronic health record system, students get the opportunity to develop and hone skills in an authentic EHR. Featuring activities that serve as a springboard to working with an EHR such as iCare, RealEHRPrep starts with simple scavenger-hunt type exercises and progresses to the documentation of complex cases and simulations. Pre-created case scenarios with corresponding medical records prepare students to observe, synthesize and analyze data in a clinical setting.

“This partnership between Pearson and iCare creates the best possible environment to prepare nursing students for success in the workforce and increase their employability. The modern technology of the iCare EHR coupled with its proven clinical workflows will expose students to the complex requirements