Sentinel U | May 10, 2022
On May 9th, simulation education technology provider for medical professionals and centers, Sentinel U® announced the launch of its newest virtual simulation called the Advanced Practice SeriesTM.
The simulation series is designed keeping in mind the comprehensive needs of advanced practice learners. Its virtual encounters empower nursing students, physician associates (PA), and nurse practitioners to enhance their decision-making and clinical judgement skills required to make an accurate diagnosis.
"We are excited to expand the depth and breadth of our virtual simulations and clinical experiences to now include simulations specifically for the advanced practice market. This new simulation series can be used after the required 720 hours to meet clinical hours, allowing learners to practice and refine essential diagnostic and care competencies."
-Jeffrey Caplan, president of Sentinel U
The virtual simulation series delivers over 55 patient encounters across 11 areas of specialty that cover mental health, women’s health, cardiology, gerontology, oncology, complex adult, and paediatric care.
"The Advanced Practice Series offers engaging patient scenarios designed to ensure that learners are thoroughly prepared for any situation they may encounter in practice. Just like our products created for nursing students, we tapped the knowledge of highly respected working professionals to help us develop this new virtual simulation series."
-Sentinel U® Vice President of Clinical Learning Resources Laura Gonzalez, Ph.D., APRN, CNE, CHSE-A, ANEF, FAAN
Emile Learning | September 03, 2021
Emile Learning, an LA-based education company working to build the 'Netflix of High School', is offering free student access for the month of September.
"We threw all our energy this past year into innovating with this generation of young people in mind," said President and Co-Founder Michael Vilardo. "We think students who try out our product will fall in love with the approach, so much so that they'll continue with Emile well beyond September."
Emile currently offers 20+ AP, Core, and Experiential courses for high schoolers. With September's free access, students will have unlimited access to Emile's entire course library through September 30, 2021. Courses include: AP Computer Science, Introduction to Computer Science, AP Psychology, AP English Language and Literature, AP Chemistry, AP Calculus, Algebra 2, AP World History, Acting, Financial Literacy, and several others.
Emile Learning was founded in October 2020 by CEO Felix Ruano, Harvard University/McKinsey & Co. alum, Vilardo, University of Pennsylvannia/Nike/Uber alum, and CTO Jon Quiros, Dun & Bradstreet and Cal Poly Pomona alum.
"We have all seen the impact of TikTok, Netflix, Instagram on Gen-Z attention spans. These companies continue to innovate to stay relevant. Unfortunately, we have not seen that kind of approach in education. Emile is here to change that," said Ruano.
Emile's short-form courses are designed to promote engagement in a digital landscape where scrolling is the norm. By taking best practices from leading consumer technologies and social platforms, Emile is innovating to meet high school students' evolving learning strategies and needs.
Highly-engaging teachers pulled from students' favorite social channels present short-form video content, anchored to key concepts. Quizzes and study-guides reinforce learning. Access to a large online community and a roster of seasoned teachers increases interactivity and feedback. Finally, high schoolers have the option to take the courses purely for enrichment (e.g., to help supplement existing high school coursework) or for transcript-level credit.
Harris | November 03, 2021
Harris, a global vertical market software provider and acquirer, acquires Onefile Limited, a UK-based apprenticeship and learning software provider.
Onefile is a market-leading provider of learning and development software to support the delivery of apprenticeships and qualifications training through its ePortfolio and learning management (LMS) platform. Founder, Susanna Lawson, says, “UK apprenticeships and training qualifications span a huge range of occupations and sectors. We envision many avenues of growth for Onefile and look forward to learning from and being supported by Harris to expand our reach and offerings.”
Onefile joins Harris’ growing portfolio of business units in the UK, serving industries such as healthcare and public safety.
“We are excited about continuing the success that Onefile has already achieved. Susanna has entrusted Harris with her employees and products and she has found a forever home for her vision which we will take good care of,” adding, “Onefile fits in perfectly with our existing brands and opportunities for growth are abundant, and we’re excited for their future at Harris.”
Steve Hammond, Senior Executive Vice President of Onefile
For almost 20 years OneFile has pioneered EdTech, supporting over 1.2 million people to learn for their future. Onefile has a customer first approach investing in award-winning support teams as well as designing market leading SaaS products including an e-learning platform that's efficient, engaging and works with all apprenticeships, training and vocational qualifications. OneFile was awarded the Queen’s Award for Innovation.
About N. Harris Computer Corporation (Harris)
Harris acquires vertical market software businesses, manages them well, and builds them for the future. Through acquisitions, Harris has grown extensively from its roots in the utilities, local government, education, and healthcare verticals to operate over 160 businesses globally across more than 20 industries. We are a part of Constellation Software Inc., one of the world’s most active acquirers of VMS businesses.