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Contemporary Forums Offers Healthcare Providers a “Jump Start” on Continuing Education Requirements for 2011


DUBLIN, CA – Dec. 1, 2010 – Contemporary Forums, a leading provider of continuing education (CE) for healthcare professionals, announces the kickoff of its "Jump Start" promotion. From December 1 through December 31, 2010, hospitals, health systems, clinics and other health institutions that purchase at least 200 units of CE via Contemporary Forums' Online CE Library, will receive an additional 20 units at no charge, allowing healthcare providers to get an early start on CE requirements for 2011. Contemporary Forums' Online CE Library features more than 1,800 accredited CE presentations from over 60 live national conferences.

"We are thrilled to offer this promotion to healthcare providers looking to get a leg up on continuing education requirements for 2011," said Jaclyn Jenkins, director of marketing at Contemporary Forums. "Contemporary Forums' Online CE Library provides on-demand access to quality presentations from the most respected professionals in healthcare. Healthcare groups looking to ensure their providers are practicing evidence-based medicine can take advantage of this promotion to expand the scope of their institution's educational offerings."

Departments of large health systems including Fort Worth, TX-based JPS Health Network have adopted Contemporary Forums' Online CE Library for its providers and continue to see success among their staff users. "Our healthcare providers are excited to have expert advice right at their fingertips," Bethany McClean, program director of school-based health at JPS Health Networks has said.

Clinical areas represented in the Online CE Library include: Women's Health, Pediatrics, Neonatology, Primary Care, Critical Care, Obesity and Nutritional Management, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Contraceptive Technology

In addition to its Online CE Library, Contemporary Forums provides over 35 leading-edge, fully accredited, clinical CE Conferences each year. For a full list of upcoming conferences, visit

For more information regarding "Jump Start" or the Online CE Library group sales program, please contact Susan McKenna at or call 925-828-7100 ext. 5145.

About Contemporary Forums

Contemporary Forums, a Reed Elsevier company, headquartered in Dublin, CA, provides leading-edge, fully accredited, clinical continuing education (CE) conferences for physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals. In addition, Contemporary Forums' Online CE Library offers thousands of presentations captured directly from Contemporary Forums' national conferences available on-demand. Over the past 25 years, Contemporary Forums' events and online library have provided unparalleled professional enrichment and skill development to hundreds of thousands of nurses, physicians and other healthcare providers. Contemporary Forums is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). For more information, please visit or

Company Contact: Media Contact:

Jaclyn Jenkins Contemporary Forums (925) 828-7100, ext. 5121

Laura Piacenza KNB Communications (203) 504-8230, ext. 117

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