Care2Learn Partners with Home Care Association of New York State (HCA) Education and Research to Offer HCA University

Care2Learn Develops Online Campus for HCA Members and Friends.

Tampa, FL, May 29, 2009 --( Care2Learn, Inc., the leaders in online continuing education and training for post-acute healthcare providers, has partnered with HCA Education and Research to offer a customized portal with discounted courses for healthcare professionals. HCA Education and Research is the Home Care Association of New York State’s educational programming arm.

“We are very pleased to partner with Care2Learn to offer this exciting new learning opportunity, HCA University, to our members and friends. Whether you are a nurse, therapist, home health aide or leader, there is a Care2Learn course for you,” said Lynda Schoonbeek, HCA’s Director of Education. “HCA University will help provide the best possible online learning experience for our membership and we are excited about maximizing the website’s potential.”

Making its debut at this year’s HCA Annual Conference on May 17-19, the new HCA University allows healthcare professionals to access Care2Learn’s extensive course library through the association’s website, In addition, visitors can explore an enterprise learning management system for their entire organization or purchase an individual course as needed.

“HCA’s online university demonstrates their commitment to providing relevant, engaging training to home health and hospice professionals,” said Vikki Dibble, Care2Learn’s Vice President of Business Development. “We are pleased to help HCA maintain its stature as a trusted educational leader in the industry through this venture, and look forward to growing a successful partnership.”

About HCA

HCA, New York State's premier home care association, represents more than 400 providers, individuals, and associate members who collectively serve thousands of New York residents.

About Care2Learn

Founded in 2000, Care2Learn provides online education solutions to the post-acute healthcare market, which includes nursing homes, assisted living facilities, rehabilitation centers and home healthcare and hospice facilities. The Care2Learn course library includes approximately 2,600 accredited course hours delivered to more than 240,000 healthcare professionals in all 50 states.

Acquired by RedVector, an online continuing education company for the design, engineering and construction industries, Care2Learn continues to grow by offering customized online e-learning universities to companies who want to offer training and education solutions to their entire staff in a cost-effective, easy-to-use, and readily-accessible manner. For further information call 1-866-328-8883 or visit

Christy Gordon