MALVERN, Pa., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Siemens Healthcare (www.siemens.com/healthcare) announces the expansion of clinical education offerings with the opening of the Siemens Healthcare Training Center at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Through an educational partnership with the University of Utah's Department of Radiology, under the direction of Dr. Steve Stevens, Siemens can now offer its customers even more opportunities to expand their clinical experience and develop their technical skills with Siemens latest imaging technologies.
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This state-of-the-art learning environment at the University of Utah will allow customers to focus their energy on learning, away from the day-to-day distractions of the work environment. Classes began immediately after the facility opening on April 2, 2008.
Siemens Clinical Education blends traditional and alternative learning methods to serve various learning styles and preferences. With significant enhancements to its education portfolio, Siemens helps imaging professionals meet their continuing education requirements, improve their knowledge, increase their productivity, and, thus, enhance the patient experience.
"Our teams of educators are technologists themselves, so we understand the challenges healthcare professionals are facing today with new technologies and the requirements for continuing education," said Nanci Wozniak, BS, RT(N), CNMT, senior director of clinical education services, Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. "With the construction of the new facility, we are further strengthening our training programs and increasing the hands-on learning experience for our customers in a modern, bright and dynamic environment."
Siemens Clinical Education is dedicated to providing comprehensive educational solutions. Imaging professionals can choose from virtual education, onsite and classroom training, workshops, fellowships, and printed self-study programs. In addition to the University of Utah training facility, classroom training is also offered at Siemens training sites in Hoffman Estates, Ill, Malvern, Pa., and Cary, N.C.
Siemens current portfolio of educational services and offerings can be viewed on the Siemens Clinical Training and Continuing Education Web site at (www.medical.siemens.com/education).
About Siemens Healthcare
Siemens Healthcare is one of the world's largest suppliers to the healthcare industry. The company is a renowned medical solutions provider with core competence and innovative strength in diagnostic and therapeutic technologies as well as in knowledge engineering, including information technology and system integration. With its laboratory diagnostics acquisitions, Siemens Healthcare is the first fully integrated diagnostics company, bringing together imaging and lab diagnostics, therapy, and healthcare information technology solutions, supplemented by consulting and support services. Siemens Healthcare delivers solutions across the entire continuum of care -- from prevention and early detection, to diagnosis, therapy and care. The company employs more than 48,000 people worldwide and operates in 130 countries. In the fiscal year 2007 (Sept. 30), Siemens Healthcare reported sales of euro 9.85 billion, orders of euro 10.27 billion, and group profit of euro 1.32 billion. Further information can be found by visiting http://www.siemens.com/healthcare
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