Advanced Colleges of America Adopts 'it's learning' to Deliver Online Courses to Future Medical Assistants and Residents

Dec 20, 2010, 11:53 ET from it's learning, inc.

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Advanced Colleges of America (ACA), a private institution of higher learning founded and supervised by physicians, has implemented it's learning — The Individual Learning Platform™ to deliver online courses designed to support individualized and collaborative learning. Courses focus on the medical profession and are taught in conjunction with up to 756 hours of physician supervised clinical externships across the United States.

"The functionality of it's learning has been a great asset to students participating in the ACA program," said Dr. Pedram Mizani, President of Advanced Colleges of America. "The platform is an invaluable resource in delivering online course content and provides the flexibility needed for our students to learn in a hybrid format. We look forward to an ongoing relationship with it's learning, inc. as ACA continues to grow and as we prepare qualified professionals to meet our U.S. healthcare staff crisis."

Founded and supervised by physicians, ACA launched in late 2009 to address the U.S. shortage of healthcare professionals. The Advanced Medical Assisting programs offered through ACA allow students to apply technical knowledge acquired in virtual classrooms to real-world patient scenarios. ACA also prepares students for advanced degrees and competitive career placements, and is uniquely positioned to significantly help U.S. and International Medical Graduates better compete for U.S. medical residencies.  ACA is committed to offering programs that keep up with the ever-changing requirements of the medical community.

"By offering online courses, in conjunction with up to 21 weeks of on-site physician supervised clinical externships, ACA provides students with a unique program of study as they prepare to enter the healthcare industry," said Michael Bronder, Director of North American Operations for it's learning, inc. "Our multimedia-rich platform allows ACA's instructors to deliver the online portion of the program and provides students with a complete set of tools and resources needed to complete their coursework in both a timely and efficient manner."

For more information on Advanced Colleges of America, visit http://edu.advancedcolleges.us/. For more information about it's learning, visit www.itslearning.net.

About Advanced Colleges of America

Advanced Colleges of America (ACA) is a private institution of higher learning dedicated to offering lifelong learning opportunities to diverse populations of adult learners in the United States as well as in other countries. Our Advanced Medical Assisting programs—facilitated online as well as in insured hands-on clinical settings—allow students to apply technical knowledge acquired in the classroom to real-world patient scenarios. Graduates of ACA have the advanced skills and qualifications necessary to become competitive candidates for hire as well as for career advancement in their chosen specialty fields.  Additionally, ACA is uniquely positioned to significantly help U.S. and International Medical Graduates better compete for U.S. medical residencies. For more information, visit http://edu.advancedcolleges.us/, or call 1.888.82.ENROLL (8236765).

About it's learning, inc.

Since 1999, the company has provided it's learning – The Individual Learning Platform™ to European clients in K-12 and higher education. In order to provide more effective service to North American schools and universities, in the spring of 2009 it added a North American headquarters in Burlington, Massachusetts.  In additional to its global headquarters in Bergen, Norway, the company has offices in the United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany, France and Spain. Investing in the future of education, in 2009, it's learning dedicated more than 40 percent of its revenue to the design and development of its products. The company's goals are to offer the best learning platform and related services worldwide and to be the most innovative organization within the education market. For more information visit, www.itslearning.net.

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