ELYRIA, Ohio – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Invacare Corporation (NYSE: IVC) announced today that its well-established, industry-leading training program has been awarded the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) designation. Effective immediately, all courses that offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from Invacare®, Motion Concepts, Matrx®, Alber and Pindot® will carry IACET accreditation.
“We are honored and excited to further expand our educational programs by providing accredited training to our providers and clinicians on a wide range of content. By soliciting feedback from our stakeholders, our program will continually evolve and reflect the latest industry trends and best practices, ”commented Joost Beltman, senior vice president and general manager, North America for Invacare.
The rigorous application process, which included an in-depth assessment by the IACET Commission, took a year and confirmed that Invacare’s educational program is of high quality.
IACET is a global council that ensures the quality and consistency of educational CEUs through strict guidelines and is a proven model for excellence in the learning process. Accreditation is valid for five years from the date of initial designation. Each course is developed according to the IACET / ANSI standard.
About Invacare Corporation
Invacare Corporation is a leading manufacturer and distributor in its markets of medical equipment used in non-acute care settings. Basically, the company designs, manufactures and distributes medical devices that help people move, breathe, rest, and perform essential hygiene. The company provides clinically complex medical device solutions for congenital (eg, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida), acquired (eg, stroke, spinal cord injury, head trauma, post-acute recovery , pressure ulcers) and degenerative (eg, ALS, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the elderly, bariatric diseases. The company’s products are important parts of care for people facing a wide range of health conditions. challenges, from those who are active and involved at work or school every day and may need additional mobility or respiratory support, to those who are cared for in residential care facilities, at home and in rehabilitation centers. The company sells its products primarily to home medical equipment suppliers with retail and e-commerce, home care operators, distributors and government health services in North America, Europe and Asia / Pacific. For more information about the company and its products, visit the Invacare website at www.invacare.com.