American Sentinel University Provides College Credit for Cerner Certification Courses
06/06/2009

American Sentinel University has teamed up with the Cerner Corporation to help transfer credits for certifications. Please read the below article which highlights the myriad of benefits this will bring for the student.

Online PR News – 06-June-2009 – – Aurora, CO June 5, 2009 - American Sentinel University, an accredited online school that provides degree programs and practical education for today's busy professional, is working with Cerner Corporation (Nasdaq: CERN) to allow students to transfer up to 18 credit hours for completed Cerner Millennium® certification programs or other Cerner training coursework. American Sentinel University students can transfer the credit hours toward the following degrees:

• Master of Science Health Systems Management
• Master of Science Nursing Informatics
• Master of Science Business Intelligence

"This partnership will provide unmatched advantages for those working with Cerner to reach their goal of earning an advanced degree both affordably and conveniently," says Catherine Garner, DrPH, RN, FAAN, Dean of Health Professions at American Sentinel University. "We are honored that an innovative industry leader like Cerner is giving us the opportunity to provide this benefit to their clients and employees."

Cerner® solutions optimize processes for healthcare organizations ranging in size from single-doctor practices, to health systems, to entire countries, for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, and for the healthcare commerce system. These solutions are licensed by more than 8,000 facilities around the world, including approximately 2,100 hospitals; 3,300 physician practices covering more than 30,000 physicians; 500 ambulatory facilities, such as laboratories, ambulatory centers, cardiac facilities, radiology clinics and surgery centers; 600 home-health facilities; and 1,500 retail pharmacies.
Through this partnership, Cerner clients will receive a tuition discount at American Sentinel University. For more information on transferring credits or enrollment, contact the admission team at 1-866-922-5690 or admissions@americansentinel.edu.

Founded as a Vanderbilt University Technology Company, American Sentinel University delivers to their students the competitive advantages of unique online education programs focused on the needs of high-growth sectors. The university is accredited by the U.S. Secretary of Education-the recognized Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council. The nursing programs are in the Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accreditation process and a site visit was completed in March, 2009. For more information, visit www.americansentinel.edu.