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Atrium Medical Corporation - Hudson, NH

Original Press Release

Atrium's Chest Drain CE Program Now Exclusively Online

Press release date: Nov 06, 2006

HUDSON, N.H., Nov. 6 -- Atrium Medical Corporation, the leader in chest drain education, is proud to announce that its Managing Chest Drainage Continuing Education Program is now available exclusively online. The new online version of the 2.0 credit CEU program allows nurses to access the manual and self-quiz at any time, day or night, by visiting Atrium's education web site,

This self-study activity, approved by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and administered by Atrium free of charge, is designed to provide registered nurses with information about chest drainage. CEU credits are earned by passing a 17 question online self-quiz. Atrium's goal is for nurses to better understand the physiology and pathophysiology relating to conditions requiring chest drainage. Learning about the safe and effective use of chest drain systems will allow registered nurses to provide high quality care for their patients.

Atrium's commitment to clinical education is second to none. With an extensive collection of comprehensive educational programs, Atrium University is a free resource offered to clinicians to further their knowledge of chest drainage.

About Atrium

Atrium Medical Corporation of Hudson, New Hampshire -- celebrating 25 years of U.S.-based healthcare innovation -- manufactures over two million sterile medical devices each year which are distributed worldwide. Atrium's vast expertise in developing medical device technologies for the treatment of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease has brought a number of breakthrough advances in several diversified healthcare markets including interventional cardiology, chest trauma care and thoracic drainage, vascular surgery, hernia and soft tissue repair. Maintaining a commitment to the latest ISO13485 Quality Standards, state-of-the-art manufacturing and automation, cell biology and biomaterial discovery programs, Atrium continues to excel in several specialty healthcare markets addressing the needs of patients requiring surgical intervention and the surgeons and nurses who care for them. For more information call 800-370-7899 or visit Atrium's website

Source: Atrium Medical Corporation

CONTACT: Kelly MacMillan, Marketing Communications Manager Atrium Medical Corporation, +1-603-880-1433, ext. 5209, +1-603-880-4545 (fax),

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