Ausmed.com has received HONcode certification by the Health on the Net Foundation.
MELBOURNE, VIC – Ausmed has received the HONcode seal for its website, accrediting www.ausmed.com as a trustworthy source of health and medical information on the net.
The certification awarded by the non-profit, non-governmental organisation, the Health on the Net Foundation, guarantees that Ausmed.com complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation’s Code of Conduct. The Code takes into account factors such as how often the website’s content is reviewed, whether information is fully attributed and full transparency regarding any financial conflicts of interest.
“There is a crucial need to assess how trustworthy a given health Web resource is. Health on the Net aims to guide health information seekers towards reliable and trustworthy health information online,” HON state.
“As one of Australia’s leading providers of continuing professional development (CPD) for healthcare professionals, Ausmed is continually striving to improve the quality of our educational resources and this recognition demonstrates that our online content is meeting the highest possible international standards,” Ausmed CEO Cynthea Wellings said.
The HONcode covers all content available on ausmed.com, including written articles and video lectures.
A full description of HON’s Code of Conduct and Ausmed’s Certificate of Compliance can be found at http://www.hon.ch/HONcode/Conduct.html?HONConduct168652.
Ausmed’s Learning Centre is also accredited with Distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Commission. Read more about the ANCC at https://www.ausmedcorporate.com/ausmed-educations-learning-centre-receives-accreditation-with-distinction-from-the-prestigious-american-nurses-credentialing-center/.
About Health On the Net
HON is a non-governmental organisation that has been granted consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC). It is recognised by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) as an ISO liaison with the Health Informatics Technical Committee. HON is part of the 200 NGO’s worldwide in special relations with the World Health Organisation (WHO).