Ann Purchase


About Ann Purchase

I'm a nurse educator with a passion for developing online continuing education that is learner-centered. As Principal, Curriculum Development for Advantedge Education, Inc. I write, plan, and develop content for interactive eLearning courses. When I'm not networking, I enjoy skiing, spending time with my three grown children, and sailing on the hobiecat with my husband and sheltie.




DevLearn 2016, David Kelly, senior vice president and executive director of The eLearning Guild
DevLearn Conference & Expo is one of the largest learning technology conferences in North America! This year’s theme was all about Sparking Creativity. As a member of the eLearning community, we are always working to remain abreast of the latest in terms of teaching and learning methodologies and changes in […]

DevLearn: What we learned and how we will change our ...



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Investigations have begun into the NYC’s Administration for Children’s Services following the death of Zymere Perkins, a 6-year-old, beaten to death by his mother’s boyfriend last month. His mother had been the subject of at least five investigations of child abuse since 2010. Governor Cuomo and the City of New York want […]

Abused children are dying in a system that should be ...


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It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Approximately one in 7 women will experience breast cancer and I’m pretty sure that you all know someone who is a survivor. In my group of friends, there are two of us who have had breast cancer. My friend and I experienced breast cancer 2 […]

Your risk for breast and ovarian cancer