By: PRLog Launches Resource Highlighting Online Nursing Courses & Employment Outlook
PR Log - Jul 12, 2011 - Lincoln, NE – The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment for registered nurses will grow by 22 percent between 2008 and 2018 and by 21 percent for licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in the same timeframe. Health Education Solutions, a leading provider of ACLS training and emergency pediatric nursing education via PALS, today released a new “Nursing” Special Section to help professionals in this growing field learn more about career development and training options. This series of articles is available in Health Education Solutions’ online research library.

“Healthcare is the fastest growing field in the nation, and nursing is one of the fastest growing careers in the field,” said Melissa Marks, president of Health Education Solutions. “Health Education Solutions is committed to offering professionals in this industry flexible and convenient online nursing courses and valuable resources that will help them advance in their careers.”

The special section is free and available for individuals interested in ACLS or PALS nursing certification as well as those who simply want to be prepared to provide care in an emergency situation. Highlights include:

•   An Increased Need for Nurses Means You May Need Basic Life Support Training
•   Military Nursing: Taking An ACLS Course Online Is a Convenient, Flexible Option

Health Education Solutions offers ACLS and PALS recertification and initial certification courses for first responders and healthcare professionals, as well as first aid courses and CPR and AED training for individuals seeking lifesaving skills.

The  online nursing courses  (—ACLS, PALS and BLS—incorporate the most up-to-date first aid and life support guidelines and are available in convenient online formats. ACLS and PALS courses were developed in partnership with Union College.

For more information, please visit

About Health Education Solutions
Health Education Solutions (HES) is a leading provider of continuing education solutions for healthcare professionals. HES, a subsidiary of Nelnet Inc. (NYSE: NNI), offers ACLS and PALS courses developed in partnership with medical faculty at Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Shannon Fern
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CSG|PR delivers comprehensive public relations and strategic communications services to organizations in four distinct industries: Education/Corporate Training, Consumer Products and Services, Financial Services and Environmental Sustainability.

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