HealthEdSolutions Pediatric Life Support Course Preps Health Pros for Higher Summer Injury Rates

Leading Provider of ACLS and PALS Certification Courses Releases Summertime Health Hazards Special Section

Lincoln, NE, June 09, 2011 --( Unintentional deaths and serious injuries increase dramatically among U.S. children in the summer months, according to Safe Kids USA. To help healthcare professionals and first responders during this seasonal increase in child and adult health concerns, Health Education Solutions, the leading provider of online PALS certification, today released a new “Summer Health Hazards” Special Section. This series of articles is available in Health Education Solutions’ online research library.

“It’s vital for healthcare professionals and first responders to be prepared to tackle an increased need for their services during the summer months,” said Melissa Marks, president of Health Education Solutions. “Health Education Solutions incorporates the most up-to-date first aid and life support guidelines into our ACLS course and pediatric life support course, both available in convenient online formats.”

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

Pediatric Life Support Course: Provides Expert Care for Playground-Related Injuries
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Training: What Healthcare Practitioners Need to Know About Water-Related Injuries

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. ACLS and PALS courses were developed in partnership with Union College.

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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, Neb.

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