Fastest Growing Healthcare Careers, 2011 Trends Featured in Special Section

Leading Healthcare Certification Provider Offers Free Online Career Resources to New York and California Healthcare Professionals and First Responders

Lincoln, NE, September 09, 2011 --( The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the healthcare industry will generate 3.2 million new wage and salary jobs between 2008 and 2018, more than any other industry.

To prepare healthcare workers in New York, California and other geographic areas for the fastest growing healthcare careers, 2011 job prospects and certification needs, Health Education Solutions, a leading provider of online healthcare certification, today released a new “Employment Outlook” Special Section. This series of articles, focused on industry trends, career development and training options, is available in Health Education Solutions’ online research library.

“Emergency care professionals often work nontraditional hours and can sometimes have hectic schedules that are not conducive to traditional training options,” said Melissa Marks, president of Health Education Solutions. “Health Education Solutions offers these busy professionals flexible options to advance their careers with convenient online certification courses and industry-focused resources.”

The special section is free and available for individuals interested in PALS or ACLS certification, New York and California healthcare professionals, and individuals who simply want to be prepared to provide care in an emergency situation. Highlights include:

Healthcare Career Guide, 2011
Employment Outlook for California First Responders
Employment Outlook for California Pediatric Nurses

Health Education Solutions offers emergency care programs such as ACLS, PALS and BLS certification courses for individuals in the fastest growing healthcare careers. 2011 ACLS, PALS and BLS courses incorporate the most up-to-date first aid and life support guidelines. Healthcare professionals and first responders may want to research state-specific certification guidelines for courses such as ACLS certification. California, New York and other states may differ in their required certifications.

Health Education Solutions also offers first aid courses, CPR certification and AED training for individuals seeking lifesaving skills. All courses are available in convenient online formats. 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, Nebraska.

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