Health Education Solutions Launches Healthcare Heroes Contest

Winner determined by votes earned for Hero Stories, receives free healthcare certification.

Lincoln, NE, September 22, 2011 --( Health Education Solutions, a leading provider of ACLS and PALS certification online, today announced the launch of its “Healthcare Heroes Contest.” The contest, hosted on Health Education Solutions’ Facebook page, ends October 17, 2011. Contest entrants have the opportunity to win a free certification or re-certification course offered by Health Education Solutions, up to $170 value.

To enter the contest, Facebook users must submit a photo and 500-character limit caption describing either their own hero story, or the story of another hero dedicated to changing and saving lives. Entrants can submit their hero story by visiting the contest tab on Health Education Solutions’ Facebook page ( and clicking the “Add New Entry” link.

Contest submissions will be judged by the number of “votes” received from September 19 through October 17. The submission with the greatest number of user generated “votes” by October 17 will be chosen as the contest winner.

“We are excited to celebrate the many heroes in the healthcare field,” said Melissa Marks, president of Health Education Solutions. “This contest will allow us to highlight, recognize and be inspired by amazing healthcare stories of everyday heroes who have selflessly overcome overwhelming obstacles.”

The “Health Education Solutions Healthcare Heroes” contest is open to all certified or soon-to–be-certified healthcare professionals older than age 18 and residing in the United States.

For more information about Health Education Solutions or the “Health Education Solutions Healthcare Heroes” contest, visit or

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

Health Education Solutions
Shannon Fern