Oct 05, 2010

Health Education Solutions Offers Free Advice, Tools and Stories in New Online BLS Certification Special Section

Leading Provider of Continuing Healthcare Education Helps Individuals Improve Knowledge of Life-Saving Skill Set

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct 05, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- One in six U.S. deaths is caused by coronary heart disease, many of which could be prevented if a bystander had been trained in basic life support (BLS). Health Education Solutions, the leading provider of continuing education solutions for healthcare professionals, today released a new BLS Special Section, a series of articles, vignettes and important facts about BLS and BLS certification, available in its online research library. The 10-article special section is free for healthcare providers, first responders and individuals who simply want to be prepared to provide emergency care.

"Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Now more than ever, it's vital to have the knowledge, training and resources to help when faced with a medical emergency," said Melissa Marks, director of Health Education Solutions. "Whether you're seeking to update your professional skills, or just want to be prepared for a medical emergency, Health Education Solutions' research library and online courses make vital information easily accessible."

Highlights of the BLS certification special section include:

  • Three Reasons to Get BLS Certified
  • Taking a Basic Life Support Online Course? Use These Tips to Succeed
  • Which Professionals Should Have BLS Certification?
  • Legal Issues Associated with Applying Your Basic Life Support Training
  • BLS vs. ACLS: What's the Difference?

Health Education Solutions participates in the American Heart Association Enterprise Program. Health Education Solutions offers online courses from the American Heart Association including BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Part 1.

For more information or to access the online research library, please visit www.healthedsolutions.com.

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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