LINCOLN, Neb., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapid growth in the elderly population will create 3.2 million new healthcare jobs between 2008 and 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For this growing field of senior care professionals, proper education and certification will become more important than ever. As the leading provider of ACLS life support certification and ACLS recertification, Health Education Solutions today released a new 'Senior Care' Special Section to provide information, resources and certification options to professionals in this rapidly growing industry. This series of articles is available in Health Education Solutions' online research library.
"Health Education Solutions' online research library is a one-stop source of information and resources for individuals who need to be prepared to provide emergency care," said Melissa Marks, president of Health Education Solutions. "For individuals employed in a variety of senior care positions – nursing home, hospice and home-based care, as well as others – knowledge and proper certification are vital for career success."
The special section is free and available for individuals requiring healthcare certification, as well as those who simply want to be prepared to provide care in an emergency situation. Highlights include:
- From First Aid to ACLS: Certification Requirements for Senior Care
- Completing ACLS Classes Helps Professionals Monitor Chronic Diseases in Seniors
- ACLS Certified or Not, Here Are Five Things to Consider Before Entering the Senior Care Profession
- How To Prepare To Be a Family Caregiver
Health Education Solutions offers online ACLS recertification and other online ACLS Life Support 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.For more information, 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. (code #: nnig) SOURCE Health Education Solutions