Education Spotlight: What is an IEP vs. a 504 Plan?

Jennifer E. Engen

If you have a student with unique learning needs or a learning disability, you’ve probably heard of the Individualized Education Plan, better known as the IEP, and the Section 504 plan. Both plans offer accommodations for students from kindergarten through twelfth grade and allow students with learning difficulties to receive […]

AACN Critical Care Conference Brings Together Thousands of Nurses for Education, Inspiration

Jennifer E. Engen

Newswise — The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) brings together thousands of progressive and critical care nurses and other healthcare professionals who care for acutely and critically ill patients and their families during its National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI, #NTI2022), with the theme “Rooted in Strength.” […]

Discipline or Discrimination? How Institutions of Higher Education Should Navigate Disciplining Students with Known or Reported Mental Disabilities | Venable LLP

Jennifer E. Engen

Colleges and universities are grappling with the proliferation of mental health issues among their student populations in the wake of COVID-19 as they deal with the effects of burnout, limited support resources, and social isolation. However, recent surveys have shown that an overwhelming number of students were already suffering before […]

The Institute of Medicine of Chicago Launches a Four-Session Virtual Series on ‘The Intersection of Education and Community Engagement’ with Rosalind Franklin University April 1, 2022

Jennifer E. Engen

CHICAGO, March 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Institute of Medicine of Chicago is pleased to launch a four-session virtual series starting on April 1, 2022 titled “The Intersection of Education and Community Engagement” with Rosalind Franklin University. The sessions address interprofessional education, pathways to health careers, the intersectionality of education […]