Health Professions

Health Professions
Dec 17, 2018
Health sciences final exam question on gangs, race and graffiti rubs some the wrong way at Cal State Long Beach. Now the professor is under investigation.
Apr 26, 2017
The broad expansion of online programs has led to a dramatic increase in the number of registered nurses earning bachelor's degrees.

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“New Challenges in Graduate and Professional Education” is the latest in a series of free compilations of key articles from the editors of Inside Higher Ed.

You may download the print-on-demand booklet here.

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December 22, 2017

A proposed policy statement has reignited the question of whether the associate or bachelor's degree should be the entry-level requirement in the nursing profession.

November 10, 2017

In a move that wouldn’t have been allowed a generation ago, a for-profit medical school is relocating from Dominica to Tennessee as its campus undergoes repairs from damage caused by Hurricane Maria. Other for-profit medical schools are already operating in the U.S.

October 23, 2017

Pearson vows to remove material amid uproar over advice on how nursing students should evaluate people by their racial, ethnic or religious backgrounds.

October 3, 2017

At many medical schools, new or renovated libraries have few books. Librarians are divided on the trend.

April 21, 2017

A death this week leads to renewed discussions about academics and mental health.

March 29, 2017

Survey of campus counseling centers finds increased demand for services, as well as additional positions and more diversity in hiring.

January 17, 2017

Study suggests digital models can help medical schools, which face a shortage of cadavers, teach students human anatomy.

December 20, 2016

Figures Simmons provided U.S. News about a nursing program were so wrong it was declared "unranked," but the college kept badge of honor on its website.

November 7, 2016

Potential revisions to the OMB's standards for collecting data on race and ethnicity draw interest from medical educators and anthropologists.

October 5, 2016

Appeals court revives suit over student complaints about being pressured to participate in medical procedure.

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