Mar 05, 2021  
2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 University Catalog

2020 - 2021 Addenda and Errata


Errata Sheet for Rush University 2020 - 2021 University Catalog

This errata serves as the official notification of changes to the 2020 - 2021 catalog and should be used in conjunction with the printed and online versions.

Listed below are any changes, additions, corrections, or modifications to the 2020 - 2021 catalog since the 2020 published edition.  These changes have been authorized by the program director, college administration or University administration.


Erratum for College of Nursing

Requested on: September 22, 2020

Submitted by: Kathleen R. Delaney, PhD, PMH-NP, FAAN

Section: Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Non-Degree Certificate, Area of Focus: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

Errors: 

  • DNP and Specialty Practica - subtotals recorded as 12 
  • No specification for number of credits for NRS-541P or NRS-600P
  • Total program credits listed as 30.

Corrections:

  • DNP and Specialty Practica - subtotal should be 6
  • NRS-541P Credit hours required: (3) (252 Clock Hours)
  • NRS-600P Credit hours required: (3) (252 Clock Hours)
  • Total program credits should be 24. 

Erratum for Rush Medical College

Requested on: October 5, 2020

Submitted by: Robert M. Leven, PhD

Section: First Year Electives

Errors: 

  • RMD-542 Spanish for Medical Professionals I is listed as an active course.
  • RMD-543 Spanish for Medical Professionals II is listed as an active course.
  • RMD-538 Basic Spanish for Medical Professionals and RMD-539 Intermediate Spanish for Medical Professionals are missing from the list of available First Year Electives.
  • RMD-538 Basic Spanish for Medical Professionals is listed as a non-repeatable course.
  • RMD-539 Intermediate Spanish for Medical Professionals is listed as a non-repeatable course.

Corrections:

  • RMD-542 Spanish for Medical Professionals I is now an inactive course.
  • RMD-543 Spanish for Medical Professionals II is now an inactive course.
  • RMD-538 Basic Spanish for Medical Professionals and RMD-539 Intermediate Spanish for Medical Professionals are new First Year Electives.
  • Retakes of RMD-538 Basic Spanish for Medical Professionals count for credit.
  • Retakes of RMD-539 Intermediate Spanish for Medical Professionals count for credit.

Erratum for College of Health Sciences

Requested on: October 6, 2020

Submitted by: Tricia J. Johnson, PhD

Section: Health Systems Management (MS): Curriculum

Error: Both the full- and part-time curricula are missing a required course. 

Correction: In addition to all other courses listed, students under this Catalog are also required to complete HSM-607 Patient Experience Seminar.  The total number of credits required for the program is unchanged.


Erratum for College of Health Sciences

Requested on: October 6, 2020

Submitted by: Lisa A. LaGorio, Ph.D., MPH, CCC-SLP

Section: Speech-Language Pathology (MS) Thesis Track: Curriculum

Error: Speech-Language Pathology (MS) Thesis Track curriculum is missing a designator on a course that may be audited by a student in that track.

Correction: SLP-535 Clinical Issues in Cultural and Language Diversity should have a ** designator indicating that this course may be audited by a student in the thesis track.


Erratum for College of Nursing

Requested on: October 26, 2020

Submitted by: Jennifer B. Rousseau, DNP, WHNP-BC, CNE

Section: Rush University Course Descriptions

Error: 

  • NSG-616 Advanced Nurse Leadership - course description revision required to reflect new name of professional organization.

Course description changed from “In this course the student develops advanced leadership skills as described in the American Organization for Nurse Executives (AONE) Executive Nurse Competencies. Didactic modules concentrate on the executive nurse role development, advanced skills in communication and relationship management, and leading interprofessional teams.” 

Correction:

Course description changed to “In this course the student develops advanced leadership skills as described in the American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) Executive Nurse Competencies. Didactic modules concentrate on the executive nurse role development, advanced skills in communication and relationship management, and leading interprofessional teams.” 


Erratum for College of Health Sciences

Requested on: January 29, 2021

Submitted by: Linda M. Olson, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Section: Occupational Therapy (OTD): Curriculum

Errors:

  • CHS-605 Introduction to Ethics in Healthcare is listed as a required course.
  • OCC-610 Occupational Therapy Process is listed as a 2 credit course.
  • OCC-616 Developmental Disabilities II is listed as a 3 credit course.
  • The course description for OCC-610 Occupational Therapy Process is out of date.

Corrections: 

  • CHS-605 Introduction to Ethics in Healthcare is no longer a required course.
  • OCC-610 Occupational Therapy Process is now a 3 credit course.
  • OCC-616 Developmental Disabilities II is now a 4 credit course.
  • Course description for OCC-610 Occupational Therapy Process is now “This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of the occupational therapy process including evaluation, intervention planning, re-evaluation, and discharge. This will include ability to critique assessment tools, documentation of the occupational therapy process, best practices in education and therapeutic relationships.”

Addendum for the College of Nursing

Requested on: February 17, 2021

Submitted by: Lauren Wilk 

Section: Welcome Letter from the Dean

We are living in unprecedented times, but as the most trusted profession in America there has never been a better time to become a nurse or to advance your profession as a nurse. Health care is being challenged, but Rush nurses are innovating and creating the future. Rush faculty and alumni are pushing boundaries in practice, education, research, health policy and advocacy - and leading in all domains. Peruse our website to learn about Rush’s 135-year history and unique contributions to the nursing profession.

What you will find at Rush University College of Nursing is a healthy work environment, dedicated professional staff, cutting edge faculty, top ranked graduate programs and community-engaged academic practice-partnerships. The unification of education, research and practice is our guiding approach, with its historical antecedents rooted in the legendary work of the College’s first Dean, Dr. Luther Christman - an innovator and maverick in higher education. Our faculty have active clinical practices and programs of research where students are invited to learn alongside them in the classroom, lab, clinic or on the research team.

We are a school-without-walls where learning is valued and transmitted in many different modalities and venues including residential classes, hybrid and distant learning options. You will find us in the halls of the Medical Center, at the bedside and in the boardroom, on the streets of Chicago and in communities around the state, as well as in the Statehouse! We value diversity, inclusion and the tenets of social justice in achieving equity in healthcare. What you will experience at Rush is a sense of belonging. Your mindset will be challenged, but you will also be supported to further develop your competency. All of our programs are top ranked, but your impact is how we measure our success!

Join us at Rush University College of Nursing where excellence is just the beginning.

Christine M. Kennedy, PhD, RN, FAAN
John L. and Helen Kellogg Dean, College of Nursing
Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Rush University Medical Center


Erratum for College of Health Sciences

Requested on: February 25, 2021

Submitted by: Emily Wang, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Section: Course Descriptions

Error: The course description for AUD-670 Seminar in Hearing Conservation has been updated for this cohort.

Correction: The updated course description for AUD-670 Seminar in Hearing Conservation is as follows:

This course includes an introduction to the effects of noise on hearing, sound measurement, noise descriptors, testing, and follow-up. Prevention, hearing conservation procedures, and protective devices are presented. Federal, state, and local regulations; workmen’s compensation; and litigation are discussed. This course incorporates practical clinical laboratory components that enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to reduce or prevent hearing impairment and conserve the hearing ability of their patients throughout the lifespan. Retake Counts for Credit: No. Pass/No Pass Grading Allowed: No. Credit(s): 1