Mar 04, 2021  
2020–2021 Catalog/Handbook 
    
2020–2021 Catalog/Handbook

Addenda since Publication (July 1, 2020)


08/13/2020

08/17/2020

08/18/2020

08/27/2020

  • Update to Course Withdrawal Policy :
    • DPT, MOT, OTD, MS-SLP: Students are allowed 2 withdrawals in total throughout the duration of the program. Withdrawal deadline is posted in the Academic Calendar for 15-week courses.
    • MHA, MHS, EdD, MSN, DNP, tDPT, PPOTD, PG Nursing Certs: Withdrawal deadline is posted in the course syllabus if not a 15-week course. 
  • Update to Practical Examination Policy for University Courses :
    • First-term Residential students and first- or second-term Flex students are permitted 2 retakes of each practical exam.
    • Residential students beyond first term and Flex students beyond second term are permitted to retake each practical exam only one time.
  • Update to the Leave of Absence Policy :
    • Appropriate documentation must be submitted when requesting a short- or long-term LOA.
    • All students returning from an LOA must submit a Return from LOA form.  

09/22/2020

  • Update to Veteran’s Benefits 
    • Added GI Bill attribution clause to Veteran’s Benefits as required by California VA. 

09/23/2020

09/30/2020

10/14/2020

10/21/2020

11/04/2020

  • Added 2021-2022 Academic Calendar

11/09/2020

11/18/2020

11/19/2020

  • Removed the following notice from Accreditations and Approvals 

    Effective January 2019, the California Board of Registered Nursing (“Board”) adopted regulations requiring nurse practitioner programs to obtain approval by the Board to offer clinical placements to their students in the State of California. We are currently pursuing approval with the Board and will provide information on any material updates. This does not impact USAHS’ existing authorizations for clinical placements in other states. 

12/2/2020

12/15/2020

12/18/2020

  • Updated accreditation statement on MS-SLP program page .
  • Updated admissions requirements to add Aural Rehabilitiation to the MS-SLP  prerequisite leveling courses.
  • Updated MS-SLP  admissions requirements and Non-Degree-Seeking Students  registration information to limit registration for leveling course to no more than six credit hours per term. 
  • Updated Dallas OTD Accreditations and Approvals  to reflect the program’s preaccreditation status. 

01/06/2021

  • Updated Board of Directors  to include Nick Mancini in place of Sam Guo. 
  • Updated the following course titles to indicate B courses: 
    • EDF 7050B  Teaching Methods for Higher Education (B)
    • EDF 7175B  Foundational Theory in Education (B)
    • HSA 7200B  Foundations of Healthcare Administration (B)
    • HSA 7260B  Operations & Quality Management in Healthcare Administration (B)
    • IPE 7000B  Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (B)
    • IPE 7001B  Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (B)
    • IPE 7025B  Psychosocial Strategies for Healthcare (B)  
    • IPE 7050B  Evidence-Based Practice for Healthcare Professionals (B)
    • IPE 7121B  Organizational Leadership & Policy in Healthcare (B)
    • IPE 7200B  Cultural Competence in Healthcare (B)
    • IPE 7400B  Healthcare Informatics and Technology Management (B)
    • IPE 7421B  Interprofessional Approaches to Regional and Global Population Health (B)

01/11/2021

  • Updated Tuition and Fees  for Post Graduate Nursing Certificates, Non-FNP specializations and Post Graduate Nursing Certificates, FNP specialization.

01/19/2021

  • Error in course number for Integrated Clinical Experience: PHT 5440 corrected to PHT 5570 .

01/21/2021

  • In the Complaints Policy , updated the contact information to file a complaint in Georgia.

01/27/2021

  • Removed optional specializations language from tDPT program page  as the Teaching & Learning and Executive Leadership specializations are not offered by the program. 
  • Added link to Student Achievement Data to Accreditations and Approvals 

01/29/2021

02/02/2021

02/04/2021

02/05/2021

02/09/2021

02/11/2021

02/17/2021

02/18/2021

03/01/2021

03/02/2021