Rush University Medical Center offers an ongoing series of educational community events led by experts at Rush.
Registration is requested for most programs. To register, please call the Rush physician referral service at (888) 352-RUSH (7874).
Some of the events listed below may direct you to a different contact number or website for more information.
The RHA Asthma Management classes are offered on the first Wednesday of each month and last approximately two hours.
Even months (February, April, June, August, October, December): 8 a.m.
Odd months (January, March, May, July, September, November): 10 a.m.
First floor, Suite 117
Allergy and Immunology conference room
1725 W. Harrison St.
Asthma Management is a free, two-hour program that educates anyone who has asthma or caregivers of asthmatics. The program covers:
- Early warning signs of asthma
- Common asthma triggers
- How to handle an asthma emergency
- Proper asthma medication use and inhaler technique
Parking is available in the Rush parking garage on Harrison Street. There will be an $8 fee for parking with stamped validation. Parking will be validated at the class.
Because space is limited, registration is required. Please call Paige Adeli, RN, AE-C, at (312) 466-9247 to register.
Symptoms and Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Tuesday, March 11
Treatment Options for Urinary Incontinence - Thursday, March 27
Colon Health and Colon Cancer Prevention - Tuesday, April 8
Join physicians from Rush for a free, online discussion series on topics you may not want to discuss at your next dinner party. From your own computer, you’ll learn how to be take charge of your health and reduce your risk factors for a variety of conditions, and about the available treatment options. All seminars begin at noon and include a brief presentation followed by a question-and-answer period.You can submit questions in advance via Twitter using the #rushhealthchat tag or send an email to email@example.com.
For more information or to register, please visit rushuniversity.webex.com. Once you register, you will receive an email with instructions on how to watch or participate in the seminar.
Wednesday, April 9
6 to 8 p.m.
Armour Academic Center,
600 S. Paulina St., Room 976
Arthritis in your knee can make even simple daily tasks hard to complete. Join experts from Rush as they discuss nonsurgical and surgical treatment options at this free event.
- By phone:
Please call (888) 352-RUSH (7874) to register for this program or for more information.
Refreshments will be offered and free parking is available in the Rush parking garage accessed on Harrison Street. Parking will be validated at the event.
Additional community programs regarding aging are offered by Rush Generations, a comprehensive program designed to help older adults and family caregivers achieve better health and well being.