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College of Nursing

Faculty and Staff

Erin M. McKinney, MN, RN, RNC-OB

Director, Clinical Simulation Lab
College of Nursing

Phone: 803-777-4499
Fax: 803-777-2027

College of Nursing
University of South Carolina
1601 Greene Street, Room 104 
Columbia, SC 29208-4001
United States



Ms. McKinney, a Clinical Assistant Professor, received a Masters of Nursing in 1985 and a BSN in 1980 from the University of SC.


Client Simulated Lab, Simulation, January 2007-current
Nursing 424, Spring 2007 (Clinical) 
Nursing 414 Nursing of Childbearing Family (Clinical and Didactic), 1994-2004

Research (Concept Areas)

Women’s Health
Thesis: “An Investigation of the Relationship between Job satisfaction, Interperonal Stress, Positive Coping and Self-Esteem of NICU Nurses.”

Professional Service

Sigma Theta Tau  Alpha Xi
Sigma Theta Tau Alpha Xi Board Member, January 2007-current
SSiH (Society for Simulation in Healthcare)
HCSSC (Healthcare Simulation  South Carolina)                                                                           

Professional Practice

Adult Intensive Care
Pediatric Intensive Care
Labor and Delivery (Clinical Nurse Specialist and Staff Nurse)
Newborn Nursery
Post Partum
Neonatal Intensive Care
Nursing Support Services Palmetto Health Baptist (orientation, continuing education, etc)