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NURS 424 - Maternal/Newborn Nursing

Class Session: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Monday, March 05, 2018

Credit: 4 semester hours of undergraduate credit

Prerequisites: NURS 311, 312, 314, and 324

Corequisite: NURS 412, 425

Instructor: Heather Schneider

Note: Sections are N62 (Salkehatchie Allendale), N64 (Salkehatchie Walterboro), and three Lancaster sections: N68, N69, and N70. Special permission of department required to enroll.

Course Description

Nursing care of childbearing women and their neonates and families. Focus on uncomplicated pregnancy and birthing processes. Practicum required.

General Information

Course lecture will be delivered by Web conferencing utilizing Adobe Connect on Mondays and Fridays, 9:40 am - 11:20 am ET in Columbia. The Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first class meeting. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect.

Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(One or more synchronous components will REQUIRE meeting face-to-face or Online).

Course Materials

Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.

Syllabus Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.

Assignment Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.

.Required Clinical.

Section N62 Wednesdays- 7:00am-3:00pm, Instructor - Michelle Connelly, Coastal Carolina Hospital; N64 Wednesdays- 3:00pm-11:00pm, Instructor - Michelle Connelly, Coastal Carolina Hospital; N68 Thursdays - 7:00am-3:30pm, Instructor - Allison Warren - Piedmont Medical Center ; N69: Wednesdays - 7:00am-3:30pm, Instructor - Allison Warren - Piedmont Medical Center ; N70: Tuesdays - 7:00 am-3:30pm, Instructor - Kara Tipp, Piedmont Medical Center.

Information is accurate as of August 17, 2018, 4:33 pm (Subject to change)

Special Fee Notification

Students may be required to be proctored during online test completion. If students are unable to attend test proctoring sessions in person at the Distributed Learning office, additional fees may apply for online test proctoring if the course requires online testing.

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