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NURS 435 - Senior Nursing Capstone Practicum

Class Session: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Monday, April 30, 2018

Credit: 8 semester hours of undergraduate credit

Prerequisites: Successful completion of all clinical courses

Corequisite: Senior Capstone Course

Instructors: Karen Worthy, Kelley Wilson

Note: Sections are: N62 (Salkehatchie Allendale), two Lancaster sections: N68 and N69.

Course Description

Clinical experiences in managing patient care and leading the healthcare team in a variety of agencies. Practicum required.

Online Session Information

Course will be delivered by Web conferencing utilizing Adobe Connect. Students will participate live online for the class sessions on Thursdays, 10:05 a.m. - 1:05 p.m. ET. The Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first session. 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 .

Clinical Coordinator: Karen Worthy.Section N62 Required Clinical Day/Time TBA, Instructor Lisa Webb, Colleton/Jasper; N68 Required Clinical Day/Time TBA, Instructor Leigh Pate, Piedmont Medical Center; N69: Required Clinical Day/Time TBA, Instructor Courtney Catledge, Spring Memorial Hospital.

Information is accurate as of August 19, 2018, 4:46 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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