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NURS 769 - Independent Study in Nursing

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

Credit: 1-6 semester hour of graduate credit

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: Required consent of major advisor and faculty member supervising the independent study. This course requires a clinical.

Instructor: Katherine Chappell

Note: Special permission is required by the instructor. This course requires a clinical. Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate. May not be enrolled in one of the following Degrees:Non-Degree Seeking. Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: College of Nursing. Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses: USC Columbia.


Course Description

Opportunity for self-directed study in a theoretical area related to nursing, in an area of clinical nursing practice, or in an area of functional nursing practice.


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 www.shopgamecocks.com. 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.


Information is accurate as of August 21, 2018, 11:43 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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