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Course Description

NURS 786 - Management of Acute Care Adult and Gerontological Health Problems I

Class Session: Thursday, August 23, 2018 - Friday, December 07, 2018

Credit: 4-6 semester hours of graduate credit

Prerequisites: NURS 704, NURS 707, and NURS 718

Instructors: Robin Traufler, Amy Dievendorf

Note: Special permission is required by the department. Sections for this course: J50.


Course Description

Management of selected acutely ill adult and gerontological patients. Practicum required.


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.


.Required Clinical.

To be arranged between each student and his/her preceptor.


Information is accurate as of September 23, 2018, 12:44 am (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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