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NURS 420 - Emerging Issues in Health Care

Class Session: Thursday, August 24, 2017 - Monday, October 16, 2017

Credit: 3 semester hours of undergraduate credit

Prerequisites: NURS 250

Instructor: Joynelle Rivers

Note: Special permission of department required to enroll. Restricted to AP Nursing students.


Course Description

Examination of emerging health-related issues and their relevance to professional nursing practice. Note: Restricted to RN-BSN program students


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.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).


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.


Information is accurate as of November 19, 2017, 5:41 am (Subject to change)



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