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NURS 428 - Nursing Leadership and Management

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

Credit: 4 semester hours of undergraduate credit

Prerequisites: NURS 412 for pre-licensure BSN students; NURS 250 for RN-BSN students

Instructor: Kelley Wilson

Note: Special permission of department required to enroll. Course restricted to Nursing students. Sections: N65 (Columbia), N62, N69 , and H10 (Honors College).


Course Description

Concepts and principles of leadership, management, policy, and politics in delivering patient care within health care systems and the implications related to nursing practice. Relationships between policies and politics in the health field and the impact on patient care and access to healthcare. Restricted to Nursing Students.


General Information

In addition to the web-based coursework, there will be three required meetings that will be announced at the beginning of the semester.


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 November 22, 2017, 10:44 pm (Subject to change)



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