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NURS 112 - Introduction to the Profession of Nursing: Focus on Roles and Opportunities

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

Credit: 1 semester hour of undergraduate credit

Instructor: Katherine Chappell

Note: This course is restricted to Nursing Students.


Course Description

The focus of this course is on various roles that nurses can fill as well as the sites for practice. A major focus is for students to develop an appreciation of the nursing profession, while at the same time exposing them to the challenges in our present health care system.


General Information

The focus of this course is on various roles that nurses can fill as well as the sites for practice. A major focus is for students to develop an appreciation of the nursing profession, while at the same time exposing them to the challenges in our present health care system.


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.


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, 8:09 am (Subject to change)



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