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NURS 428 - Nursing Leadership and Management

Class Session: Monday, May 14, 2018 - Friday, July 06, 2018

Credit: 4 semester hours of undergraduate credit

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

Instructor: Instructor TBA

Note: This course is restricted to AP students and Nursing Students in upper division or RN-BSN students. Graduation with Leadership Distinction: Professional and Civic Engagement


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

Corequisite: For pre-licensure BSN students only: NURS 435 Prerequisites: For RN-BSN students: NURS 250


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 February 19, 2018, 7:03 am (Subject to change)



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