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NURS 250 - Nursing Science in Professional Practice

Class Session: Thursday, August 23, 2018 - Monday, October 15, 2018

Credit: 3 semester hours of undergraduate credit

Instructor: Karen Worthy

Note: This course requires special permission by NURS department to enroll. This is an Academic Partnership course. This course is restricted to Academic Partnership (AP) students. Restrictions: Must be enrolled one of the following Colleges: College of Nursing. Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study (Major, Minor, or Concentration): Academic Partnership Sess II, Academic Partnership Session I Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses: USC Columbia


Course Description

Nursing as a science; selected concepts of self-care and communication within the context of nursing science. Note: Transition course for registered nurse students only. Credit received for NURS 110 and NURS 210 upon completion.


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 June 19, 2018, 8:03 pm (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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