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NURS 431 - Family and Community Health Nursing

Class Session: Thursday, August 23, 2018 - Friday, December 07, 2018

Credit: 3 semester hours of undergraduate credit

Prerequisites: NURS 250 RN-BSN students

Instructors: Joan Creed, Katherine Jones

Note: Special permission required by the department. Sections for this course: N62 ( Salkehatchie Allendale), N65 (Columbia), N68 (Lancaster) H10 (Honor College).


Course Description

Concepts and principles of aggregate and community health. Restricted to College of Nursing students


On-Campus Sessions/Orientation Information

Course will be delivered by Web conferencing utilizing Adobe Connect on day TBA 1:45 - 2:35 PM. Students will be required to participate live online for the class sessions. The Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first class meeting. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect. Students may be required to come to campus for exams during 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 June 23, 2018, 2:09 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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