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College of Nursing


Faculty and Staff

Eileen C. Leaphart, MN, RN

Clinical Associate Professor
College of Nursing

E-mail: leaphare@mailbox.sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-2327
Office:

College of Nursing
University of South Carolina
1601 Greene Street, Room 519 
Columbia, SC 29208-4001
United States

Background

Professor Leaphart received her MN in Maternity Nursing, Nursing Education and her BSN from the University of South Carolina.

Teaching

Professor Leaphart has taught various courses including, Maternal-Newborn Nursing, Perinatal/Women's Health & Perinatal Nursing, and the Senior Leadership Practicum.

Dissemination

PRESENTATIONS:
“Certification Review: Test Preparation and Test-taking Strategies for Inpatient OB and Maternal-Newborn Exams” and “Certification Review: Intrapartum Overview”.  Palmetto Health Certification Review Course for Maternal-Newborn and Inpatient OB certification exams, Palmetto Health Richland, Columbia, SC, September 5, 2008.

“Postpartum Hemorrhage: Exceeding the Standard of Care”, Georgia Association of Nursing Students Annual Convention, Athens, GA, October 2007.

“Postpartum Depression”, Georgia Association of Nursing Students Annual Convention, Columbus, GA, October 2006.

“Standards of Professional Nursing Practice”, Guest Lecturer, Foundations Class, MCG-SONAT, October 2006.

“Getting Involved in Professional Nursing Organizations”, Georgia Association of Nursing Students Annual Convention, Augusta, GA, October 2005.


Professional Service

Trustee/ Member, Executive Committee, Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary
Member, Academic Affairs Committee
Undergraduate Grievance Committee
Ad hoc Task Force : Operations Review Committee

Publications (Selected)

Contributing author. (1995). Collaborative Practice in Perinatal and Women's Health Care. Washington, DC: American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists.

Leaphart, E.C (1980). Critical factors in labor.  In Sally Olds et al, (Ed.) Obstetric Nursing (pp. 412-424). Menlo Park, CA:  Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.

Nielsen, B.B., Leaphart, E.C., et al. (1990) Certification for oncology nurses:  Maturing of a discipline. Journal of Cancer Education. 5(2), 99-102.

Donaldson, N.E., & Leaphart, E.C. (1986). Postpartum follow-up: A nursing practice resource. Washington,DC: Nurses Association of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists.

Leaphart, E.C(1985). Perinatal loss: Strategies to facilitate bereavement.  NAACOG Update Series, 3(2). Washington, DC: Nurses Association of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists.

Donaldson, N.E., & Leaphart, E.C.(1978). The Fourth Trimester. Chicago: Sound Learning, Inc. & NAACOG. (Ten-hour audio cassette learning package)