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Since its inception in the 1940’s and national accreditation in 1957, more than 6,000 nurses have matriculated from this College. From the classrooms in the McCutchen House to the halls of the Williams Brice Building, the nurses that have graduated from USC continue to be a powerful influence in our state, our nation, and our world.

We expect great things from USC Nurses, and that expectation has never gone unheeded. Whether you are pursuing a dream of becoming a nurse through our undergradua...

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Since its inception in the 1940’s and national accreditation in 1957, more than 6,000 nurses have matriculated from this College. From the classrooms in the McCutchen House to the halls of the Williams Brice Building, the nurses that have graduated from USC continue to be a powerful influence in our state, our nation, and our world.

We expect great things from USC Nurses, and that expectation has never gone unheeded. Whether you are pursuing a dream of becoming a nurse through our undergraduate program, or are expanding your career through our graduate and doctoral programs with the goal of becoming an advanced practice nurse, nurse leader or nurse researcher – the human, material and technological resources to support your potential are here.

As we begin the next 50 years of our history, we are proud that the state’s flagship nursing college continues to provide a nursing leadership model that is second to none. Never has it been clearer that if you come to our College of Nursing, you will leave prepared to lead – because at the University of South Carolina, we believeEvery Nurse is a Leader!

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  • Feedback on Mobile Health Apps!

    Posted Nov 3, 2017 by Sara Donevant

    Good afternoon fellow USC Lounge members,

    If you recommend mobile health apps to your patients, I am interested in your opinion! My name is Sara Donevant, and I am a PhD candidate at the University of South Carolina College of Nursing. I am working on my dissertation to develop an evaluation tool to assist healthcare providers select mobile health applications (mHealth...

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    Good afternoon fellow USC Lounge members,

    If you recommend mobile health apps to your patients, I am interested in your opinion! My name is Sara Donevant, and I am a PhD candidate at the University of South Carolina College of Nursing. I am working on my dissertation to develop an evaluation tool to assist healthcare providers select mobile health applications (mHealth apps) for patients to manage and monitor chronic health conditions.

    Currently, more than 165,000 mobile health apps are available for download with fewer than 10% including accurate medical information and elements that promote positive behavior health changes. The process of finding well-designed small group mHealth apps can be tedious and time consuming. I hope to improve the search process by developing an evaluation tool to assist health care providers identify the best mHealth apps for managing chronic health conditions. I need your assistance by giving feedback on your experience with mHealth apps. Your perspective is essential since you are recommending mHealth apps to  your patients. Your feedback will provide the elements for the new mHealth evaluation tool.

    This study is funded through a F31 grant National Institutes of Health/National Library of Medicine (1 F31 LM012402-01A1). The University of South Carolina Institutional Review Board has reviewed and approved the study. All responses associated with this study will be kept anonymous and private. No identifying information, such as e-mail, is recorded or stored. The survey results will be kept in a secure research database, and only the researchers will have access to the records. Any reporting will include aggregate data. If you have any questions regarding the study, please feel free to contact me at Donevant@email.sc.edu or my faculty advisor, Dr. Joan Culley at JCULLEY@mailbox.sc.edu. If you have any concerns your rights as a participant, please contact the Office of Research Compliance at University of South Carolina at (803) 777-7095.
    If you would like to participate in the survey, please select the link to access the survey:   Survey on Mobile Health Apps

    Once you enter the survey, step-by-step instructions are provided to complete the survey. The survey includes some general demographic questions followed by seven specific categories of mobile health app features. The last three questions allow you to provide specific feedback or information on your experience with mobile health apps. It should take approximately 15 to 20 minutes to complete the survey. You have the option to save the responses and return at a later time to complete the survey.
     
    Thank you so much for your assistance and time by provide essential feedback on mobile health apps to advance the adoption of this evolving technology
     

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  • Researching new triage methods to save lives

    Posted Apr 26, 2017 by Kathryn Chambrovich
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    Posted Apr 26, 2017 by Kathryn Chambrovich
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  • U.S. News and World Report Ranks University of South Carolina No. 3 in Nation for Online Graduate Nursing Programs

    Posted Apr 23, 2015 by Adam Burkhart

    The 2015 U.S. News and World Report's Best Online Education Programs ranked the College of Nursing's graduate nursing programs No. 3 (tied with Johns Hopkins University), a move from No. 16 in 2014. This ranking reflects the online master's nurse practitioner and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs.

    This ranking underscores our momentum and commitment to quality...

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    The 2015 U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Education Programs ranked the College of Nursing’s graduate nursing programs No. 3 (tied with Johns Hopkins University), a move from No. 16 in 2014. This ranking reflects the online master’s nurse practitioner and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs.

    This ranking underscores our momentum and commitment to quality education as we accelerate our national prominence,” Dean Jeannette Andrews said. “We have a very purposeful and strategic agenda that our students, faculty, staff, alumni and clinical partners are all dedicated to achieving.”

    Online graduate degree programs are becoming a more natural choice for busy professionals who wish to seek higher education opportunities without leaving the workforce. The U.S. News and World Report rankings are based on student engagement, admissions selectivity, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation, and student services and technology.

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  • College of Nursing to offer Leadership Programs - College of Nursing | University of South Carolina

    Posted Mar 13, 2015 by Tim Armes

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