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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6947
Tracking Number - 4474

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2014-04-01
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): The credit hours are changing from variable (1-3) to fixed two credits. The course description and objectives have also been updated to meet accreditation requirements.
Comments: change from 1-3 v to 2 credits ; for Nursing program. To GC; Apprd 12/10/13; To USF Sys 2/4/14, to SCNS 2/12/14. Approved eff 4/1/14

Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2013-04-09
  2. Department: Nursing
  3. College: NR
  4. Budget Account Number: 620100020
  5. Contact Person: Dewel Lindsey
  6. Phone: 8133969978
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: NGR
  9. Number: 6947
  10. Full Title: Clinical Teaching Practicum
  11. Credit Hours: 2
  12. Section Type: I - Internships (Including Practicum)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?:
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Clinical Teaching Practicum
  19. Course Online?: C - Face-to-face (0% online)
  20. Percentage Online: 0
  21. Grading Option: S - S/U Only
  22. Prerequisites: NGR 6713
  23. Corequisites:
  24. Course Description: Provides knowledge and experience in the application of teaching strategies and clinical experiences in a selected setting.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: Needed for accreditation
  26. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? All nursing education students would take it as part of their required curriculum. It would be offered at least once per year.
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? No
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) A doctorate or Masters degree in nursing.
  29. Objectives: By the completion of the course, the student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate advanced clinical knowledge and skills in supervising clinically focused students.

    2. Utilize appropriate learning theories, research, teaching/learning principles and evidence-based practices in the implementation of clinical learning experiences

    3. Model culturally appropriate care to meet the nursing and educational needs of nursing students and their patients across the lifespan.

    4. Participate as a team member in appropriate meetings related to relevant learning experiences.

  30. Learning Outcomes: 1. Students will apply clinical knowledge and skills to learning experiences in the hospital setting, clinical lab, and simulation center.
  31. Major Topics: N/A for practicum course
  32. Textbooks: Bastable, S.B. (2008). Nurse as educator: Principles of teaching and learning and learning for nursing practice (3rd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

    Billings, D.M., and Halstead, J.A. (2012). Teaching in nursing: A guide for faculty (4th ed.). Philadelphia: Saunders.

    Bradshaw, M.J. & Lowenstein, A.J. (2011). Innovative teaching strategies in nursing and related health professions (5th ed. ). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

    Gardner, M.R. & Suplee, P.D. (2010). Handbook of clinical teaching in nursing and health sciences. Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases:
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy:
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests:
  36. Attendance Policy: Course Attendance at First Class Meeting Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation Registration - 4.0101,

    Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (

    In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. Its the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.

  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
  38. Program This Course Supports: Nursing
  39. Course Concurrence Information: None

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