Prerequisites: NURS1206, NURS1207, PSYC2960, FSDT1350. The nursing process as a method of problem solving is discussed and related to a nursing care plan framework. Emphasis is placed on technical skills and identification of basic human needs as it relates to the nursing process. Nursing techniques taught in the program lab are correlated with scientific principles and applied in the clinical setting. Basic pharmacological principles and drug classification are included when medication administration is introduced. Clinical experiences are provided to apply nursing techniques, apply nursing process to patient care, and introduce the nurse and patient role in a variety of health care settings.