Basic integration of the role of the professional nurse as a provider of patient-centered care, patient safety advocate, member of health care team, and member of the profession. Study of the common concepts of caring for adult patients and families with medical-surgical health care needs related to body systems, emphasizing knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. Prerequisites: BIOL 2301/2101, 2302/2102, 2320/2120; PSYC 2301 and 2314; RNSG 1413, 1360, 1431, 1460, 1412, for Basic Students; RNSG 1327, 1251, 1160 and 2213 for Transition Students and AHA/BLS-HCP. Co-requisites: ARTS 1301 or MUSI 1306 or DRAM 1310; RNSG 2360 and RNSG 2213 (for Basic Students).