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; also for Basic Students: ENGL 1301, RNSG 1413, 1360, 1412, 1431, and 1460; also for Transition Students: RNSG 1327, 1251, 1160 and 2213. Co-requisites for Basic Students ARTS 1301 or MUSI 1306 or DRAM 1310; RNSG 2213 and 2360. Co-requisites for Transition Students: ENGL 1301 and RNSG 2360.