This is the third in a sequence of four clinical nursing courses which builds on previously acquired skills and knowledge. The focus is on chronic health problems across the life span related to the physiological and psychosocial needs of the client within the legal and ethical parameters of the nursing profession. (9 cr. hrs.) (Fall). Prerequisites: NURS 1500 and SCIN 1010-1020 with grades of C+ or higher; or a grade of C or higher in alternative sciences BIOL 2020-2030 and either BIOL 2010 or CHEM 1010/1020 or 1510; Professional level CPR certification through an American Heart Association or American Red Cross course; evidence of current health insurance: updated health form specific for nursing students must be maintained throughout the program. Program requirements and prerequisites can be found in the "Programs" section of this catalog. General Assembly Session (4 hrs./wk.), Small Assembly Sessions (2 hrs./wk.), hospital laboratory (11 hrs./wk.). Labs can be assigned during day, evening and/or weekend hours. During planned mental health/community experiences, lab times may change. Some Internet/Web CT assignments are required in the course. A grade of C or higher is required to continue in the program. Satisfactory and safe performance in the lab is required to pass the course. Liability insurance, lab fee, testing fee and course fee. A required orientation will be held prior to the start of the semester.