Focus on the clinical component of transition to the registered nurse role, nursing process, and further development of skills required for professional practice. Emphasis on the role of the registered nurse as provider of care, communicator, client advocate, and educator, as well as the development of professional behaviors, communication, and teaching/learning principles. Exploration of professional nursing care of diverse adult consumers exhibiting acute and chronic health conditions. Beginning use of informatics and evidence-based practice to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate consumer-centered care. 2 Credits (0 Lecture - 6 Clinical) Prerequisite(s): NUR234.