This clinical course provides the student with opportunities to implement the role of provider of care and designer, coordinator, and manager of care. The nursing process is applied in the care of patients and their families who are experiencing acute and chronic alterations in health care needs. Emphasis is placed on caring for the older adult in a clinical setting.Clinical/laboratory experience consists of 126 contact hours. Prerequisite: admission to the BSN degree program. Graded on an S/U basis.