An introductory study of nursing with emphasis on acquiring the basic knowledge and behaviors needed to work as a nurse. Content is presented in relation to basic human needs and the nursing process. Situations are provided in the classroom setting, the autotutorial laboratory, college laboratory and the clinical setting. Class Notes: A criminal background check, drug testing, and name search on government registries are conducted for this program of study before clinical experience. The fee for this is $114.00 paid to Castle Branch with an additional fee for each State the student has resided or worked other than Illinois or Missouri. Details are provided in program orientation session(s). See program FAQ page on the college website for more information or call 235-2700, ext. 5355. Costs are the responsibility of the student. Enrollment Requirements: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of NE 102 with a grade of "C" or better or escrowed credits for CNA/LPN, completion of or concurrent enrollment in BIOL 157, HRO 150, SOC 153, HRO100/160 (or proficiency) each with a grade of "C" or better.