This course includes more advanced concepts as related to the practical nurse's caregiver and discipline-specific roles. Emphasis is placed on the nursing process, delegation, cost effectiveness, legal/ethical/professional issues, and wellness/illness patterns. Upon completion, students should be able to begin participating in the nursing process to promote/maintain/restore optimum health for diverse clients throughout the life span. The focus will be on vocational and personal adjustments inherent in the development of practical nurses which must be completed satisfactorily to progress to Nursing 102B and Nursing 103A. This course is intended for certificate and diploma programs.