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 nursing care of patients with illnesses and disorders of various body systems, child-bearing family and the pediatric patient which must be completed satisfactorily to progress to Nursing 103B. This course is intended for certificate and diploma programs.