Nursing care for clients and families experiencing serious threats to physiologic and psychosocial integrity is studied in depth. Students synthesize and integrate knowledge, skills, and abilities to evaluate and modify the plan of care; to independently plan, implement, and evaluate the delivery of safe, effective care; to facilitate optimal physiological and psychosocial functioning; to assist client/family coping and adaptation; to maximize health outcomes. Clinical experiences will be provided in a variety of specialized healthcare settings in acute hospitals and community agencies. This is a culminating experience course for the RN program. 3 class/10 clinical/1.5 lab hours.