Prerequisites: BIO - 186 Microbiology, ENG - 105 Composition I, PSY - 111 Introduction to Psychology. Corequisites: BIO - 206 Anatomy and Physiology I, and PSY - 121 Developmental Psychology. Nursing I (ADN-100) utilizes the nursing process with emphasis on assessment and nursing diagnosis to meet client safety and comfort needs throughout the life span. The course introduces fundamental evidence-based nursing interventions supporting health promotion/maintenance to assist the client to maintain psychosocial and physiological integrity in a safe and effective environment. The course incorporates caring concepts, cultural aspects, and communication principles. Professional nursing practice, nursing historical perspectives, and current trends in health care are addressed. Clinical experiences include opportunities to apply the nursing process working with the health care team in gerontology long-term care, medical-surgical, and community settings.