Clinical lab to be taken concurrently with NRS 211. This clinical course provides for application of theoretical concepts to the nursing care of adults and children in acute care and psychiatric settings. Emphasis is on the use of the nursing process to develop individualized plans of care for patients across the lifespan. During the psychiatric nursing rotation, emphasis is on developing interpersonal and therapeutic communication skills and caring for the mentally ill client. Prerequisite: NRS 103 and 131/133 with a 2.0 or better.