Description: Provides an overview of identified general concepts to implement patient-centered care. Introduces concepts of glucose regulation, fluid and electrolyte balance, perfusion, sensory perception, thermo-regulation, tissue integrity, and patient education. Expands knowledge of gas exchange and mobility. Focuses on the role of the practical nurse in health promotion and maintenance. Provides an opportunity for students in the lab to learn the skills needed to provide quality, evidence-based care in the clinical setting. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.