This course is required for paramedics entering the ADN Transition program. This course validates and expands on knowledge and skills obtained in previous health-care and general education courses. The nursing process is introduced and used as an approach to nursing care with emphasis on the basic human needs relating to oxygenation, nutrition, elimination, comfort and safety, security and mobility. The roles of the nurse as provider of care, communicator, teacher, manager and member of the profession are introduced and provide the framework for clinical application and evaluation. Additional lab time may be required.