Prerequisite: Admission into the RN to BSN Completion Program. This course allows the student to integrate and apply the professional roles of the nurse to a selected nursing area of interest. The clinical learning experience immerses the student in a selected nursing practice area. Didactic study examines the roles of the professional nurse in our current and future global society. Professional nursing in a changing health care delivery system will be integrated. Assignments and clinical experience provide the opportunity to strengthen critical and reflective thinking skills through the development of a philosophy of nursing, ethical, statement, and application of evidence based practice to a quality improvement project within the scope of generalist nursing practice.