The Nursing II course expands on previous concepts and competencies introduced during Nursing I. Students will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of theory and practice skills for assessment, medication administration, and management of universal human needs in health promotion, education, documentation, and healthcare informatics. Holistic nursing care of patients and families during childbearing years as well as selected alterations in health across the life span and concepts of Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation will be discussed. Students will demonstrate increasing complexity in their abilities to critically think and clinically reason using the programs conceptual framework as a guide for practice. Simulation lab and clinical will be utilized to reinforce concepts from lecture as well as facilitate the continued development of critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills. (Prerequisite: NURS110W, NURS111W BIOL114W, PSYC112W; Corequisite: BIOL115W)