UW Bothell Alert

Operations are suspended at UW Bothell and Cascadia effective 7 p.m. for the remainder of Thursday evening. Classes and evening activities are cancelled and the library is closed.


School of Nursing and Health Studies

Program Goals

The First Year Entry BSN Program prepares the graduate to:


  • Integrate concepts from the Arts and Sciences in promoting health and managing complex nursing care situations.
  • Apply leadership concepts, skills, and decision making in the provision, and oversight of nursing practice in a variety of settings.
  • Translate principles of patient safety and quality improvement into the delivery of high quality of care.
  • Appraise, critically summarize and translate current evidence into nursing practice.Integrate knowledge, processes, and skills from nursing science; information and patient care technologies; and communication tools to facilitate clinical decision-making, and the delivery of safe and effective nursing care.
  • Describe the effects of health policy, economic, legal, political, and socio-cultural factors on the delivery of and advocacy for equitable health care.
  • Demonstrate effective professional communication and collaboration to optimize health outcomes.
  • Deliver and advocate for health promotion and disease prevention strategies at the individual, family, community and population levels.
  • Demonstrate value-based, professional behaviors that integrate altruism, autonomy, integrity, social justice and respect for diversity and human dignity.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, clinical decision making, and psychomotor skills necessary for the delivery of competent, evidence-based, holistic, and compassionate care to patients across the life span.