UW Bothell to Host annual Nursing Career Advancement Day


January 10, 2011
CONTACT: Richard Penny - (425) 352-3395 – pennyr2@uw.edu

BOTHELL, Wash. – The University of Washington Bothell will host its eighth annual Nursing Career Advancement Day Fair on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 (11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.). Representatives of over 20 Washington state health care employers and educational institutions will be available at the fair to discuss nursing career and educational opportunities with attendees.

Organizations expected to participate include Washington Center for Nursing, Continuing Nursing Education at UW School of Nursing, UW Medicine, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle Pacific University, UW School of Nursing (Seattle), Harrison Medical Center, Public Health Reserve Corps, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle University College of Nursing and Valley General Hospital.
Of the event, Emily Christian, Assistant Director of the UW Bothell career center, says “Nursing Career Advancement Day is an opportunity for prospective students, current students and alumni to network with regional employers and nursing educational programs. Students currently enrolled in RN programs who wish to complete a BSN or those thinking of a career in nursing are encouraged to attend.”
All are invited to this great opportunity to connect with current nursing students’ discover what it takes to earn an AND, BSN, or MN degree, and explore employer-based resources to help support career development.
The Nursing Career Advancement Day Fair will be held at the University of Washington Bothell, 18115 Campus Way NE, in the North Creek Events Center. The event is free and open to the public. For additional information, contact (425) 352-3662.