BELLINGHAM - Nurses interested in pursuing the new nursing bachelor's degree offered at Western Washington University can attend an information session about the program Wednesday, Jan. 30.
The program is scheduled to begin in fall 2013 and will allow people who have completed their registered nurse studies to get their bachelor's degree in nursing through Western's Woodring College of Education.
With classes that meet once per week, the program aims to help students balance school with work and family lives. Coursework will include leadership skills, health care policy, patient safety and care coordination.
The information session will take place at 4:45 p.m. in room 203 of Western's Academic Instructional West building. Prospective students can meet faculty and learn about how to apply for the program, requirements for admission and opportunities for financial aid. Parking will be free in lot 12A after 4:30 p.m.