Nursing Professional Development

Growth Opportunities for Nurses

Many leadership and professional development opportunities are available to Fred Hutch nurses who are looking to expand their role or grow their skill set. Nurses may seek advanced roles within departments such as quality, regulatory affairs, education or program development.

Leadership and Professional Development Opportunities

Nurses can progress to clinic leadership roles by becoming preceptors, supervisors, managers or professional practice coordinators and can serve on various nursing committees. Fred Hutch nurses at every level are encouraged to participate in scholarly inquiry and quality improvement and present their work in local, national and international professional conferences and publications.

Continuing Education

Fred Hutch RNs and LPNs who work at least 50 percent FTE and have been employed for longer than six months are eligible to receive continuing education funds every fiscal year, up to $300, based on percent FTE. Funds can be used for many kinds of continuing education, including local and national conferences, professional membership fees, health care books and study and testing time toward nursing certifications.

Fred Hutch employees who have an FTE of 50 percent or more and have completed one year of continuous service are eligible for tuition reimbursement through Fred Hutch.

Fred Hutch’s Clinical Continuing Education Library has a robust range of live and pre-recorded classes and webinars from world-renowned experts in cancer care. Access is available to staff and students at all Fred Hutch locations and academic partner institutions. For more information, please email

Training Opportunities

Practical Clinical Training

Nursing Management of the Cellular Therapy & Blood and Marrow Transplant Patient

The purpose of this two-day course is to give an overview of the management and nursing care re-lating to the BMT & Immunotherapy patient. To receive contact hours, participant must be present for all course content and complete the online evaluation.

Three class offerings in 2023

  • January 31st and February 1, 2023 from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
  • May 30 and 31, 2023 from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
  • October 31 and November 1, 2023 from 9 a.m. - 3:30p.m.


Fred Hutch supports the following scholarship opportunities for nurses to grow their nursing practice through education and professional development.

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Residency Programs

Fred Hutch supports the education and growth of students, novice nurses and experienced nurses through a variety of specialized training and residency programs. 

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