Oregon’s licensed practical nurse (LPN) workforce has experience growth in recent years, according to a new report released by the Oregon Center for Nursing, Oregon’s Licensed Practical Nurse Workforce. “LPNs are an important part of the nursing profession,” said Jana R. Bitton, OCN’s Executive Director.
More than 125 nurses from around Oregon came together on September 21 to “Connect” at the Oregon Center for Nursing’s (OCN) annual fundraiser breakfast at the Oregon Zoo. “Connections are crucial in today’s fast-moving world,” said OCN Executive Director Jana R. Bitton. “It is important
OAC members will be presenting at the following local conferences this fall: OPHA Conference, Corvallis, October 10-11, 2016 NPO Annual Conference, Hood River, October 12-15, 2016 OHNA Annual Conference, Breitenbush, October 16-19, 2016 OCN Annual Conference, Portland, October 20, 2016 AACN Annual Critical Care Symposium,
Nurses on Boards Coalition compliments OAC’s work to increase nurse board service by Jake Creviston, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC The Institute of Medicine report “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health,” released in October of 2010, has served as a guide for how nursing can positively
Steering Committee member Virlena Crosley has both a personal and professional interest in seeing more nurses involved on boards. Over a 15-year period Ms. Crosley has observed first-hand the important care that nurses have provided to a close family member. She knows these nurses to