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The Oregon Center for Nursing facilitates research and collaboration for Oregon’s nursing workforce to support informed, well-prepared, diverse and exceptional nursing professionals.

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Simulation Resources

Connect with colleagues and resources dedicated to quality simulation education!

Friday Huddle

Learn more about our weekly Huddles with nursing leaders and stakeholders.

COVID-19 and Workforce Data

Statistics to keep in mind as the nursing workforce responds to COVID-19 in our communities.

A Workforce Under Stress: Care for our Caregivers

PNW RNs are not OK. Is there any solution for burnout? As it enters a third surge in the United States, the COVID-19 pandemic may be breaking healthcare workers. As if this writing, more than 11 million Americans have contracted the virus; reported new cases are up 77...

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Clinical Placements for Nursing Students in an Era of Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its seventh month in Oregon, it continues to impact the nursing workforce in multiple ways. As facilities, particularly in the Portland Metro area, continue to pivot and shift to meet emerging community health needs, many have reduced...

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