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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.

Supply of Nurses

Our latest supply report, infographic, interactive charts and more!

Demand for Nurses

View updated data on Oregon’s demand for nurses and vacancy/turnover rates in key work settings.

Nursing Education

Updated information on nursing education in Oregon now available.

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Good Things Happening in Nursing

It’s easy to point out the challenges facing Oregon’s nursing workforce. We write about them … constantly. Extensively. Obsessively?When the focus centers on all the challenges and obstacles, it is easy to feel discouraged and think things aren’t getting...

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Conversation Around Workforce Focuses on Maldistribution

The Oregon Center for Nursing’s (OCN) recently released a new report on the nursing workforce, “Shortage or Maldistribution: Shifting the Conversation Around Oregon’s Nursing Workforce.” The report provides updated, detailed information on nursing...

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