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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.

COVID-19 and Workforce Data

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

Friday Huddle

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

Nursing Workforce Research Matters

…to ensure all Oregonians have access to a quality, highly educated nurse.

Upcoming OCN Events

October 30 Friday Huddle

October 30, 2020 8:00 AM

November 6 Friday Huddle

November 6, 2020 8:00 AM

November 13 Friday Huddle

November 13, 2020 8:00 AM

Simulation Journal Club

November 18, 2020 12:00 PM

November 20 Friday Huddle

November 20, 2020 8:00 AM

December 4 Friday Huddle

December 4, 2020 8:00 AM

December 11 Friday Huddle

December 11, 2020 8:00 AM

Simulation Journal Club

December 16, 2020 12:00 PM

December 18 Friday Huddle

December 18, 2020 8:00 AM

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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