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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Since 2014, there has been a marked increase in the number of nurses obtaining licenses in Oregon through the process of endorsement. In fact, between July 2014 and August 2017, more than 14,000 nurses obtained their license via endorsement. This influx of nurses...read more
Resource gains national recognition as meaningful approach to increase safety Lake Oswego, Ore. – August 8, 2018 – Today, Governor Kate Brown joined Oregon’s hospitals, doctors’ organizations, nurses’ organization, and organized labor groups in announcing a new...read more
The Oregon Center for Nursing (OCN) is preparing to study the demand for nurses in Oregon. Data on the future need for nurses is crucial in planning to meet the health needs of the state’s communities. “OCN is one of the only independent organizations in Oregon...read more