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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.

Friday Huddle

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

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RN Well-Being Project

Learn more about our collaborative efforts to support Oregon’s nursing workforce.

Nursing Workforce Research Matters

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

Upcoming OCN Events

January 21 Friday Huddle

January 21, 2022 8:00 AM

January 28 Friday Huddle

January 28, 2022 8:00 AM

January Simulation Journal Club

January 31, 2022 3:30 PM

February 2022 Student Huddle

February 9, 2022 12:00 PM

February Simulation Journal Club

February 28, 2022 3:30 PM

OCN Recognizes Nurse Preceptors Across Oregon

It’s no secret Oregon’s entire nursing workforce is under immense pressure as pandemic surges and workforce shortages continue to frustrate health care providers. Maintaining a pipeline of registered nurses to provide quality health care to Oregonians across the state...

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Nurses In Distress Summit Summary Available

Oregon's nurses are in distress. The unrelenting nature of prolonged public health crisis, along with the challenges facing the nursing profession prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, has taken its toll on Oregon’s nursing workforce. Many are leaving their work and...

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Filling the Gaps

As COVID lingers, Oregon’s clinical preceptors seek to balance their role as critical mentors with the threat of burnout.In a monastery, a “preceptor” is the abbey’s primary music-maker; in Freemasonry, a preceptor is the leader of a lodge. For new nurses at certain...

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