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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...read more
Back in 2002, when the Oregon Center for Nursing was first created, there was an evidence-based concern that the nation would be facing a potentially catastrophic shortage of nurses by 2010. When 2010 came around, as one of the only positive outcomes of the Great...read more
The Oregon Center for Nursing’s (OCN) newly updated infographic, Nursing Education in Oregon, shows graduations from Oregon’s nursing programs have remained relatively stable despite ongoing faculty shortage concerns. “The number of graduates went down slightly from...read more