Growth in BSN Programs Impacts Oregon’s Workforce

The Oregon Center for Nursing’s (OCN) recently released a new report, “Trends in Oregon Nursing Education, 2012-2018,” which examines long-term trends in the state’s nursing education pipeline. “It all starts with education,” said Jana R. Bitton, OCN’s Executive...

OCN Fundraiser Highlights Innovative Nurses

More than 125 nurses and stakeholders from around Oregon came together on October 23rd at the Oregon Center for Nursing’s (OCN) annual fundraiser breakfast at the Oregon Zoo.  The theme of this year’s event was “Innovating for Oregon.” “When people think of...

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 better. And...

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 professionals in...
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