Nursing Shortage? What Nursing Shortage?

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...

OCN Prepares to Study Demand for Nurses in Oregon

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...

Demand Takeaways…What We Learned

Have you had a chance to check out OCN’s latest report on nursing demand? The report, released at the end of June, shows a growing demand for registered nurses in Oregon and a projected shortage of nurses in the near future. OCN worked with local hospitals and...
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