nursing workforce

  • OCN Recognizes Preceptors Across the State

    September 14, 2022

    As Oregon’s healthcare providers continue to address unprecedented staffing needs within their facilities, the Oregon Center for Nursing (OCN) is celebrating the vital work of nurse preceptors through the second annual Oregon Outstanding Nurse Preceptor Awards. In conjunction with Nursing Professional Development Week, OCN will recognize and honor 14 nurses who serve a critical role … Read more

  • Impact of Stress on Nurse Workforce Will Outlast Pandemic

    April 21, 2021

    As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its second year, its impact on healthcare workers continues. A new research brief from the Oregon Center for Nursing (OCN) summarizes recent findings regarding the pandemic’s impact on the stress levels and emotional health of registered nurses and other healthcare workers. “The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Oregon’s registered … Read more

  • A Workforce Under Stress: Care for our Caregivers

    November 30, 2020

    PNW RNs are not OK. Is there any solution for burnout? As it enters a third surge in the United States, the COVID-19 pandemic may be breaking healthcare workers. As if this writing, more than 11 million Americans have contracted the virus; reported new cases are up 77 percent, to 172,391; new deaths have risen … Read more

  • Portland Business Journal: Oregon Nursing Workforce Strained by COVID-19

    March 18, 2020

    Check out the Portland Business Journal’s recent article on COVID-19’s potential to impact Oregon’s nurse workforce. 

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