• Addressing Public Health Nurse Well-Being through Health Information Technology in Coos, Crook, and Jefferson Counties

    April 06, 2023

    Public Health | Coos, Crook, & Jefferson Counties, OR Abstract While technology may be an increased stressor for nurses who work in a the hospital setting, the opposite may be true with public health home visiting nurses who have limited access to technology.  Our public health nurses indicated that they need access to over 100 … Read more

  • Employee Well-being Improvement Project

    Hospital | Hermiston, OR Abstract The specific well-being challenges this project aims to address are the consistent downplaying of personal needs and stress management in nurses and support staff. 92% of those surveyed at Good Shepherd have personally experienced or seen a coworker experience a work-related stressor in the past year. The project will contract … Read more

  • Workplace Violence Prevention Training at Providence Medford Medical Center

    Hospital | Medford, OR Abstract Providence Medford Medical Center (PMMC) healthcare staff have reported a steep increase in workplace violence incidents to 54 in 2022. Workplace violence in PMMC for patient to employee encompasses physical holds, pushing, threats of violence, escalated behavior, and violent language. The nurses see the incidents brought on by such states … Read more

  • Filling the Gaps

    August 24, 2021

    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 Oregon health care facilities, a preceptor can be a crucial guide … Read more

  • Check Out OCN’s Article in Portland Business Journal

    July 19, 2019

    We were thrilled to be contacted by the Portland Business Journal and included in their recent edition of How Oregon Works. Check out our article below!

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