Advancing the Nursing Profession in Oregon

Kristena McAllister, MSN, RN

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center in Springfield, OR

OCN is Oregon's Nursing Workforce Center

For more than 20 years, the Oregon Center for Nursing (OCN) has led the way in identifying solutions to support Oregon’s nurses. Our statewide impact includes workforce research, programming, education, and more. 

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