Advancing the Nursing Profession in Oregon

Kristena McAllister, MSN, RN

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

Welcome to the Oregon Center for Nursing (OCN)

For more than 20 years, OCN has served as Oregon’s nursing workforce center. Leading the way in identifying solutions to support Oregon’s nurses, our statewide impact includes workforce research, programming, education, and more. 

The Oregon Center for Nursing is facilitates independent nursing research.

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Learn more about the Oregon Center for Nursing and its statewide nurse programming.

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The Oregon Center for Nursing offers free, accessible resources for nurses.

Find information and resources to support you at every stage of your nursing career

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