A comprehensive listing of Oregon nursing schools. Below you'll find information on specific nursing programs such as licensed practical nursing, RN associate's degree, and bachelor's degree. You'll also find a profile of nursing education and careers in each major Oregon city.
A career as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) is the perfect fit for an aspiring nurse seeking rapid employment, a stable salary, and numerous opportunities for advancement. Most importantly, this career is a great fit for any individual who passionately enjoys working with and caring for people.
Overview of CNA role and training programs
An aspiring licensed practical nurse (LPN) must be confident in the medical environment, passionate about caring for patients, and able to operate independently and effectively. LPNs administer medications, measure blood pressure and other vitals, and provide direct care to patients. To master these skills, Oregon’s LPNs must complete an education and training program at one of the state’s nursing schools.
LPN programs in Oregon
Registered nurses (RNs) are highly valued for their confidence in the medical arena, leadership skills, and awareness of current ethical and social issues. This caliber of service requires excellent education and advanced clinical experience. Oregon’s aspiring RNs may accomplish this through one of two pathways: an associate’s degree in nursing (ADN) or a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN).
Overview of BSN programs
Portland is home to the state of Oregon’s largest medical center, Oregon Health & Science University Hospital. This facility is ranked regionally and nationally, and it provides a framework of resources and infrastructure for surrounding nursing institutions. The hospital is part of the larger Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), which offers baccalaureate, master’s, and doctorate degree programs on a wide array of nursing topics.
Portland degree programs