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Practice Education, Conferences and Events

A valued component of nurses’ practice is life-long learning and continuing competency development. ONA Professional Services offers a variety of learning opportunities to support its members and all nurses in Oregon. All educational opportunities are evaluated by either the ONA’s Continuing Education Approval Recognition Program (CEARP) or by the California Board of Registered Nursing Continuing Education Recognition Program with continuing nursing education contact hours being awarded for attendance consistent with the program proposal.

Another venue in which continuing competency occurs is professional nursing practice committees (called PNCCs in ONA). These practice groups, created by contract and consisting of direct care nurses with expertise, consider practice problems, their cause(s), and make recommendations for solutions to nursing administrative personnel such as the chief nursing executive.  

Conferences & Events


Documents and Handouts from Some Past Events 

Oregon Nurse Staffing Collaborative Conference 2011

The third nurse staffing conference, held on Friday, October 21, 2011 in Medford, explored the linkages between practice, staffing and outcomes and is important for all Oregon nurses in nursing care delivery.


Archived Webinars

* Watching/Listening to the webinar does not earn you continuing education/contact hours. CE’s are only available for the original scheduled date

NP Liability Claims Study: Implications for Your Practice - occured March 13, 2010 

Nurse Practitioner Liability Claims Study: Implications for Your Practice
March 13, 2010, 10:02 am Pacific DT
1 hour 28 mins

Nurse Practitioner License Investigations - occured November 21, 2009

To view the recorded webinar Nurse Practitioner License Investigations: What To Do If It Happens To You, that took place November 21, 2009, all you will need is access to the Internet. To start viewing the webinar , click on the link below:

The webinar will automatically open and begin. To view the video of the speakers you will need to open the video panel by clicking on the blue video icon (as shown below) in the upper right corner of the screen. If you would like to move forward or backward in the presentation you can drag the time ticker at the bottom of the screen to move to the desired point in the presentation. If you have any questions, please e-mail Professional Services.  If you have any technical difficulties with viewing the webinar, please contact Pisith Kong at ONA, 503-293-0011 ext. 335