OAR 851-021-0000
Purpose of Standards

To foster the safe and effective practice of nursing by graduates of nursing education programs by setting standards that promote adequate preparation of students for nursing practice. These standards will:


Serve as a guide for the development of new nursing education programs.


Enable innovative responses of established nursing education programs to a changing health care environment.


Provide criteria for the approval of new and established nursing education programs.


Facilitate interstate endorsement of graduates from Board approved nursing programs.


Provide for sanctions for nursing education programs that do not maintain compliance with Board established standards.

Source: Rule 851-021-0000 — Purpose of Standards, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=851-021-0000.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 851-021-0000’s source at or​.us