Oregon Board of Nursing

Rule Rule 851-031-0088
Registered Nurse First Assistant Status


(1)

The Board shall maintain a registry of Registered Nurse First Assistants.

(2)

Oregon Registered Nurses may apply for placement on the registry pursuant to ORS 678.366 (Registered nurse first assistants).

(3)

An applicant for initial placement on the registry shall:

(a)

Hold a current, unencumbered Registered Nurse license in the State of Oregon;

(b)

Submit a registry application; and

(c)

Submit evidence of current certification as a Registered Nurse First Assistant from a Board-approved national certifying body; or

(d)

Submit evidence of current certification as a Certified Operating Room Nurse (CNOR); and

(e)

Submit documentation showing successful completion of a Registered Nurse First Assistant program which meets the Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses’ “AORN Recommended Education Standards for RN First Assistant Programs” as stated in the 2005 AORN Standards, Recommended Practices, and Guidelines.

(4)

To maintain placement on the registry an applicant shall:

(a)

Submit the registry application and evidence of current certification as a Registered Nurse First Assistant from a Board-approved national certifying body; or

(b)

Submit the registry application and evidence of current certification as a CNOR.
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