OAR 851-047-0040
Teaching the Performance of Tasks for an Anticipated Emergency

The Registered Nurse may teach tasks to unlicensed persons which prepare the persons to deal with an anticipated emergency under the following conditions:


The Registered Nurse assesses the probability that the unlicensed persons will encounter an emergency situation. Teaching for an anticipated emergency should be limited to those who are likely to encounter such an emergency situation.


The Registered Nurse teaches the emergency procedure.


The Registered Nurse leaves detailed step-by-step instructions how to respond to the anticipated emergency.


Preparation for an anticipation of an emergency includes the administration of injectable medications by the intramuscular route as provided in ORS 433.800 (Definitions for ORS 433.800 to 433.830)433.830 (Immunity of trained person and institution rendering emergency assistance), Programs to Treat Allergens and Hypoglycemia.


The Registered Nurse periodically evaluates the unlicensed persons’ competence regarding the anticipated emergency situation.


The responsibility, accountability and authority to teach for an anticipated emergency remains with the Registered Nurse.

Source: Rule 851-047-0040 — Teaching the Performance of Tasks for an Anticipated Emergency, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=851-047-0040.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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