Nurse Practitioner Practice Requirements
The practice requirement as a nurse practitioner must be met through practice, which meets the definition in OAR 851-050-0000(17) in the following manner:
Completion of a nurse practitioner program within the past one year; or
Completion of a nurse practitioner program within the past two years and a minimum of 192 hours of practice as a nurse practitioner; or
960 hours of nurse practitioner practice within the five years preceding certification application or renewal; or
Completion of a Board supervised advanced practice re-entry program which meets the requirements of OAR 851-050-0006 within two years immediately preceding issuance of certification under a limited or registered nurse license and a limited nurse practitioner certificate.
All practice hours claimed are subject to audit and disciplinary action for falsification.