Health Professions Generally

ORS 676.115
Use of title “nurse”

An individual may not use the title “nurse” unless the individual:


Has earned a nursing degree or a nursing certificate from a nursing education program that is:


Approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing; or


Accredited or approved by another state or United States territory as described under ORS 678.040 (Qualifications of applicants for license) and approved by the board; and


Is licensed by a health professional regulatory board to practice the particular health care profession in which the individual’s nursing degree or nursing certificate was earned. [2015 c.345 §2; 2017 c.101 §17; 2019 c.358 §19]


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Jun. 26, 2021