ORS 678.040
Qualifications of applicants for license


An applicant for a license under ORS 678.010 (Definitions for ORS 678.010 to 678.410) to 678.448 (Use of titles “Certified Nursing Assistant,” “nursing assistant,” “nurse aide” or “CNA”) shall provide to the Oregon State Board of Nursing satisfactory evidence that the applicant’s physical and mental health is such that it is safe for the applicant to practice, and that:

(1)

The applicant has graduated:

(a)

From a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse nursing education program approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing;

(b)

From a nursing program in the United States that:

(A)

Is accredited or approved by the licensing board for nurses in a particular state or United States territory and approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing; or

(B)

If the licensing board is not the accrediting or approval agency in that state or United States territory, is accredited or approved by the appropriate agency for that state or United States territory and approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing;

(c)

In another country and has an education equivalent to that provided by accredited or approved programs in this country; or

(d)

From a military training program that the board specifies by rule to be qualified as a nursing education program for a licensed practical nurse; or

(2)

If the applicant is an applicant for licensure by indorsement, the applicant has been licensed as a licensed practical nurse in another state or territory of the United States based upon recognition of the applicant’s military education. [Amended by 1953 c.254 §16; 1957 c.316 §9; 1973 c.584 §4; 1981 c.369 §2; 2019 c.257 §1; 2019 c.358 §25a]
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Atty. Gen. Opinions

Disclosure by Board of Nursing of names, business and home addresses of registered and licensed practical nurses, (1982) Vol. 42, p 382; licensing requirements for hospital technicians employed by state correctional facilities, (1987) Vol 45, p 188


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