2013 ORS § 441.168¹
Leaving a patient care assignment

A registered nurse at a hospital may not place a patient at risk of harm by leaving a patient care assignment during an agreed upon shift or an agreed upon extended shift without authorization from the appropriate supervisory personnel. [2001 c.609 §5]

Note: See note under 441.160 (Hospital defined for ORS 441.162 to 441.170).