2017 ORS 413.435¹
Administrative requirements for students in clinical training

(1) The Oregon Health Authority, in collaboration with the State Workforce and Talent Development Board, shall convene a work group to develop standards for administrative requirements for student placement in clinical training settings in Oregon. The work group may include representatives of:

(a) State education agencies;

(b) A public educational institution offering health care professional training;

(c) Independent or proprietary educational institutions offering health care professional training;

(d) An employer of health care professionals; and

(e) The Health Care Workforce Committee established under ORS 413.017 (Public Health Benefit Purchasers Committee, Health Care Workforce Committee and Health Plan Quality Metrics Committee).

(2)(a) The work group shall develop standards for:

(A) Drug screening;

(B) Immunizations;

(C) Criminal records checks;

(D) Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act orientation; and

(E) Other standards as the work group deems necessary.

(b) The standards must apply to students of nursing and allied health professions. The standards may apply to students of other health professions.

(c) The standards must pertain to clinical training in settings including but not limited to hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers, as those terms are defined in ORS 442.015 (Definitions).

(3) The work group shall make recommendations on the standards developed under this section and the initial and ongoing implementation of the standards to the Oregon Health Policy Board established in ORS 413.006 (Establishment of Oregon Health Policy Board).

(4) The authority may establish by rule standards for student placement in clinical training settings that incorporate the standards developed under this section and approved by the Oregon Health Policy Board. [2011 c.136 §1; 2017 c.185 §10; 2017 c.297 §24]

Note: See note under 413.430 (Functions of Director of Oregon Health Authority regarding health professionals).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 413—Oregon Health Authority, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors413.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.