ORS 676.115¹
Use of title “nurse”

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

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

(a) Approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing; or

(b) 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

(2) 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]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 676—Health Professions Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors676.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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.
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