2017 ORS 676.115¹
Use of title “nurse”

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This section is amended
Effective June 13, 2019
Relating to nurses; creating new provisions; amending ORS 336.479, 336.485, 342.475, 343.146, 414.025, 414.625, 417.875, 426.005, 430.010, 438.010, 441.064, 441.098, 475.005, 496.018, 659A.150, 676.115, 676.340, 678.010, 678.023, 678.031, 678.040, 678.050, 678.101, 678.111, 678.113, 678.123, 678.150, 678.285, 678.340, 678.360, 678.370, 678.372, 678.375, 678.380, 678.390, 678.410, 743A.012, 743A.036, 807.240, 811.604 and 811.611 and section 3, chapter 297, Oregon Laws 2013, section 1, chapter 694, Oregon Laws 2017, section 1, chapter 63, Oregon Laws 2018, and sections 3 and 4, chapter 121, Oregon Laws 2018; and declaring an emergency.

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 an accredited nursing program; 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]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 676—Health Professions Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors676.­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.
 
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