2017 ORS 678.040¹
Qualifications of applicants for license

Each 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 furnish 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 from a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse nursing education program accredited by the Oregon State Board of Nursing;

(2) The applicant has graduated from a nursing program in the United States which program is either accredited by the licensing board for nurses in a particular state or United States territory, or, if the licensing board is not the accrediting agency in that state or United States territory, the program is accredited by the appropriate accrediting agency for that state or United States territory; or

(3) The applicant has graduated in another country and has an education equivalent to that provided by accredited programs in this country. [Amended by 1953 c.254 §16; 1957 c.316 §9; 1973 c.584 §4; 1981 c.369 §2]

Chapter 678

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

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 678—Nurses; Nursing Home Administrators, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors678.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 678, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano678.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.