2017 ORS 678.447¹
Use of titles “medication aide,” “Certified Medication Aide” or “CMA”

Use of titles “medication aide,” “Certified Medication Aide” or “CMA.” (1) An individual may not use the title “medication aide” or “Certified Medication Aide” or the abbreviation “CMA” unless the individual:

(a) Is a nursing assistant;

(b) Has successfully completed training prescribed by the Oregon State Board of Nursing pursuant to ORS 678.440 (Nursing assistants) for the administration of noninjectable medications; and

(c) Is authorized by the board to administer noninjectable medications.

(2) An individual who is currently enrolled in a program approved by the board under ORS 678.444 (Standards for training programs for nursing assistants) that includes training in the administration of noninjectable medications may use the title “student medication aide.” [2015 c.347 §3]

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.