(1) It is the intent of the Legislative Assembly to require that nursing assistants be adequately trained.
(2) The Oregon State Board of Nursing shall prepare curricula and standards for training programs for nursing assistants. Such curricula and standards shall provide for additional training for nursing assistants to administer noninjectable medications.
(3) The Department of Human Services may impose civil penalties or revoke the license of any health care facility that employs any untrained nursing assistant for a period of more than eight weeks without providing for the training prescribed by the board. Any license which is revoked shall be revoked as provided in ORS 441.030.
(4) As used in this section, “nursing assistant” means a person who assists licensed nursing personnel in the provision of nursing care. [1977 c.309 §1]Section: Previous 678.380 678.385 678.390 678.395 678.410 678.420 678.425 678.440 678.442 678.444 678.445 678.505 678.510 678.515 678.520 Next
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