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OSBN Policies & Interpretive Statements

Please Note: Some of the policies posted below are being incorporated into Oregon Administrative Rule or replaced with Interpretive Statements, Frequently Asked Questions, or Decision Trees. This ongoing transition will occur with the input of various stakeholder groups and Board staff. 

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General Policies
​​Publishing Disciplinary Actions Refund Policy-Licensure Fees  Terminology
Nursing Practice Policies/Interpretive Statements
APRNs and Non-Surgical Aesthetic Procedures Fitness to Practice: Sexual Misconduct
​Complaint Evaluation Tool (When Do I Report a Nurse/Nursing Assistant?) Fitness to Practice: Substance Use Disorders & Positive Criminal Background Check for SUD Scope-of-Practice Decision-Making Guideline for All Licensed Nurses
Complementary and Alternative Modalities and Nursing Practice Foot Care Provided by RNs and LPNs Standing Orders Used by RNs and LPNs
Cosmetic Procedures Licensed Nurse Supervision in Settings Other Than Community-Based Care RNs Who Perform Sexual Assault Examinations (SAE)
Cultural Competency Continuing Education Nursing Assessment and Pronouncement of Death Use of Sedation & Anesthetic Agents
"Delegation Process" and 
"Assignment and Supervision
"
Orientation to a Nursing Position Prior to Licensure in Oregon Vascular and Non-Vascular Access and Infusion Therapy
Pain Management ​​​Worksetting Guidelines for Licensees in the HPSP or on Board-Ordered Probation
​Fitness to Practice: Evaluation of Applicants Patient Abandonment
​Fitness to Practice: Failure to Disclose, Lying, or Falsification of Applications ​​Practice Requirement for LPNs, RNs, and Advanced Practice Nurses
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Dual Licensure/Certification Individualized Re-Entry Plan for LPNs and RNs NA/MA Testing Accomodations
High Stakes Testing or Single Assessment Approaches in Nursing Education Programs NCLEX Testing Accommodations  Transport Team Exemption