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OSBN Policies & Position Papers
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General Policies
Issue/Project Review and Prioritization Policy    
Policymaking Terminology    
Refund Policy-Licensure Fees    
Nursing Practice Policies
Authority to Accept and Implement Orders for Client Care and Treatment Licensed Nurse Supervision in Settings Other Than Community-Based Care Scope-of-Practice for Advanced Practice Nurses Regarding Ordering of Restraints & Seclusion: Use for Behavior Management (CNS/NP)
Authorized Orders for Client Care NPs and CNSs with Prescriptive Authority and Non-Prescriptive Remedies Role of the RN in Use of Restraints & Seclusion in Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities Providing Inpatient Psychiatric Services to Individuals Under Age 21
Complementary and Alternative Modalities and Nursing Practice Nursing Assessment and Pronouncement of Death RN Delegation in Settings Other Than Community-Based Care
Cosmetic and Dermatologic Procedures Orientation to a Nursing Position Prior to Licensure in Oregon RNs as First Assistants in Surgery
The Relationship Between Data Collection by Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP) and Nursing Assessment Pain Management Scope-of-Practice Competencies for the Registered Nurse Who Performs Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations
Direct Entry Midwifery Patient Abandonment The RN in the School Setting

Employment Requirement for CNAs and CMAs

RN Role in the EMTALA Medical Screening Exam

Practice Requirement for LPNs, RNs, and Advanced Practice Nurses Scope-of-Practice Decision-Making Guideline for RN and LPN Practice
Guidelines for Infusion Therapy Utilization of Prescriptive Authority for CNSs and NPs Use of Sedation & Anesthetic Agents
Involuntary Commitment Orders: NP and CNS Scopes of Practice NPs and CNSs with Prescriptive Authority and Prescriptive Remedies Standing Orders Used by RNs and LPNs
Administration of the Oregon OSHA Respirator Medical Evaluation Questionnaire and Clearance for Respirator Fit Testing Transport Team Exemption in ORS 678.031
Disciplinary Policies
CNAs with Chemical Dependence Theft, Fraud & Deception  
Obtaining/Retaining CNA2 or CMA with an Encumbered CNA1 Worksetting Guidelines for Licensees in the HPSP  
Discipline of Nurses and Nursing Assistants with Dual Licensure or Certification Worksetting Restrictions for Licensees/Certificate Holders on Probation  
Law Enforcement Referral  
Lying & Falsification    
Licensing/Certification with Immediate Disciplinary Sanctions    
Murder, Abuse & Neglect    
Patient Abandonment    
Probation Contingent on Nursing Practice/Performance of Duties    
Publishing Disciplinary Actions    
CNA Exam Accommodations  
Credentials Evaluation Services  
Critical Shortage Areas  
Cultural Competence CE Position Statement    
Individual Re-Entry Plans    
NCLEX Accommodations