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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Scope-of-Practice

Frequently Asked Questions

Scope-of-Practice Decision-Making Guideline ​Ask A Scope-of-Practice Question
Division 50 (Nurse Practitioners) Division 52 (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists) Division 54 (Clinical Nurse Specialists)
​Termination of Patient Relationship (OSBN Sentinel September 2012)
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Prescriptive Authority
APRN Prescriptive Authority FAQs Division 56 (Prescribing and Dispensing) APRN Prescriptive Authority Booklet
​Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Oregon Board of Pharmacy Opioid Dose Calculator
​Opioid Analgesic Converter Buprenorphine FAQs Pain Management Article (OSBN Sentinel June 2014)
​Oregon Chronic Opioid Prescribing Guidelines ​Oregon Acute Opioid Prescribing Guidelines ​House Bill 2114 (Opioid Guidelines)

Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs:

​Pain Management Resources:

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Education
Clinical Placements Continuing Education FAQs for APRNs with Prescriptive Authority Continuing Education FAQs for APRNs without Prescriptive Authority
​Collaborative Opioid Prescribing Education for REMS (COPE-REMS)