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State email issues are preventing communication with select email accounts:  Due to a statewide email issue, staff cannot currently send messages to any members of the public who use the following email providers:,,, or The state is working to resolve this issue. Thank you for your patience during this time. 


As of January 1, 2019, the Oregon State Board of Nursing will no longer accept paper applications for the CNA exam and certification from students who completed an Oregon training program.  After that date, CNA exam applicants trained in Oregon must apply using our online exam application.

Apply Now for Public Board Member Openings:  The Oregon State Board of Nursing is seeking two public board members for terms that begin immediately.  To apply, visit the Governor's Boards and Commissions webpage.  For more information on the specific duties of an OSBN board member, visit the board's About Us page, or contact OSBN Communications Manager Barbara Holtry at

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