Or. Admin. R. 851-021-0000 - Purpose of Standards

To foster the safe and effective practice of nursing by graduates of nursing education programs by setting standards that promote adequate preparation of students for nursing practice. To include the following:

(1) Standards for the development of new nursing education programs.
(2) Enable innovative responses of established nursing education programs to a changing health care environment.
(3) Provide criteria for the approval of new and established nursing education programs.
(4) Provide sanction standards for nursing education programs that do not maintain compliance with OAR 851-021.
(5) Set standards for approval of learning experiences for students enrolled in programs outside of Oregon.
(6) Set standards for nurse re-entry programs.


Or. Admin. R. 851-021-0000
NB 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 4-2-90; Renumbered from 851-020-0001; NB 4-1996, f. & cert. ef. 9-3-96; BN 1-2001, f. & cert. ef. 2-21-01; BN 12-2022, amend filed 07/28/2022, effective 8/1/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 678.150, 678.340 & 678.360

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 678.150 & 678.360

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