Or. Admin. R. 851-061-0040 - Inactive Status or Closure of a Program

(1) Voluntary Inactive Status. An education program may be granted temporary inactive status for up to two years:
(a) The program director must notify the Board in writing of the intended inactive date and the plan for allowing the currently enrolled students to complete the program.
(b) The program must be continued until the committed class schedule of currently enrolled students is completed.
(2) Involuntary Inactive Status. An education program will be placed on temporary inactive status for up to one year for the following reasons:
(a) To allow an opportunity for the program to take corrective action; or
(b) After a period of 12 months during which no classes were taught.
(3) Process to reinstate active status: An education program may request reinstatement subsequent to voluntary or involuntary inactive status by submitting satisfactory evidence that the program meets Board standards.
(4) Voluntary Closing. When a facility, institution or individual discontinues an education program, the program director must first:
(a) Notify the Board in writing of the intended closing date and the plan for allowing the currently enrolled students to complete the program.
(b) Continue the program until the committed class schedule of currently enrolled students is completed.
(c) Provide for the custody of the records:
(A) If the education program closes but the educational institution or licensed health care agency continues to function, the institution must assume responsibility for the records of the students and the graduates. The Board of Nursing must be advised of the arrangements made to safeguard the records.
(B) If the facility-based or independent education program ceases to exist, the Board of Nursing must be consulted within 30 days about the maintenance of student records.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 851-061-0040
BN 6-1999, f. & cert. ef. 7-8-99; BN 1-2004, f. 1-29-04, cert. ef. 2-12-04; BN 2-2011, f. & cert. ef. 7-11-11; BN 5-2014, f. 12-1-14, cert. ef. 1/1/2015; BN 8-2020, amend filed 12/14/2020, effective 1/1/2021

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 678.440 & ORS 678.444

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 678.440 & ORS 678.444

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