Or. Admin. R. 851-062-0020 - Oregon CNA Certification

(1) An individual must have an active Oregon CNA 1 certification and be listed on the Oregon CNA Registry before performing CNA 1 authorized duties.
(2) A student nursing assistant in a Board-approved training program may perform nursing assistant duties with appropriate supervision.
(3) An unlicensed person who is performing tasks that have been delegated by a Registered Nurse according to OAR 851-047-0000 through OAR 851-047-0040 is exempt from the certification requirement.
(4) Successful completion of a Board-approved nursing assistant training program and competency examination alone does not qualify an individual for Oregon CNA 1 certification. All application requirements must be met before certification is issued.
(5) An RN, LPN or student nurse must have active CNA 1 certification before being identified as a CNA and performing CNA authorized duties.
(6) An RN or LPN employed as a CNA must not perform duties outside of the CNA authorized duties while working as a CNA.


Or. Admin. R. 851-062-0020
BN 6-1999, f. & cert. ef. 7-8-99; BN 2-2004, f. 1-29-04, cert. ef. 2-12-04; BN 8-2008, f. & cert. ef. 11-26-08; BN 10-2010, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-10; BN 5-2019, amend filed 07/03/2019, effective 8/1/2019; BN 4-2023, amend filed 09/22/2023, effective 10/1/2023; BN 7-2023, amend filed 10/06/2023, effective 10/6/2023

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 678.440 & ORS 678.442

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 678.440 & ORS 678.442

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