Or. Admin. R. 851-062-0052 - CNA 2 Certification Eligibility

(1) Board-Approved CNA 2 Education Program:
(a) Hold active Oregon CNA 1 certification. A CNA who has an active encumbered CNA 1 will be considered on a case by case basis.
(b) Complete a Board-approved nursing assistant level one education program; and
(c) Pass the education program's competency evaluation.
(2) RN or LPN Licensure:
(a) Hold an active, unencumbered RN or LPN license. An individual with an encumbered license will be considered on a case by case basis; and
(b) Hold current Oregon CNA 1 certification; and
(c) Submit a completed application for CNA 2 certification.
(d) If licensed in another U.S. state or jurisdiction, arrange for primary source verification of active unencumbered RN or LPN license to be sent directly to the Board.
(3) Student Nurse:
(a) Hold a current Oregon CNA 1 certification; and
(b) Submit a completed application for CNA 2 certification; and
(c) Provide proof of current enrollment in an approved U.S. nursing education program.

Documents accepted as proof of enrollment are listed below and should be sent directly to the Board by the issuing institution:

(A) An official transcript; or
(B) Documentation of program enrollment from the director or dean on official school letterhead.
(d) Completion of coursework that has been determined by the Board to be equivalent to the Board-approved nursing assistant level two training program curriculum.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 851-062-0052
BN 5-2019, adopt filed 07/03/2019, effective 8/1/2019; BN 4-2023, amend filed 09/22/2023, effective 10/1/2023

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 678.440 & ORS 678.442

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 678.442

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