Or. Admin. R. 851-062-0055 - Competency Examination

(1) Exam Accommodations: A qualified applicant must be able to perform duties safely, without risk to the health and safety of others or themselves.
(a) An applicant with a disability who requests accommodation at the exam site must:
(A) Submit a fully completed accommodation request form provided by the Board; and
(B) Arrange for primary source documentation to be sent directly to the Board by the diagnosing provider or learning specialist that includes:
(i) Specific type of disability and confirmation of diagnosis; and
(ii) Type of diagnostic study or analysis used; and
(iii) Accommodation needed for testing related to the disability; and
(iv) Provider's original signature, official title and contact information.
(b) An applicant who has been ill or has a temporary restriction of activity must arrange for the healthcare provider to send the Board a medical release for full return to normal activity before taking the manual skills portion of the exam.
(2) Exam Controls:
(a) Reference materials, including dictionaries, may not be used during testing.
(b) Language translation aids must not be used for exam purposes. This includes translators, documentation or electronic devices that translate one language to another.
(c) If a candidate decides not to complete the examination after receiving the knowledge test booklet or the skill test instructions, the attempt will be scored as a failure.
(3) Examination results will be mailed or emailed to the applicant at the applicant's address of record and will not be released by telephone.
(4) Failure to take the examination or to reschedule the examination in advance will result in re-examination fees unless the absence has been excused by the testing service.


Or. Admin. R. 851-062-0055
BN 2-2004, f. 1-29-04, cert. ef. 2-12-04; BN 6-2005, f. & cert. ef. 6-30-05; BN 10-2010, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-10; BN 5-2019, amend filed 07/03/2019, effective 8/1/2019

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 678.440 & ORS 678.442

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 678.442

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