Or. Admin. R. 851-031-0086 - Retired Oregon Nurse Status

A nurse currently or previously licensed in good standing in Oregon is eligible to apply for Retired Nurse status if the nurse held an unencumbered Oregon nursing license. All licenses shall be retired simultaneously.

(1) To receive Retired Nurse status a nurse must:
(a) Not be the subject of any current or pending investigation or action by the Board; and
(b) Indicate an intent to retire from nursing practice; and
(c) Apply using the application and instructions provided by the Board; and
(d) Sign a disclaimer acknowledging that Retired Nurse status is not an authorization to practice nursing
(2) A nurse with Retired Nurse Status must indicate "Retired" when using the title nurse. (e.g. RN, Retired, LPN, Retired, NP, Retired, CNS, Retired, CRNA, Retired).


Or. Admin. R. 851-031-0086
BN 17-2002, f. & cert. ef. 10-18-02; BN 1-2003, f. & cert. ef. 3-6-03; BN 9-2010, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-10; BN 7-2015, f. 12-1-15, cert. ef. 1/1/2016; BN 6-2021, amend filed 06/21/2021, effective 7/1/2021

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 678.050 & ORS 678.031

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 678.050 & ORS 678.031

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