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Detailed Information for: Nursing Assistants, Certified (CNA 1)
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Updated: 1/30/2014
Description: Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) assist licensed nursing personnel in the provision of nursing care. The scope of duties for CNA 1s includes activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, transferring, ambulating, feeding, toileting, and such tasks as measuring vital signs, positioning and range of motion. Oregon CNAs are trained in Board-approved programs and must qualify for and pass a Board-approved examination to become certified.

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Statutes, Rules, Ordinances: Nurse Practice Act, Division 62 (OAR 851-062)
Oregon Revised Statute, Chapter 678
Duration: 2 Years
Fees - application, exam, etc.:  CNA 1 Certification by Examination: $106.
CNA 1 Renewal: $60.
CNA 2 Registration (each category): $5.
Responsible Agency: Nursing, State Board of
Examination Information: Exam Time: Throughout the year.
Exam Locs: Various facilities throughout the state.
Exam Pass: Pass/fail on CNA Examination.
Exam Repeat: Can be taken no more than three times.
Applying for Nursing Assistant Initial Certification and Testing and if you already have a CNA certification from another state use the link to the "CNA Endorsement into Oregon" section.
Bonding Requirements: None
Insurance Requirements: None
Prerequisites: 1. Be a graduate of a Board-approved training program preparing persons to become a CNA 1.
2. Successfully complete the CNA 1 Examination.
3. Meet work requirements for renewal (400 hours of paid employment under nurse supervision during the two years preceding renewal.)
Application Form: CNA Exam Application
Service Links:  CNA 1 Exam Application
 Online Renewal and Personal Information Update
 CNA 1 Renewal Application
 Nursing Assistants in Oregon Booklet
 Oregon Nursing Assistant Training Programs
 License verification
contact Agency Contact Information
Required Documentation: Completed and signed application.
Copy of your certificate of completion from the Nursing Assistant training program.

  Agency Information
Please refer to the Agency Website for further details and additional information.
Agency Name: Nursing, State Board of
E-mail Address: oregon.bn.info@state.or.us
Phone: 971-673-0685
Mail Address: Oregon State Board of Nursing
17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd
Portland, OR 97224
Website Information: http://www.oregon.gov/OSBN/Pages/index.aspx

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