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Detailed Information for: Nursing Assistants, Certified (CNA 2)
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Updated: 1/30/2014
Description: Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) assist licensed nursing personnel in the provision of nursing care. Oregon has two levels of CNAs (CNA 1 and CNA 2), with distinct curriculum requirements, evaluation methods and authorized duties. CNA 2's can perform the same scope of dities as a CNA 1 with additional care levels.

At present, there are three CNA 2 categories:
    1) Acute Care
    2) Dementia Care
    3) Rehabilitative Care.


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Statutes, Rules, Ordinances: Nurse Practice Act, Division 62 (OAR 851-062)
Oregon Revised Statute, Chapter 678
Duration: Two years
Fees - application, exam, etc.:  CNA 2 Registration: $5
Responsible Agency: Nursing, State Board of
Prerequisites: To be recognized as a CNA 2, an individual is required to:
  • Hold a current, unencumbered CNA 1 certificate
  • Complete a nursing assistant level-2 training program
  • Pass the corresponding care category competency evaluation
Service Links:  Transitioning from a CNA 1 to a CNA 2
 CNA 1, CNA 2, & CMA Training Programs List
 Information Related to CNAs & CMAs
 Online License/Certificate Verification
 Online License Renewal
contact Agency Contact Information

  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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