NRS - Nursing Instructor Qualifications

Full time Faculty must be credentialed with a Master’s degree in nursing and maintain expertise in their areas of responsibility, and have at least three years of nursing experience and hold a current unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in Oregon.

Part time Faculty must be credentialed with a Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in nursing (a majority of the part time faculty must hold a Master’s degree in nursing, as required by ACEN Standard 2), and have at least two years of nursing experience and hold a current, unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in Oregon.

 

For complete information regarding Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing; Standards and Criteria Associate Degree Programs in Nursing refer to: http://www.acenursing.net/manuals/SC2013_ASSOCIATE.pdf

For complete information regarding Oregon State Board of Nursing Division 21 Standards for Approval:  Nursing Faculty OAR 851-021-0045, refer to: http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/rules/oars_800/oar_851/851_021.html 

 

Revised May 2015 to update Nursing Accrediation Information

Instructor Qualfications for NRS prior to May 2015