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News Release
Nurse Staffing Advisory Board Process Improvement Committee meets September 23 - 09/14/20

September 14, 2020

What: The Nurse Staffing Advisory Board Process Improvement Committee is holding its third meeting. This meeting was rescheduled from Sept. 9 in response to Oregon’s wildfires.


  • Review the committee agenda and summary from previous meeting.
  • Finalize recommendation on survey process priorities and Nurse Staffing Report format.
  • Review components of the nurse staffing complaint investigation process.
  • Discuss nurses’ concerns with the current complaint investigation process and role of NSAB and OHA in addressing these concerns.
  • Discuss communication to share with nurses regarding complaint investigation process.
  • Summarize action items and next steps.

The agenda will be available on www.healthoregon.org/nursestaffing.

When: Sept. 23, 10 a.m. to noon.

Where: ZoomGov meeting. Dial 669-254-5252 (Pacific Time Zone), meeting ID 160 633 1073, passcode 596248.

The Nurse Staffing Advisory Board advises the Oregon Health Authority on the administration of Oregon’s nurse staffing laws; identifies trends, opportunities and concerns related to nurse staffing; makes recommendations to OHA based on those trends, opportunities and concerns; and reviews the enforcement powers and processes under Oregon’s nurse staffing laws.

Program contact: Kimberly Voelker, 971-673-0389, erly.n.voelker@dhsoha.state.or.us">kimberly.n.voelker@dhsoha.state.or.us.

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If you need help or have questions, please contact Kimberly Voelker, MPH at 971-673-0389, 711 TTY or erly.n.voelker@dhsoha.state.or.us">kimberly.n.voelker@dhsoha.state.or.us at least 48 hours before the meeting.

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