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News Release
Nurse Staffing Advisory Board holds quarterly meeting - 01/20/23

January 20, 2023

Media Contact: Jonathan Modie, 971-246-9139, PHD.Communications@state.or.us

Nurse Staffing Advisory Board holds quarterly meeting

What: The Nurse Staffing Advisory Board is holding its quarterly meeting.

Agenda:

  • Call to order.
  • Minutes.
  • Membership and program updates: Open board positions, nurse staffing webinars.
  • 2023 legislative session.
  • Status updates: Nurse staffing waivers, nurse staffing surveys, nurse staffing complaint investigations, and nurse staffing revisits.
  • 2022 year-in-review presentation.
  • Committee updates: Rules Review Committee.
  • Updated on civil monetary penalties.
  • Nurse staffing complaints: Number of nurse staffing complaints received, complaint outcomes.
  • Nurse staffing surveyor discusses survey activities.
  • Emerging issues in nurse staffing.
  • Public comment.

The agenda and meeting materials will be available as a meeting packet at www.healthoregon.org/nursestaffing.

When: Wednesday, Jan. 25, 1–5 p.m.

Where: To receive meeting login information, register for the meeting here: https://www.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJIsdeqvqjItGraQaQWepL7XOSdWGJoMQGY

The Nurse Staffing Advisory Board advises 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, Mailbox.nursestaffing@odhsoha.oregon.gov

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If you need help or have questions, please contact Kimberly Voelker, MPH at 971-803-0914, 711 TTY or kimberly.n.voelker@dhsoha.state.or.us at least 48 hours before the meeting.


 

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