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NAON Offerings

February 28-March 2, 2001. The Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) will host its 68th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA. During the AAOS Annual Meeting, continuing education programs for nurses and allied health professionals will be offered on February 28 and March 1 and 2 at the San Francisco Hilton & Towers. In addition, the prestigious orthopaedic nurses certification examination will be held the day before the nursing courses begin from 1 to 5 pm on Tuesday, February 27. Please visit our Web site for more detailed information:


2000/2001 Audio Seminar Series. Session 3 is being presented Tuesday, April 3, 2001 or April 10, 2001. The title is Surviving Nursing: Humoring Your Way Past Burnout. For more information contact: NAON, East Holly Avenue, Box 56, Pitman, NJ 08071-0056; 800-289-6266; Fax 856-589-7463;


June 9-13, 2001. New Orleans, LA. NAON's 21st Annual Congress, Focus on the Mission. Contact: NAON, East Holly Avenue, Box 56, Pitman, NJ 08071-0056; 800-289-6266; Fax 856-589-7463;


NAON Chapter Offerings

February 17, 2001. Atlanta, GA. Atlanta Chapter of NAON presents The Best Bone Business. Contact: Susan Selman, 300 Old Powers Lane, Atlanta, GA 30327; 404-250-9518;


March 20, 2001. Maple Grove, MN. Twin Cities Chapter of NAON presents their 11th Annual Orthopaedic Workshop. Contact: Linda Westphal 763-421-6275;


March 30, 2001. Sterling Banquet & Conference Center, Sterling Heights, MI. Greater Metropolitan Area Chapter presents Orthopaedic Excellence. Contact: Carol Tylutki 313-593-5884;


March 30, 2001. Holiday Inn Select, Belair, MD. Baltimore Chapter of NAON is presenting Millennium Magic: New and Innovative Approaches to Orthopaedic Care. Contact: Karen Kellam, RN, 500 Normandy Lane, Belair, MD, 410-893-4342.


April 5 & 6, 2001. Springfield, MO. Greater Ozarks Chapter of NAON presents its 12th Annual Orthopaedic Nursing Symposium. Contact: Sue Epperson, 1865 Saddle Club Rd., Fordland, MO 65652; 417-767-4478 or 417-491-4888.


April 28, 2001. Dayton, OH. Dayton Area Orthopaedic Nurses presents Scoliosis Across the Lifespan. Contact: Gloria Bucklew, 5731 Beth Road, Huber Heights, OH 45424; 937-236-6467;


Other Offerings

March 1-4, 2001. Houston, TX. American Society of Pain Management Nurses (ASPMN). Contact: Convention Services 888-34A-SPMN; April 1-4, 2001. New Orleans, LA. Society of Pediatric Nursing (SPN). Contact: Convention Services 888-723-2902;


April 5-7, 2001. Minneapolis, MN. Society for Vascular Nursing (SVN) Contact: Convention Services 888-536-4SVN;


July 15-18, 2001. Las Vegas, NV. National Nursing Staff Development Organization (NNSDO). Contact: Convention Services 800-489-1995;


October 19-21, 2001. Denver, CO. National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA). Contact: Convention Services 800-723-0560;


October 19-20, 2001. Alexandria, VA. The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA) Contact: Convention Services 877-53T-AANA;


April 28-May 3, 2001. Intravenous Nurses Society 2001 Annual Meeting and Industrial Exhibition Creates a Global Community in Indianapolis. Contact: INS Membership Services at 800-694-0298.


May 23-27, 2001. Phoenix, AZ. International Intradiscal Therapy Society (IITS) presents their 14th Annual Meeting. Contact: Ellen M. Yolich, IITS, 810 North Street, Belgium, WI 53004; 262-285-4487, Fax 262-285-4231;