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Celebrate Orthopaedic Nurses Week


Join NAON and your fellow orthopaedic nurses as we celebrate Orthopaedic Nurses Week from October 25 to October 30. Every year, we are thrilled to see all of the different ways NAON members share their passion for orthopaedics and showcase the ways you make an impact on a daily basis. Watch the Ortho Nurses Week page of the NAON website for more information.


Upcoming NAON Education Product Releases:

8th Edition Core Curriculum for Orthopaedic Nursing, 8th Edition


Take advantage of exclusive pre-order pricing for NAON's upcoming Core Curriculum for Orthopaedic Nursing, 8th Edition. Release of the exciting and updated 8th edition is planned for June 2021- reserve your copy today and be among the first to get this new textbook!


Core Curriculum for Orthopaedic Nursing, 8th Edition-Chapter Post Test. Over 200 questions for certification review assessment also launching in June of 2021.


ONP-C Knowledge Self-Assessment

The NAON ONP-C Knowledge Self-Assessment is a compilation of over 270 on-line questions for Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioners who provide care to patient populations with musculoskeletal conditions. The questions mirror the Orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner Nursing Certification exam test blueprint.


NAON's Practice Resources

You'll find all NAON's practice resources in one location on our website. See below for our new practice additions.


* Clinical Practice Guideline Surgical Site Infection Prevention


* Best Practice Guideline for Spine Surgery



No Bones About It-NAON Podcast Series:

NAON has a podcast series! No Bones About It features current topics of conversation and leading voices in orthopaedics, hosted by NAON NEC member, Bryan Combs, PhD CRNP, FNP-BC, CNL, ATC.


Check out the NAON website Podcast page for more information.



NAON offers 10 Member Benefit Webinars each year. Check out our schedule and pre-register to join the live broadcast each month.


Look for NAON's new webinar series Continued Conversations. In this series, we'll host previous presenters for more in depth discussion on their topic, with some attendee driven questions.


Nurse Navigator Networking:

NAON is committed to offering networking and educational resources to our growing orthopaedic navigator community. Check out networking events below to discover new ways to share best practices, patient education improvements, program advances, and current interests. To learn more, visit the NAON website.


* Wednesday, August 25, 1:00 - 2:00 CST


* Thursday, September 23, 1:00 - 2:00 CST