NAON Congress 2020

NAON 40th Annual Congress

Registration is now open for the 40th Annual Congress! May 30 - June 2, 2020, look forward to joining your orthopaedic peers at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA for four days of education and networking, all while celebrating four decades of NAON. 

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Important Update: Due to the continuously evolving COVID-19 pandemic and to accommodate our attendees in this uncertain time, NAON is indefinitely extending our Early Registration discounted rates, as well as our cancellation policy. All cancellations received prior to May 30 (Congress start date) will receive a full refund minus a $200 processing fee. No refunds will be issued for requests received on or after May 30, 2020.  All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to registration@orthonurse.org. 

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Congress Objectives

  • Implement practice changes based on evidence-based practice, professional development and research in the care of the orthopaedic patient.
  • Impact patient outcomes through the adoption of best practices and innovation.
  • Contribute to a professional environment that encourages collegiality and networking among participants associated with advancement in orthopaedic nursing education, practice, and research.

Key Dates and Deadlines

Hotel and Travel InformationNow Available

Schedule Information Now Available 

Sponsor and Exhibitor OpportunitiesNow Available
Contact NAON National Sales Manager, Sarah Appleton, at sappleton@orthonurse.org for more information.

NAON Statement on COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The NAON Board of Directors is monitoring the global situation with COVID-19, the Coronavirus; a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. NAON is working with industry leaders to understand the threat this worldwide health crisis poses to face-to-face business and the ripple effects that will be felt throughout the economy.

As the rapid spread of misinformation and panic grows, uncertainty and fear trickles into our daily decision making. Always focused on strengthening our members and amplifying your positive impact on your organizations as well as the healthcare industry, the NAON Board of Directors, in partnership with industry leaders, is focused on arming you with valuable resources and the latest developments on the Coronavirus crisis to help you navigate the effects on your business.

The NAON 40th Annual Congress, May 30-June 2 in Pittsburgh are scheduled to be held as planned. The NAON Board of Directors is closely monitoring the Coronavirus crisis and will alert NAON members if they feel the need to change or cancel an upcoming event.

This is a rapidly evolving situation. Stay alert and informed in order to be a sound resource for your organization’s executives who may be wondering what changes, if any, need to be made to face-to-face meetings and programs. As always, the NAON community will serve as your sounding board and support system throughout this time of uncertainty.


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