NAON 2020 Awards
Although we were unable to gather in person for NAON's 40th Anniversary Congress, we still were able to connect virtually to recognize our 2020 award winners. Please join the NAON Board of Directors and staff team in congratulating these individuals on their achievements and contrib
This year, we asked our NAON members to nominate a nurse that they wanted to honor or celebrate during Orthopaedic Nurses Week. Unsurprisingly, there were lots of submissions and we're excited to present this year's Orthopaedic Nurses Week Nurse Honorees.
When elective surgeries were being cancelled due to state and federal mandates, my job as the Orthopaedic Navigator to our Joint Replacement Destination Center pretty much ended too. I had planned on crosstraining with the other Case Management RN's but the hospital was not interested in paying for
I have been an orthopaedic nurse for many years but recently transitioned to a new position at our hospital. As a Hip Fracture Navigator, my role is to oversee the care of patients who sustain hip fractures (mainly fragility fractures) during their hospitalization and follow their treatment path fo
I have been an "other" for several years now because knee injuries have me sidelined from the bedside ortho duties that I did for 25 years. Now I work in quality and Risk Management. Until COVID struck. I expected to have to go back to bedside care to help with the pandemic. As we waited for the sur
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