Publications & Resources



    NAON eBooks - orthopaedic resourses on the go!

    Access to all the leading orthopaedic nursing expertise is now at your fingertips - anytime and everywhere. With the new NAON eBooks, you can download several of our most popular products.  Read them online or offline and use the search the complete text in minutes. The iPhone and iPad friendly design make for easy reading and you can touch, zoom in, and bookmark your favorite and most refered to illustrations and tables.

    eBooks available now:

    • Core Curriculum for Orthopaedic Nursing – $269*
    • Orthopaedic Nursing Core Competencies – $68*
    • Postoperative Shoulder Patient Education Manual – FREE
    • Total Hip Replacement Education Manual – FREE
    • Total Knee Replacement Education Manual – FREE
    • Postoperative Spine Patient Education Manual – FREE
    • Scope and Standards of Orthopaedic Nursing Practice – $50*
    • Clinical Practice Guideline for Surgical Site Infection Prevention – $100*

    *NAON Members: Login to access the NAON Members only eBook discounts.

    Please note: Previous purchase of available materials does not transfer to the eBook platform.

    Visit today to create your account and begin reading online and then get the App to access these excellent resources on your iPad and iPhone.


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    NAON eBooks FAQ

     Q:  How do I download the eBook app?

     A:  Please check out the directions here: for how to download the app for your iPhone or iPad.        


    Q:  If I previously purchased a physical copy of one of the eBook titles, does that mean I get the eBook version for free?

    A:  No.  NAON's eBooks would need to be purchased separately from physical copies.  If you are a NAON member, you would qualify for the Members only discount pricing.


    Q:  Is there an expiration date on the book once I purchase it?

    A:  No, your NAON eBooks don't expire.


    Q:  Can I lend my eBooks to a friend?

    A:  No, NAON eBooks are meant for single reader access only.


    Q:  Is my log in information the same as on the NAON website?

    A: The eBook platform is a separate site, so you will need to create a separate username and password to purchase eBooks.  Your NAON log in information will not automatically transfer over.


    Q: Where can I read my NAON eBooks?

    A: You can read your NAON eBooks on your Mac or PC, on your iPhone, and on your iPad.  You will need to purchase your books through the online portal first, and then they will be accessible through the NAON eBook App on iPhone and iPad.  You cannot purchase the eBooks directly through the App.


    Q: I have an Android, can I access the books?

    A: At this time, we do not have an Android app.


    Q: I have a customer service issue with the eBook portal or App.  Where should I e-mail or call for help?

    A: For technical support, please e-mail: or call 646-593-8618 (weekdays only) and leave a message for the technical support team.

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