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Membership Types

The practice of orthopaedic nursing is constantly evolving and it is crucial that you stay on top of these changes and updates. You need timely, reliable education that allows you to grow in your career, supports high-quality patient care and helps you maintain your certification. We get it.

NAON membership provides the education, resources and tools that best address your current challenges and helps support your goals of learning about the latest developments in orthopaedic nursing, all while ensuring you’re enable to provide the best, comprehensive patient care.

Learn about the various NAON membership types below and select the one that is best for you.

Individual Memberships

Premium Membership: $140

  • Designed for all registered, practical or vocational nurses with a focus or interest in orthopaedics
  • Access to all NAON educational resources and tools, including Practice Points, Core Competencies and Patient Education Manuals
  • Access to the NAON Online Education Center
  • Access to the Orthopaedic Nursing Journal (hard-copy and online)
  • Reduced Congress registration rates
  • Complimentary access to free live and archived webinars
  • Monthly updates from NAON through NAON News and the NAON Education Digest
  • Premium Members have voting rights, can hold office, and serve on committees.

Join as a NAON Premium Member

General Membership: $90

  • Designed for all registered, practical or vocational nurses with a focus or interest in orthopaedics
  • Access to all NAON educational resources and tools, including Practice Points, Core Competencies and Patient Education Manuals
  • Access to the NAON Online Education Center
  • Access to the Orthopaedic Nursing Journal (online only)
  • Reduced Congress registration rates
  • Complimentary access to free live and archived webinars
  • Monthly updates from NAON through NAON News and the NAON Education Digest
  • General Members have voting rights, may not hold office, and may not serve on committees.

Join as a NAON General Member

 Retired Membership: $50

  • Designed for retired nurses and non-nurses involved in the orthopaedic practice
  • Access to all NAON educational resources and tools, including Practice Points, Core Competencies and Patient Education Manuals
  • Access to the NAON Online Education Center
  • Access to the Orthopaedic Nursing Journal (online only)
  • Reduced Congress registration rates
  • Complimentary access to free live and archived webinars
  • Monthly updates from NAON through NAON News and the NAON Education Digest
  • Retired Members do not have voting rights, may not hold office, and may not serve on committees.

Join as a NAON Retired Member

Student Membership: $10

  • Designed for students enrolled in an initial degree program
  • Access to all NAON educational resources and tools, including Practice Points, Core Competencies and Patient Education Manuals
  • Access to the NAON Online Education Center
  • Access to the Orthopaedic Nursing Journal (online only)
  • Reduced Congress registration rates
  • Complimentary access to archived webinars
  • Monthly updates from NAON through NAON News and the NAON Education Digest
  • Student members do not have voting rights, may not hold office, and may not serve on committees.
  • Must provide proof of being a student to naon@orthonurse.org

Join as a NAON Student Member

The chart below compares some on NAON’s top benefits and the options available to you as a NAON member:

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    Group Membership

    Group Membership is designed for hospitals, laboratories and other organizations with multiple employees in the field. This group rate enables you to purchase a bundle of Premium memberships for your team at a lower per-person-cost, and all on one invoice. 

    All applicants must be new to NAON and applying for a Premium Membership to receive this discount.

    Group Membership Pricing

    5 – 9 New Members 5% off
    10 – 19 New Members 10% off
    20 + New Members 20% off

    NAON Group Membership Application

    Guest Account (Non-Membership)

    Guest Accounts with NAON provide access to purchase education from our Online Education Center, register for NAON's Annual Congress and limited complimentary educational products

    Guest Accounts are not memberships with NAON and have limited access on the website with no member benefits.

    Create a Guest Account

    Rave and Save Membership 

    Already a current member of NAON? Recruit a new member and receive 50% off your 2019 NAON Premium membership or share the discount and both receive 25% off! The Rave and Save membership application must be completed by both the new and existing NAON member in order to receive the discount. Discount will not be applied to those who have already renewed their membership in 2019.

    Note: New member must be a first time member of NAON applying for the Premium membership.The 50% off is applied to the renewing member and the new member will pay the full premium membership price, unless the renewing member would like to share the discount code and then both would receive 25% off. 

    Download the Rate and Save Membership Application


    PLEASE NOTE: All memberships expire Dec. 31, annually. All dues purchased after Oct. 1 expire on Dec. 31 of the following year, except Extended Memberships, which are valid for the following year. 

    All refunds must be approved by the NAON National Office. You must contact NAON within 14 days of when your payment was processed in order to receive your refund. There will be a $­­­­20 administrative fee for processing taken out of your refund.

    Payment of membership dues may be deductible as an ordinary business expense. 100% of your dues are deductible for federal income tax purposes as no lobbying expense has been incurred on your behalf. Please consult your tax advisor for specific advice. 

    If you have any questions, please call the NAON National Office at 800.289.NAON (6266).

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