NAON is the
Founded in 1933, the Academy is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to
Founded in 1887, the AOA was the first
Founded in 1974, the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses was
Fragility Fracture Alliance
NAON is a participating organization in the Fragility Fracture Alliance. NAON’s role is an organizational agreement to provide and lead professional nursing education on fragility fracture care, secondary fracture prevention, and community messaging in coordination with public education programs through USBJI. To assist in the development of standards for quality patient outcome measures and initiatives related to fragility fracture liaison service structure. Other participating organizations include: AAOS, AOA, OTA, ABOS, IGFS, NASS, USBJI and AGS.
The International Collaboration of Orthopaedic Nursing (ICON) is a coalition of national and regional associations of
The National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) Foundation was established in 1994 as a 501(c)(3) organization. This designation allows the Foundation to receive tax-deductible contributions to fund scholarships to advance
Nurses Service Organizations (NSO) is the preferred provider of malpractice insurance for more than 30 nursing associations.NSO has been meeting the insurance needs of nursing professionals for more than 40 years.
Since 2010, Movement is Life has been focused on the elimination of musculoskeletal disparities. Limited mobility due to joint pain has a dramatic impact on co-morbid health conditions to include obesity, type 2 diabetes
Establishing in 1982, NAOT is dedicated to the continued educational development of
The National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists, Inc. (NBCOT) is a not-for-profit credentialing agency that has provided certification for the Orthopaedic Technology profession since 1982. By approving programming at both the AAOS Annual Meeting at NAON’s Annual Congress, NBCOT provides Occupational Technologists the opportunity to join their nursing colleagues for
Established in 1986, the ONCB promotes the highest standards of
The Orthopaedic Nursing Certification Board (ONCB) has a certification exam that nurses take to obtain the Orthopaedic Nurse Certified (ONC) credential, indicating proficiency within the specialty. This certification is the only credential that documents expertise in the practice of
The Osteoarthritis (OA) Action Alliance is a national coalition of concerned organizations mobilized by the Arthritis Foundation and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
This coalition is committed to elevating OA as a national health priority and promoting effective policy solutions that aim to address the individual and national toll of OA. In addition, the OA Action Alliance, with the public health community, is working to ensure people with OA have the access, skills and capacity to benefit from effective and proven interventions.
The Association of Safe Patient Handling Professionals,
An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards. NAON has partnered with The Joint Commission to provide education and resources for hospitals seeking certification for their
The United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI) is the U.S. National Action Network of the Global Bone and Joint Decade, a multi-disciplinary initiative targeting the care of people with musculoskeletal conditions - bone and joint disorders. NAON assists USBJI with the
If you are interested in hosting a Fit to a T program in your area, please visit USBJI's website for more information.
The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) is a graduate institution that emphasizes health science education through innovative quality classroom and distance education. Founded in 1979, USAHS has locations in San Marcos, CA; St. Augustine, FL; Austin, TX; Dallas, TX; and Miami, FL. USAHS offers degree programs in physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, education and health science, as well as continuing education programs.
Learn more about NAON's partnership with University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences here.
The American College of Perioperative Medicine (ACPM) is a non-profit, inclusive organization, dedicated to providing an educational and collaborative experience for all healthcare stakeholders. ACPM is on a mission to transform the way care is delivered across the surgical continuum by breaking down the silos in our fragmented healthcare system to achieve a patient-centric system of care.