7.5 Category A CNE
  • Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Clinical Practice
  • Professional Development
  • Certification Prep
  • Online Course
Online ONP-C Review Course
Exam Prep for the NP now available. NAON’s Online ONP-C course for the orthopaedic Nurse Practitioner offers a complete review for those seeking specialty certification. NAON has identified the list of topic areas, with each module mapped to the ONCB ONP-C® exam content areas, and the number of exam questions are listed for each module to assist the learner with organization for their study. A new content area added for the 2023 revision is a Physical Assessment section and an interactive message board for learners to share resources and discuss content with peers as a virtual group.

Earn 7.5 category A contact hours by reviewing the entire course, answering all questions, and completing the online evaluation.


  1. Physical Assessment
  2. Inflammatory and Connective Tissue Disorders
  3. Degenerative Joint Disorders
  4. Musculoskeletal Tumors
  5. Pediatrics, Congenital, and Neuromuscular Disorders
  6. Metabolic Bone Diseases
  7. Orthopaedic Trauma and Operative Orthopaedics
  8. Sports Medicine
  9. Research


Learner outcomes for the course include:

  • Examine orthopaedic patient problems encountered on a frequent or infrequent basis by the nurse practitioner (NP)
  • Apply evidence-based research findings for challenging orthopaedic patient situations to create optimal outcomes in current nursing practice
  • Evaluate advanced patient plans of care to address common and uncommon orthopaedic patient outcomes
  • Review assessments, diagnostic tests, and appropriate pharmacologic or non-pharmacologic interventions to orthopaedic conditions.


Course duration: Once the course is launched, the learner will have 270 days / 9 months to complete the modules and evaluation. Course completion is needed for the CNE certificate.

Course expiration: The CNE for this course expires on December 31, 2026.

Price: Member $150 / Nonmember $225

NAON did not identify any relevant financial relationships with any volunteer in a position to control the education content.

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