Orthopaedic Nurses Week 2022  |  October 24 - October 30

October 30th is International Orthopaedic Nurses Day, but why celebrate just one day?

Every year, we are thrilled to see all of the different ways NAON members share their passion for orthopaedics and showcase the ways you make an impact on a daily basis. Join us as we celebrate Orthopaedic Nurses Week 2022.

Start Planning Your Celebrations

Spread the Word

Let others know that you're celebrating Orthopaedic Nurses Week. Take advantage of resources like thank you notes and email signatures to ensure everyone knows we are celebrating you!

Note: The printable thank you note template is intended to be a fold-over note. Therefore, the image you see at first will appear upside down. However, once you fold the note in half, both sides of the card will appear right side up. 


Get Involved on Social Media

Social media is a great way to tell your story and celebrate with your colleagues! Download this social graphic to use when posting to your channels.

Tag NAON in your posts and use the hashtags: #OrthoNursesWeek2022 and #IAmAnOrthoNurse

Orthopaedic Nurses Week Stickers

Use these fun Orthopaedic Nurses Week stickers to celebrate with your team members all week long! Simply download this pdf template to print these 3'' x 3-3/4'' Avery stickers on your own 8.5 x 11'' paper and stick away. 

Day-To-Day Engagement Calendar

From trivia and discounts on NAON merchandise, to social media celebrations and more – we have a ton of fun activities for you throughout the week.

Monday, October 24 – Create a word cloud of 20 words that reflects your perspective on being an orthopaedic nurse and post your word cloud on social along with #OrthoNursesWeek2022 and #IAmAnOrthoNurse

Tuesday, October 25 – Get a viewing party together for NAON's Live Webinar: Keys to Success: Celebrating Effective Orthopaedic Programs and their Teams, taking place at 3:00 p.m. CT. 

Wednesday, October 26 – Share a video about why you loving being an orthopaedic nurse on social media or snap a photo with some of your favorite orthopaedic nurses and your teams.

Thursday, October 27 – NAON and nursing trivia day! Test your knowledge of NAON and nursing history. Let us know how well you did by using #OrthoNursesWeek2022 and #NAONTrivia

Friday, October 28 – Say thanks. A personalized thank-you note is always appreciated. Ask your administration and other key stakeholders to show their thanks, too, by signing your note or writing one of their own. And in the spirit of saying thanks, treat someone to a NAON Water Bottle, Travel Mug or Tumbler located in the new CafePress Online Store.

Sunday, October 30 – International Orthopaedic Nurses Day

Week-Of Discounts