Partner News | 3.27.2024
March 2024: Partner Updates

ONCB Connection – March 2024

Certified Nurses Day

Shout out to all of our certified orthopaedic nurses. The ONC®, ONP-C®, and ONC-A™ are the only credentials that demonstrate expertise in orthopaedic nursing. We are proud of all certified nurses, and congratulations on this achievement!

Not certified? Visit the ONCB website to learn more!

Certificant Spotlight
The Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board (ONCB) is pleased to announce that the following individuals have achieved the ONC® Certification and ONP-C® Certification in February 2024.


  • Kristine Gil Agac-ac
  • Cayla Anderson
  • Carrington Bearden
  • Edie Belman
  • Minimol Biju
  • Patricia Crase
  • Shena Danko
  • Michelle Hunter
  • Mohammed Joudeh
  • Sarah Lauri
  • Frances Quintana
  • Yolanda Rosales Ramirez
  • Shannon Sass
  • Sarah Staley
  • Flor Suare

Lindsay Bandazian      

ONCB Recognition Breakfast at NAON Congress
You're invited to join your fellow ONC, ONP-C, ONC-A and OCNS-C certificants for an invitation-only breakfast during the upcoming NAON 44th Annual Congress in Louisville, KY. The breakfast will take place on Monday, May 20 from 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. ET. You must register for the ONCB Recognition Breakfast when you register for NAON Congress. Registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis as seating is limited.

Exam Prep Products Scholarship

NAON and ONCB jointly sponsor a scholarship specifically for orthopaedic nursing certification preparation materials. The ONC scholarship award includes one copy of the current Core Curriculum for Orthopaedic Nursing, courtesy of NAON, and a bundle of five online ONC practice examinations provided by ONCB. The ONP-C scholarship award comprises the OONP Online Review Course courtesy of NAON, and a bundle of five online ONP-C practice exams provided by ONCB. To promote the value of certification and NAON membership, awards are available only to non-certified NAON members.

Application deadline for this scholarship is May 1, 2024. For more information and to apply, visit the ONCB website (


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