The National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization that exists to enhance the lives and careers of orthopaedic nurses. Formed in 1980, NAON was designed to promote the highest standards of nursing practice by educating its practitioners, promoting research and encouraging effective communication between orthopaedic nurses and other groups with similar interests. NAON membership consists of more than 6,000 RNs, LPNs, LVNs, student nurses and associate members from across the country and around the world who share an interest in musculoskeletal healthcare.
- April 26, 2015 Initial release
- April 27, 2015 New version 1.2
- June 22, 2016 New version 1.3