38th Annual Orthopaedic Nursing Conference
"Orthopaedic Nursing: New Concepts and Challenges"

November 29-30, 2018
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota


We are pleased to announce our 38th Annual Orthopaedic Nursing Conference, one of the longest running Orthopaedic Nursing conferences in the country. This annual one and one-half day conference is designed to provide an update on current therapies and practice related to orthopaedic nursing.

Experienced nurses in orthopaedics, medical-surgical areas, operating rooms, emergency rooms, pediatrics, long-term care, public health, and others caring for the orthopaedic population will benefit from this program. Participants will receive up to date clinical information they can utilize in their nursing practice.

Please join us as we celebrate our 38th year of orthopaedic nursing continuing education, aimed to foster personal and professional growth, and to develop competence and excellence in orthopaedic nursing practice.

Sponsors
Twin Cities Chapter of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses

Course Objectives
Explore the impact of research and technology on medical and nursing care of the orthopaedic patient. 

Examine how state of the art practice in orthopaedic care, along with health care trends, affects the practice orthopaedic nursing.

Disclosure Statement

  • Criteria for successful completion involves attendance of entire event or session
  • None of the faculty, planners, presenters or content providers or reviewers have any relevant conflicts of interests.
  • This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)
  • This is activity number 21970.

The Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board has designated this continuing education activity for 5 Category A and 2 Category B contact hours on November 29, 2018; and 3 Category A and 1 Category B contact hours on November 30, 2018, toward recertification.

Hotel Accommodations
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis - Single or Double $129.00; 

Call 612-370-1234 and ask for the “48th Annual Orthopaedic and Trauma Seminar.” Or reserve your room online. The cutoff date for all reservations has been extended to Monday, November 12, 2018.

Conference Parking
Parking for The 38th Annual Orthopaedic Nursing Conference

Contact Information
Claudia Miller, CCRC
Phone: 612/873-4220
Fax: 612/904-4280
Email: Claudia.miller@hcmed.org

In Memory of Mary K. Wollan, RN, BAN, ONC
It is with great sadness that the NAON family announces the sudden passing of Mary K Wollan, RN, BAN, ONC on March 10, 2018. Mary K was elected to the NAON Board as Director and then 29th President 2008-2009. Her theme of Uniting the World of Orthopaedics was her mantra not only during her presidency but throughout her career as she brought the orthopaedic team together to serve patients. She was the chair of the 30th anniversary committee for NAON and continued this work until the present by organizing NAON memorabilia and writing the history pages on the website. Locally she was the president and mainstay of the Twin Cities Chapter of NAON. Known as one of the longest running orthopaedic nursing conferences in the country Mary K chaired their well known annual meeting for many years. 

Mary K graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter Minnesota. Her work history included time working at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Santa Clara California Hospital and Hennepin County Medical Center. In her role as Orthopaedic Clinic Manager at Hennepin her love of orthopaedics and the orthopaedic patient was well known to the medical staff and patients. She was a true patient advocate and was well respected by the medical staff for her advocacy. After her retirement she continued to serve as an active volunteer at Hennepin on a variety of projects and the Hennepin Medical Center History Center.

In her retirement Mary K enjoyed traveling all over the world. She shared her most recent trip to Scotland and the Canary Islands for the holidays with many of us on the web. She was an avid rubber stamper and knitting enthusiast and gifted many with her beautiful personal cards. Mary K also enjoyed delving into her Norwegian heritage.

Her family includes first cousins Sue Gans and Pat Gans from Minnesota. They and her mother, who preceded her, were well known to NAON as they supported Mary K through her presidency.

Donations in her memory can be made to the Hennepin Health Foundation.


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