37th Annual Orthopaedic Nursing Conference

Orthopaedic Nursing: New Concepts and Challenges

October 26-27, 2017

Program Description

We are pleased to announce our 37th 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 issues 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 to use in their nursing practice.

Please join us as we celebrate our 37th year of orthopaedic nursing continuing education, aimed to foster personal and professional growth, and to develop competence and excellence in orthopaedic nursing practice.

Registration Form

Please click the following link for the registration form that can be printed and faxed or mailed in.
Download Registration Form


Minneapolis Convention Center  Room 208  (Map)
1301 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403-2710


Twin Cities Chapter of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses

Contact Information

612 336-6600

Hotel Accommodations

Normandy Best Western: Single / Double $106.00;
Phone: 1-800-372-3131   Reservation cut- off date:  October 4, 2017

Holiday Inn Express: Single/Double $149.00 – 159.00,   per night                                                                             
Phone:  1-800-870-0114    
Reservation cut- off date:  September 25, 2017
May be booked online

When making reservations by phone, you must mention the HCMC Orthopaedic Nursing Conference to get the discounted rates.

Program Chair

Mary K. Wollan, BAN, RN, ONC

Seminar Objectives

  1. Explore the impact of research and technology on medical and nursing care of the orthopaedic patient.
  2. Examine how state of the art practice in orthopaedic care, along with health care trends, affects the practice of orthopaedic nursing.


This program has received ONA approval for 10.5 contact hours. The Ohio Nurses Association is an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91). The Orthopaedic Nursing Certification Board (ONCB) has designated this program for 10.0 Category A and .5 Category B Contact Hours. Participants who attend one or both days will receive a certificate of attendance. Please retain the certificate for your records.

Cancellation Policy

Written notification is required one week prior to the conference in order to receive a refund (minus a $25.00 handling fee). No refunds will be made thereafter.