ONCB is a mission-driven organization. The board’s decision making aligns with the mission, vision, and core beliefs in order to ensure provision of excellent certification programs that benefit all stakeholders.
ONCB improves musculoskeletal health by providing nurses with certifications that promote professional development and advance the practice of orthopaedic nursing.
Orthopaedic nursing certification is the standard of knowledge and excellence in musculoskeletal health care.
Nurses achieve their fullest potential when they feel valued and recognized.
Optimal performance occurs when decisions integrate evidence, intuition, and innovation.
An environment of respectful collaboration encourages diversity of thought and fosters open, honest communication.
Certification is a powerful vehicle for personal and professional transformation.
ONCB Strategic Plan
Nurses face complex clinical challenges as the practice environment undergoes constant change. ONCB Directors must use evidence, intuition, and innovation to create and manage certification programs that demonstrate continued value to registered nurses and organizational leaders. The strategic plan guides ONCB in providing transformational professional development opportunities through special nursing certification.