ONCB is a mission-driven organization. The board’s decision making aligns with the mission, vision, and values in order to ensure provision of excellent certification programs that benefit all stakeholders.
ONCB provides certifications that promote professional development and enhance the practice of orthopaedic nursing.
The orthopaedic-certified nurse credentials are the standard for knowledge and excellence in professional practice.
We believe excellence in orthopaedic nursing is demonstrated by orthopedic nursing certification.
We believe change should be embraced. We approach decision-making with knowledge and creativity, and remain dedicated to innovation in testing and certificant services.
We believe integrity is essential in our relationships with certificants, patients and the specialty nursing community.
We believe strategic goals and strong leadership guide responsible resource management and cost-effective business practices.
We believe in creating passion for orthopaedic certification, nurturing nurses in professional development, and mentoring future leaders in specialty nursing certification.
We believe an environment of respectful collaboration will encourage diversity of thought and foster open, honest communication.