BayCare Clinic nurse earns orthopedics certification
Wed, Sep 6, 2017
GREEN BAY – Sarah J. Burton, a registered nurse with Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, has earned orthopedics nurse certification from the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board.
“Sarah’s orthopedics nurse certification strengthens our already strong team,” says Dr. Robert Limoni, managing partner of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic. “We congratulate Sarah for her dedication in earning the ONC certification.”
“Becoming certified as an orthopedic nurse has been a goal of mine since I started working at BayCare,” Burton says. She joined BayCare Clinic in June 2007.
ONC certification is the only professional credential that recognizes orthopedic nursing expertise. It promotes excellence by encouraging professional development and clinical practice. It demonstrates commitment to education and to providing the highest-quality care to patients.
Candidates must have two years of experience as a registered nurse, worked at least 1,000 hours as a registered nurse in an orthopedic nursing practice within the past three years and hold a current, full and unrestricted license as a registered nurse.
They also must pass an extensive examination on general orthopedics and more specific aspects of orthopedics that include pediatrics, neuromuscular, congenital, metabolic, inflammatory, oncology, degenerative disease, sports and trauma.
About BayCare Clinic
BayCare Clinic, baycare.net, is the largest physician-owned specialty-care clinic in northeastern Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. With its 100-plus physicians, BayCare Clinic offers expertise in more than 20 specialties, serving clinical locations in 13 regional communities. Based in Green Bay, Wis., BayCare Clinic is a joint partner in Aurora BayCare Medical Center.