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Orthopaedic Nursing Certification Bibliography

Note: All references are important, but bolded references were chosen by members of the Orthopaedic Nursing Examination Committee as “key references” for nurses preparing for the orthopaedic nursing certification exam.


American Education Research Association, American Psychological Association, National Council on Measurement in Education. (1999). Standards for educational and psychological testing. Washington: American Education Research Association.

Bloom, B. S. (1956). Taxonomy of educational objectives, handbook I: The cognitive domain. New York: David McKay Company.

Bone and Joint Canada. (2009). Hip and knee replacement surgery toolkit. Retrieved from http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/BJ_toolkit.pdf

Brown, F. G. (1983). Principles of educational and psychological testing (3rd ed.). New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

Bullough, P. G. (2003). Orthopaedic pathology (4th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby.

Canadian Pharmacists Association. (2015). Compendium of pharmaceuticals and specialties. Ottawa: Author.

Greene, W. (Ed.). (2006). Netter’s orthopaedics. Philadelphia: Saunders.

Haugen, N., & Galura, S. J. (2010). Ulrich and Canale’s nursing care planning guides: Prioritization, delegation, and critical thinking. Philadelphia: Saunders.

Hockenberry, M. J., & Wilson, D. (2011). Wong’s nursing care of infants and children (9th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby.

Hoeman, S. P. (2008). Rehabilitation nursing: Process, application, and outcomes (4th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby.

Kneale, J., & Davis, P. (2005). Orthopaedic and trauma nursing (2nd ed.). Philadelphia: Churchill Livingstone.

Lewis, S. L., Ruff Dirksen, S., McLean Heitkemper, M., & Bucher, L. (2007). Medical-surgical nursing: Assessment and management of clinical problems (Vols. 1-2). St. Louis: Mosby.

Lewis, S. L., Ruff Dirksen, S., McLean Heitkemper, M., Bucher, L., & Camera, I. M. (Eds.) (2014). Medical-surgical nursing in Canada: Assessment and management of clinical problems (3rd Cdn. ed.). Toronto: Elsevier Canada.

Maher, A. B., Salmond, S. W., & Pellino, T. A. (2002). Orthopaedic nursing (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders.

Mattson Porth, C., & Matfin, G. (2009). Pathophysiology: Concepts of altered health states (8th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

Meiner, S. (Ed.). (2015). Gerontologic nursing (5th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby/Elsevier.

Miller, M. D. (2004). Review of orthopaedics (4th ed.). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders.

Monahan, F. D., Neighbors, M., & Green, C. J. (2011). Swearingen’s manual of medical-surgical nursing: A care planning resource (7th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby/Elsevier.

National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses. (2010). An introduction to orthopaedic nursing (4th ed.). Chicago: Author.

National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses. (2007). Core curriculum for orthopaedic nursing (6th ed.). Chicago: Author.

Paul, P., Day, R. A., & Williams, B. (2016). Brunner and Suddarth’s Canadian textbook of medical-surgical nursing (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

Potter, P. A., & Griffin Perry, A (2006). Clinical nursing skills and techniques (6th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier.

Potter, P. A., & Griffin Perry, A. (2010). Canadian fundamentals of nursing (Rev. 4th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby.

Schoen, D. C. (2001). Core curriculum for orthopaedic nursing (4th ed.). Pittman, NJ: Anthony J. Janneti.

Staheli, L. T. (Ed.). (2003). Pediatric orthopaedic secrets (2nd ed.). Philadelphia: Hanley and Belfus.

Vallerand, A. H., Sanoski, C. A., & Deglin, J. H. (2015). Davis's drug guide for nurses (14th ed.). Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Company. Available on NurseONE.ca (EbookCentral)

Venes, D. (Ed.) (2005). Taber’s cyclopedic medical dictionary (20th ed.). Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Company.

Zychowicz, M. E. (Ed.). (2003). Orthopaedic nursing secrets. Philadelphia: Hanley and Belfus.