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Verify Certification

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As a member of the American Board of Nursing Specialties, ONCB believes the major goal of specialty nursing certification is to improve patient outcomes and promote the safety of health care consumers. Consumers and employers need to be able to determine the certification status of orthopaedic registered nurses.  With transparency and consumer safety the concerns, ONCB now offers online verification of certification for its three credentials: ONC®, OCNS-C®, and ONP-C®. Please follow the instructions below to verify the following information about orthopaedic-certified nurses:

Name and credential
Original date of certification
Expiration date of certification term
Certificant ID number (an internal identifier)

  1. Go to http://oncbcert.goamp.com 
  2. Click on “Public Directory” beneath the ONCB logo.
  3. Enter all or the first several letters of the certificant’s first name and last name in the appropriate fields.
  4. Click on the red “find” button to the far right of the page or hit “enter” on your keyboard.
  5. View the individual certificant’s record in the results list, which includes the information listed above for verification purposes.

There is no charge for this service.  ONCB will no longer provide faxed or emailed certification verification.

Certificant Wallet Card Now Available Online

ONCB now offers certificants the opportunity to access wallet cards electronically, and save or print them.

Please click here for instructions.