National Certifying Board for Ophthalmic Registered Nurses (NCBORN)

The National Certifying Board for Ophthalmic Registered Nurses is an independently incorporated organization supported by the American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses for the purpose of developing and implementing the certifying process for Ophthalmic Registered Nurses.

Meet the Board

President  Laura Frey, RN, CRNO
Middleboro, Massachusetts

Vice President - TBD

Director and Secretary - Ramonia Wilson, MS, BSN, RN, CRNO
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Director - Patricia J Thomas, RN, CRNO
Springfield, Missouri

ASORN Board Liaison - Lori Pacheco, RN, CRNO
Boston, Massachusetts

To contact NCBORN, please email

"Often patients see CRNO on my badge and ask what it means. With pride and confidence I assure them that it means their eye nurse is educated, devoted, and by maintaining certification I keep current on issues relevant to their care." - ASORN member Juli Young, RN, CRNO

Click here to obtain a PDF copy of the Handbook for Candidates

Are you certified? Order your CRNO pin here