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Flat View Monday, August 31, 2015
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Saturday, August 01, 2015
2015 ARN Chapter Award Deadline

We are pleased to announce some exciting changes to the ARN Chapter Award Program! Beginning in 2015, the chapter award will have a specific theme with a focus on promoting your chapter, ARN or rehabilitation nursing. The theme will be announced at the beginning of each year.

These changes are a great way to

  • Promote your chapter
  • Encourage chapters to try something different
  • Energize chapter members
  • Increase member participation

The 2015 Chapter Award focus is the Most Creative Chapter Networking Event. The focus of the event should be on bringing rehabilitation nurses together to build community and foster professional connections within the rehabilitation nursing community. This is your chance to think of ways to connect with your colleagues and promote your chapter.

Possible activities include

  • Imaginative social event (e.g. coffee, breakfast) with interactive elements
  • Unique educational event (not necessarily related to nursing, but possible professional or personal development)
  • Creative event that inspires networking and community
  • Novel community service activity
  • Quirky events targeted to young professionals

Recognition

Winners will be announced at the annual educational conference and featured in the ARN Network newsletter. Up to 3 chapters will be selected as winners and will receive a cash prize.

How to Apply

Complete the application. You will need to provide your chapter contact information, a description of the event, the resources used, number of members involved as a percentage of overall membership, and the outcomes and success of the event as reported by participant feedback.

The application deadline is August 1, 2015.



Url: http://www.rehabnurse.org/awards/content/Chapter-Awards.html
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Professional Rehabilitation Nursing Course

A 3-day intensive course in comprehensive care for the rehabilitation patient and essential knowledge for all rehabilitation nursesregister.

Schedule | CE Information | Registration | Hotel/Travel

August 6–8 2015 Hyatt Regency O’Hare Rosemont, IL

The PRN Course offers

  • contact hourscomprehensive education in rehabilitation nursing concepts and clinical skills
  • access to expert faculty with clinical and teaching backgrounds
  • a relaxed environment with interactive question-and-answer opportunities
  • an excellent review course for the CRRN® examination
  • 25.25 nursing contact hours upon completion of the course.

The Professional Rehabilitation Nursing (PRN) 2015 Course is an intensive live 3-day program that delivers essential knowledge and best practices for all rehabilitation nurses. Nurses who are new to the field of rehabilitation nursing, as well as nurses who provide float coverage on rehabilitation units, will gain a broad foundation of rehabilitation nursing concepts and current practices directly from experts in the field. This course is also ideal for nurses preparing to take the CRRN exam.

Learning Objectives:

  • Incorporate rehabilitation principles as an integral part of your nursing practice.
  • Describe the major pathophysiological and sociological states associated with prolonged illness and disability.
  • Describe the importance of the interdisciplinary team in today’s healthcare environment.
  • Identify effective evidence-based nursing interventions that meet individual needs and promote positive client outcomes.
  • Describe rehabilitation and nursing management of common long-term health alterations.
  • Examine strategies for care and education of patients and families in various settings across the life span.



Friday, August 07, 2015
Professional Rehabilitation Nursing Course

A 3-day intensive course in comprehensive care for the rehabilitation patient and essential knowledge for all rehabilitation nursesregister.

Schedule | CE Information | Registration | Hotel/Travel

August 6–8 2015 Hyatt Regency O’Hare Rosemont, IL

The PRN Course offers

  • contact hourscomprehensive education in rehabilitation nursing concepts and clinical skills
  • access to expert faculty with clinical and teaching backgrounds
  • a relaxed environment with interactive question-and-answer opportunities
  • an excellent review course for the CRRN® examination
  • 25.25 nursing contact hours upon completion of the course.

The Professional Rehabilitation Nursing (PRN) 2015 Course is an intensive live 3-day program that delivers essential knowledge and best practices for all rehabilitation nurses. Nurses who are new to the field of rehabilitation nursing, as well as nurses who provide float coverage on rehabilitation units, will gain a broad foundation of rehabilitation nursing concepts and current practices directly from experts in the field. This course is also ideal for nurses preparing to take the CRRN exam.

Learning Objectives:

  • Incorporate rehabilitation principles as an integral part of your nursing practice.
  • Describe the major pathophysiological and sociological states associated with prolonged illness and disability.
  • Describe the importance of the interdisciplinary team in today’s healthcare environment.
  • Identify effective evidence-based nursing interventions that meet individual needs and promote positive client outcomes.
  • Describe rehabilitation and nursing management of common long-term health alterations.
  • Examine strategies for care and education of patients and families in various settings across the life span.



Saturday, August 08, 2015
Professional Rehabilitation Nursing Course

A 3-day intensive course in comprehensive care for the rehabilitation patient and essential knowledge for all rehabilitation nursesregister.

Schedule | CE Information | Registration | Hotel/Travel

August 6–8 2015 Hyatt Regency O’Hare Rosemont, IL

The PRN Course offers

  • contact hourscomprehensive education in rehabilitation nursing concepts and clinical skills
  • access to expert faculty with clinical and teaching backgrounds
  • a relaxed environment with interactive question-and-answer opportunities
  • an excellent review course for the CRRN® examination
  • 25.25 nursing contact hours upon completion of the course.

The Professional Rehabilitation Nursing (PRN) 2015 Course is an intensive live 3-day program that delivers essential knowledge and best practices for all rehabilitation nurses. Nurses who are new to the field of rehabilitation nursing, as well as nurses who provide float coverage on rehabilitation units, will gain a broad foundation of rehabilitation nursing concepts and current practices directly from experts in the field. This course is also ideal for nurses preparing to take the CRRN exam.

Learning Objectives:

  • Incorporate rehabilitation principles as an integral part of your nursing practice.
  • Describe the major pathophysiological and sociological states associated with prolonged illness and disability.
  • Describe the importance of the interdisciplinary team in today’s healthcare environment.
  • Identify effective evidence-based nursing interventions that meet individual needs and promote positive client outcomes.
  • Describe rehabilitation and nursing management of common long-term health alterations.
  • Examine strategies for care and education of patients and families in various settings across the life span.



Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Rehab Insights ECourse: Target Zero For Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)

Target Zero for Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) Rehab Insights eCourse

Summary

Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections have been identified as a significant problem in hospitalized patients. Despite a lot of emphasis and education to staff on prevention, approximately 500,000 CAUTIs are reported to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) annually. Participants will learn of the importance of CAUTI prevention in providing safe quality nursing care.

This presentation will discuss how a rehabilitation hospital developed a quality improvement initiative to prevent CAUTI infections with a Target of Zero. Specific information related to the plan for prevention, the acronym used to identify indications, a prevention bundle for peri-care and Foley care, and a prevention bundle for indwelling urinary catheter insertion will be discussed. Effective outcomes post intervention will be reviewed. Issues related to CAUTI prevention in Rehabilitation setting will be discussed and goals for future actions will be presented.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the need and importance for CAUTI prevention in providing safe quality care

  • Describe the interventions and education in a CAUTI prevention program.

  • Discuss rehabilitation specific issues related to CAUTI prevention

When: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 2:00-3:15 pm ET

For more information, please click here.



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