Continuing Education Opportunities

ARN offers multiple educational programs for rehabilitation nurses in all settings, from novice to skilled, where you can earn nursing contact hours.  All ARN educational programs are designed to enhance knowledge to help you attain the skills and knowledge to provide the best care for your patients. ARN is proud to offer continuing education opportunities in a variety of formats, including a live conference, webcasts, publications, courses, and online through our award winning journal, Rehabilitation Nursing

Annual Conference

savethedate201541st Annual Educational Conference is September 30 - October 3, 2015 in New Orleans

The ARN Annual Educational Conference is the premier conference of the year for rehabilitation nursing.  Held in various locations across the country, more than 800 rehabilitation nurses gather each year to learn new skills, discover the latest treatments and practices, and network with others who understand the unique challenges of this specialty.  At the conference you can experience a host of educational sessions, paper and poster presentations, workshops, and networking events.



ARN courses are comprehensive programs designed to delve deeply into an area of rehabilitation nursing.  Here is where you will find information on the popular Professional Rehabilitation Nursing Course, available in both online and live formats. And, coming soon, information about the upcoming ARN Essential Leadership Series course held just prior to the Annual Educational Conference.


Experts in various areas of rehabilitation nursing are invited to present webinars three times a year.  ARN webinars typically focus in on a particular aspect of the rehabilitation world and allow participants the opportunity to interact with the presenters without the added cost of travel.  Webinars are offered both live and on-demand formats.

On-Demand Webinars

On-demand webinars are available free to ARN members.  CE post test may also be available for a fee. 

Learn How to Decrease Patient Falls and Fall Related Injuries within the Rehabilitation Setting

The Role of Simulation in Rehabilitation Nursing

What Engages Rehabilitation Nurses: Creating a Satisfying Work-life Balance

Getting Published in Rehab Nursing (non CE and open to the public)

Live Webinar

Check back soon for a new webinar!

Free CEs

Free Continuing Education Credits for ARN members through RNJ.rnj round

ARN members have the opportunity to earn six free nursing contact hours annually by reading a selected article in Rehabilitation Nursing journal, and passing a posttest.

In addition, each issue of Rehabilitation Nursing offers selected articles that have been identified as being eligible for continuing education credit hours for $10 per credit.  To earn credit, you must read the article and then go online to take the posttest.  Upon passing the posttest, you can instantly print your continuing education credit certificate.

You must log in with your member ID first to access the articles.