Education and Conference
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, webinars, publications, courses, and online through our award winning journal, Rehabilitation Nursing.
ARN REACH 2018 Conference
October 17-20, 2018
Palm Beach County Convention Center
The ARN Annual Educational Conference is the premier conference of the year for rehabilitation nursing. This year, more than 800 rehabilitation nurses will gather in West Palm Beach, FL to learn new skills, discover the latest treatments and practices, and network with others who understand the unique challenges of this specialty.
If you attended REACH 2017 you can access handouts, evaluations, your CE certificate, poster abstracts or a list of pre-registered attendees.
Registered attendees may access handouts and other materials from previous conferences. If you are looking for handouts prior to 2013, please email Julie Enichen at
Are you searching for on-demand Continuing Education Contact Hours? Look no further! Our brand-new CE Now! page features all the on-demand CE activities ARN has to offer, from Think Like a Rehab Nurse Online Case Studies to eCourses and more, earning you anywhere from 1 to 22 CH! Stop by now and find the CE that works for you.
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.
Developed for rehabilitation nurses, these online interactive webinars will focus on timely and critical topics within the specialty to help you increase knowledge, develop best practices, and positively impact patient outcomes. Dig deep into rehabilitation topics, get your questions answered, and learn directly from the experts.
For a current list of ARN's live and recorded webinars, visit CE Now!
Journal and Free CEs
Free Continuing Education Credits for ARN members through RNJ.
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.
Get your “burning questions” answered on evidence-based approaches to rehab nursing with this new ebook! Rehabilitation Nursing Interventions for Common Challenges: An Evidence-Based Approach covers 17 patient problems, from bowel and bladder to nutrition and mobility!
The ebook format is utilized to present scientific evidence alongside an evaluation of the evidence and lists five essential steps for practice to support evidence-based rehab nursing care.
After reading the ebook, don’t forget to take a post-test – with a passing score of 80% or above, you will receive 8 hours of CNE credit!