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, Rehab Insights eCourses, publications, courses, and online through our award winning journal, Rehabilitation Nursing.
Upcoming Annual Educational Conference
ARN REACH 2017 Conference
November 8–11, 2017
Washington State Convention Center
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.
Past conference attendees may access handouts and other materials from previous conferences here.
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.
Rehab Insights eCourses
Developed for rehabilitation nurses, these online interactive eCourses will focus on timely and critical topics within the field to 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.
2017 Rehab eCourse Series
Spasticity Management in Rehabilitation: Evidence Based Interdisciplinary Strategies
ARN IMPACT Act Boot Camp
Preparing and Mentoring Your Nurses to Become a CRRN
Cay Ambrose, RN CRRN, Director, Clinical Programs for BAYADA Home Health Care will share the mentoring program she developed for nurses sitting for the CRRN exam. By utilizing ARN resources such as the Professional Rehabilitation Nursing (PRN) Online Course, she has seen a 100% pass rate for her staff. Cay will outline her strategies and offer ideas so you can develop your own mentoring program.
Thursday, March 23
3:00pm ET/2:00pm CT
Note: This webinar is 30 minutes and will not offer CNE credit
Past free webinars:
Why Evidence-Based Rehabilitation Nursing Practice is Important
Learning You Can See, Results You Can Measure: Maximizing Rehabilitation Nursing Staff Performance
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.