Introduction to Rehabilitation Nursing Course

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Online course designed to help nurses acquire fundamental rehabilitation nursing skills and concepts

introcourseARN's Introduction to Rehabilitation Nursing course is a unique online program designed for nurses who are new to rehabilitation or who want to incorporate basic rehabilitation nursing concepts into their patient care in non-rehabilitation settings. This course is ideal for individual nurses seeking to develop a foundation in rehabilitation nursing, as well as for units and facilities looking to provide consistent, flexible, and personalized rehabilitation nursing training to their staff.

The full course consists of 16 modules, each focusing on a specific rehabilitation nursing topic or concept. Each module covers fundamental concepts and skills in a unique question & answer format that is designed to increase both knowledge and confidence in that knowledge. The modules are designed to mirror the categories of the ARN-CAT (Competency Assessment Tool). Nurses can earn a total of 12 CHs of continuing nursing education credit.

The 16 modules in this course cover:

Introduction to Rehabilitation

Bowel Management





Patient & Family Education

Safe Patient Handling

Pain Management

Skin Integrity & Wound Care

Autonomic Dysreflexia

Musculoskeletal & Body Mechanics



Bladder Management


The Introduction to Rehabilitation Nursing course is being delivered in a unique and highly effective online environment called amplifire™. The amplifire platform uses a “question & answer” format and a sophisticated algorithm to enable you to achieve a higher level of mastery of the content, acquire it faster, and retain it longer.


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of all of the modules, the learner will be able to:

  • describe the major physiological and psychological impacts and areas of concern for rehabilitation patients
  • identify fundamental evidence-based nursing interventions that meet individual needs and promote positive client outcomes
  • differentiate between typical rehabilitation nursing techniques and strategies for pediatric, adult, and geriatric populations
  • describe strategies for proper communication with and education of patients and families with various chronic diseases and injuries.

Pricing for a 12-month single user license:

Members - $300
Nonmembers - $420register

Multi-user pricing is also available.

  • 10-User License Bundle: $2,400
  • 20-User License Bundle: $4,200

If you are interested in purchasing licenses for multiple users, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Once the Introduction to Rehabilitation Nursing Course is purchased, please review your email receipt carefully regarding additional instructions on how to access the course. If you do not receive an email notification, please contact ARN Member Services at 800.229.7530.

Accreditation Information
The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Release Date: October 11, 2017
Expiration Date: October 11, 2020

Disclosure Statement
In accordance with the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA), all continuing nursing education providers are required to disclose to the activity audience the presence or absence of relevant financial relationships of the planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of continuing nursing education content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she, or his or her significant other, has had a financial relationship in any amount in the past 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the continuing education activity content over which the individual has control. Any potential conflicts have been resolved prior to the activity. Information on such relationships will be disclosed either in writing in program materials or verbally in advance of the activity. The material presented represents the opinions of speakers and not necessarily the views of ARN.

The planning committee and program developers have nothing to disclose.