ARN Press Room

The ARN Press Room has been created to provide easily accessible information and resources about rehabilitation and rehabilitation nursing to journalists and to interested individuals.  Feel free to browse and download the various articles and resources below. The Press Room will continue to grow as materials become available, so visit often. 

If you are a journalist and looking for information not listed below or are interested in being connected with an expert in rehabilitation nursing, please contact Karen Linden, ARN marketing manager, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 847.375.4722.

About ARN

ARN Background (pdf)

Nursing Resources

Preparing Patients for Successful Transition to Rehabilitation: Preventing Readmissions

Patient Resources

RESTARTRecovery Patient Website
Navigating Rehabilitation Settings (pdf)
Caring for Older Adults
Rules of the Road for Using Walkers (pdf)
Stroke Caregivers Share ABCs of Caring (pdf)

Rehabilitation Nursing Stories

Nurse Leads the Way in Reducing Falls
The Future is Now

Rehabilitation Nursing: A Specialty in Its Own Right

Nursing Notes Live PodCast featuring ARN Past Presidents' Kris Mauk and Michelle Camicia on a panel discussion on rehabilitation nursing and the impact this area of nursing care has on patients.

ARN Research Studies

Rehabilitation Nursing Staffing Study (pdf)
Nursing Roles Overview

Press Releases

October 14, 2016: ARN Past-President Cheryl Lehman Bestows President's Award to Dr. Grace Campbell and Dr. Beverly Reigle

October 14, 2016: ARN Announces the 2016 Role Award Winners at its Annual Educational Conference - REACH 2016

October 13, 2016: Kristen L. Mauk, PhD DNP RN CRRN GCNS-BC GNP-BC ACHPN FAAN Incoming Editor of Rehabilitation Nursing Journal

October 13, 2016: Stephanie Vaughn, PhD RN CRRN RAHA Installed as President of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

August 30, 2016: Rehabilitation Nurses Coming to Philadelphia

July 28, 2016: Association of Rehabilitation Nurses Board of Directors Shares 2016-2018 Strategic Plan

July 22, 2016: Assocation of Rehabilitation Nurses Responds to Office of Inspector General's Report

April 29, 2016: Association of Rehabilitation Nurses Provides Insight to IMPACT Act with Online Boot Camp

December 10, 2015: Competency Model and Tools Created for Rehabilitation Nursing

October 30, 2015: The Importance of the Rehabilitation Nurse in the Skilled Nursing Setting

October 23, 2015: Eagerly Awaited ARN Specialty Practice of Rehabilitation Nursing: A Core Curriculum, 7th Edition  Now On Sale

June 18, 2015: Association of Rehabilitation Nurses Launch ReSTART Recovery Online Resource

December 15, 2014: Making the Right Decision for Rehabilitation Care

December 3, 2014: ARN Launches New Restorative Nursing Assistant Online Course

November 21, 2013:Association of Rehabilitation Nurses Presents Essential Role of the Rehabilitation Nurse in Facilitating Care Transitions White Paper at the Nursing Organizations Alliance Meeting of the American Nurses Association

July 2011: Nursing Associations AANN and ARN Release Care of the Patient with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in the Clinical Practice Guideline Series

November 2011: Nursing Associations AANN, ARN, and IOMSN Release Nursing Management of the Patient with Multiple Sclerosis in the Clinical Practice Guideline Series


"Prescribing a New Kind of Rehab for Cancer Survivors" (Wall Street Journal, Jan 28, 2013)
     ARN letter to the editor

"Tackling Care as Chronic Ailments Pile Up” (New York Times, Feb 22, 2011)
      ARN letter to the editor