Rehabilitation Nursing Journal CE

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The primary goals of ARN continuing nursing education are to increase awareness of new trends in rehabilitation health care and to support the continued growth of the specialty of rehabilitation nursing and individual nurses. Individual activity objectives can be accessed by logging on to each activity posstest.

Objectives
Each article will have relevant objectives, but the overall objective for this educational activity is to provide rehabilitation nurses with the opportunity for learner-directed continuing education that will benefit their clinical practice and thus their patients and their families.

Activity Audience
This independent study offering is appropriate for all rehabilitation nurses.

Continuing Education Credit
Each article provides 1 nursing contact hour.

The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosure
A staff member, volunteer (committee member or RNJ author), or family member who has an affiliation with a commercial company must declare that relationship in advance of involvement with an education activity that could be used as a forum to promote the interest of that company and its products.

If there are any disclosures to report, they will be indicated in the individual journal article.

Off-Label Use
Any articles containing off-label use will be indicated in the individual journal article.

Expiration Dates
Please note the individual articles appearing below are approved for continuing nursing education for a period of two years. The expiration date that appears on each individual article refers to the date after which contact hours will no longer be awarded for that activity. Once contact hours are earned, they may be used for certification and/or licensure regardless of the expiration date.


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Please be aware that you may only earn contact hours once per article. All sales of CE articles are final and we are unable to issue refunds for duplicate purchases.


Online Continuing Education Articles

FREE CE FOR ARN MEMBERS

Spiritual Well-Being as a Predictor of Quality of Life for Adults with Paraplegia

(Contact hours for this article will be available at no cost to ARN members November 1, 2014, to December 31, 2014, after which time regular pricing will apply.)

Valid November 1, 2014 – December 31, 2016

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What Clinical Strategies Can Be Used to Help Reduce the Incidence of Heroin Abuse in Rehabilitation Patients on Chronic Opioid Therapy?

Valid November 1, 2014  December 31, 2016

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Pilot Study of an Oral Care Protocol of Post Stroke Survivors

Valid November 1, 2014  December 31, 2016

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Delirium in the Brain Injured Patient

Valid September 1, 2014 – October 31, 2016

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A Review of Educational Programs to Reduce UTIs among Individuals with SCI

Valid September 1, 2014 – October 31, 2016

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Recovery and Quality of Life in Patients with Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysms

Valid September 1, 2014 – October 31, 2016

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Nurses and Disabilities: Their Job Descriptions and Work Expectations

Valid July 1, 2014 – August 31, 2016

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Enhancing Health Promotion During Rehabilitation Through Information Giving and Partnership Building

Valid July 1, 2014 – August 31, 2016
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Obesity, Traumatic Brain Injury, Childhood Abuse, and Suicide Attempts in Females at Risk

Valid July 1, 2014 – August 31, 2016
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Safe patient handling and movement—A literature Review

Valid May 1, 2014 – June 30, 2016
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Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors after falls for traumatic brain injury: An exploratory investigation with implications for medication use

Valid May 1, 2014 – June 30, 2016

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 Nutritional Intake, Body Mass Index, and Activity in Post-Acute Traumatic Brain Injury: A Preliminary Study

Valid May 1, 2014 – June 30, 2016

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The Consequences of Nursing Stress and Need for Integrative Solutions

Valid March 1, 2014, to April 30, 2016 

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 Genetic and Genomic Testing in Clinical Practice: What You Need to Know

Valid March 1, 2014, to April 30, 2016

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Predicting and Assessing Fall Risk in an Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility

Valid March 1, 2014, to April 30, 2016

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 The Essential Role of the Rehabilitation Nurse in Facilitating Care Transitions – A White Paper by the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

Valid January 1, 2014 - February 28, 2016

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Long-term effects of a safe patient handling program on staff injuries

Valid January 1, 2014 - February 28, 2016

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Negative impacts of shift work and long work hours

Valid January 1, 2014 - February 28, 2016

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Integrative wellness in rehabilitation: Social and behavioral aspects in health care and clinical applications 

Valid November 1, 2013 - December 31, 2015

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 Outcome trends post discharge from impatient rehabilitation to the community

Valid November 1, 2013 - December 31, 2015

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 Time use of stroke patients admitted for rehabilitation in skilled nursing facilities

Valid November 1, 2013 - December 31, 2015

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 Factors associated with sleep disturbance among older adults in inpatient rehabilitation facilities

Valid September 1, 2013 - August 31, 2015

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How do you recognize opiate addiction in the rehabilitation patient?

Valid September 1, 2013 - August 31, 2015

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Transitioning home: comprehensive case management for America’s heroes 

Valid September 1, 2013 - August 31, 2015

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Impact of Voluntary Accreditation on Short-Stay Rehabilitative Measures in U.S. Nursing Homes

Valid July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2015

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Fostering interprofessional learning in a rehabilitation setting: The development of an interprofessional clinical learning unit

Valid July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2015

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A Comparison of the Functional Independence Measure and Morse Fall Scale as Tools to Assess Risk of Fall on An Inpatient Rehabilitation

Valid July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2015

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Improving Protein and Vitamin D Status of Obese Patients Participating in Physical Rehabilitation

Valid May 1, 2013, to April 30, 2015

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 Reducing urine leakage after radical retropubic prostatectomy: Pelvic floor exercises, magnetic innervation or no treatment? A quasi-experimental study

Valid May 1, 2013, to April 30, 2015

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Occurrence and Severity of Agitated Behavior After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Valid May 1, 2013, to April 30, 2015

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Transitioning Adolescents and Young Adults with a Chronic Health Condition to Adult HealthCare – An Exemplar Program

Valid March 1, 2013, to April 30, 2015

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Choices: Anger and Anger Management in Rehabilitative Care

Valid March 1, 2013, to April 30, 2015

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The Effect of Advanced Practice Nurse-Modulated Education on Rehabilitation Nursing Staff Knowledge

Valid March 1, 2013, to April 30, 2015

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 A Long-term Physical Activity Training Program Increase Strength and Flexibility and Improves Balance in Older Adults

Valid January 1, 2013, to February 28, 2015

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Study of Older Adults' Use of Self-Regulation for COPD Self-Management Informs An Evidence-Based Patient Teaching Plan

Valid January 1, 2013, to February 28, 2015

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 Preference for Rehabilitation Services Among Women with Major Limb Amputation-Preference of Women Amputees

Valid January 1, 2013, to February 28, 2015

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Care Transitions from the Hospital to Home for Patients with Mobility Impairments: Patient and Family Caregiver Experiences

Valid November 1, 2012, to December 31, 2014

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Identification of Patients at Risk for Falls in an Inpatient Rehabilitation Program

Valid November 1, 2012, to December 31, 2014

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Management of Port-a-Cath Intravenous Assess Devices in Long Term Acute Care Hospital Setting

Valid November 1, 2012, to December 31, 2014 

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