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

Information Needs of Family Caregivers of Persons with Dementia

(Contact hours for this article will be available at no cost to ARN members May 1, 2016, to June 30, 2016, after which time regular pricing will apply.)

Valid May 1, 2016 – June 30, 2018

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Executive Summary and Recommendations for Improved Communication During Care Transitions

Valid May 1, 2016 – June 30, 2018

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Uptake of Dietary Sodium Restriction by Overweight and Obese Patients after cXardiac Revascularization

Valid May 1, 2016 – June 30, 2018

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Length of Stay at Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility and Stroke Patient Outcomes

Valid March 1, 2016 – April 30, 2018

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Changes in Payment Regulation and Acute Care Use for Total Hip Replacement: Trends in Length of Stay, Costs, and Discharge, 1997–2012

Valid March 1, 2016 – April 30, 2018

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Occurrence of depressive symptoms among older adults after a stroke in the Nursing Home Facility

Valid March 1, 2016 – April 30, 2018

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Evidence levels: Applied to select fall and fall injury prevention practices

Valid January 1, 2016 – February 28, 2018

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Safety standards: Implementing fall prevention interventions and sustaining lower fall rates by promoting the culture of safety on an inpatient rehabilitation unit

Valid January 1, 2016 – February 28, 2018

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The competency model for professional rehabilitation nursing

Valid January 1, 2016 – February 28, 2018

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Clinical Implications of Family-Centered Care in Stroke Rehabilitation

Valid November 1, 2015 – December 31, 2017

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Factors Influencing Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Attendance

Valid November 1, 2015 – December 31, 2017

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Resilience in families with adolescents suffering from traumatic brain injuries

Valid November 1, 2015 – December 31, 2017

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He Looks Normal But…Challenges of Family Caregivers of Veterans Diagnosed with a Traumatic Brain Injury

Valid September 1, 2015 – October 31, 2017

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An Educational Intervention to Increase Nurse Adherence in Eliciting Patient Daily Goals

Valid September 1, 2015 – October 31, 2017

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Rehabilitation versus nursing home nurses’ low back and neck-shoulder complaints

Valid September 1, 2015 – October 31, 2017

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 Assessment of Patient Participation in Physical Rehabilitation Activities: An Integrative Review

Valid July 1, 2015 – August 31, 2017

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SAFE Medication Management for Patients with Physical Impairment of Stroke

Valid July 1, 2015 – August 31, 2017

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A Single Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Experience with a Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program

Valid July 1, 2015 – August 31, 2017

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 Development of a Patient Acuity Model for an Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit

Valid May 1, 2015 – June 30, 2017

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Evidence of Health Risks Associated with Prolonged Standing at Work and Intervention Effectiveness

Valid May 1, 2015–June 30, 2017

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Care of the Chronically Ill Patient with a Bleeding Disorder

Valid May 1, 2015–June 30, 2017

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Nurses' Knowledge of Pain Management for Patients with Combat-Related Traumatic Brain Injuries on Rehabilitation Units

Valid March 1, 2015–April 30, 2017

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Nursing Care of the Super Bariatric Patient: Challenges and Lessons Learned

Valid March 1, 2015–April 30, 2017

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Perceptions of Practice Guidelines for People with Spinal Cord Injury

Valid March 1, 2015–April 30, 2017

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Transitioning Adolescents and Young Adults with Spina Bifida to Adult Healthcare: Initial Findings from a Model Program

Valid January 2, 2015–February 28, 2017

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Reducing the Rate of Re-Hospitalization from Post-Acute Care: A Quality Improvement Study

Valid January 2, 2015–February 28, 2017

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Patients' Perceptions of the Quality of Discharge Teaching and Readiness for Discharge

 Valid January 2, 2015–February 28, 2017

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

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 Nonmodifiable 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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