Evidence-Based Practice Additional Resources

ARN volunteers have created tools and resources to help you practice Rehabilitation Nursing to the best of your abilities. Tools to document basic rehabilitation nursing competencies, measure staff performance, connect with peers, and to support you throughout your career.

Inpatient Rehab Facility Resource

Prepare for the upcoming changes the FY 2023 IRF-PAI final rule on October 1, 2022. Use this resource to sort through new information and processes to better understand upcoming changes for yourself or staff. Download this tip sheet for a simple checklist to help you prepare for upcoming changes.

Competency Model for Professional Rehabilitation Nursing

Defines the core domains and competencies required of beginner, intermediate, and advanced level professional rehabilitation nurses in today’s healthcare environment.

Safe Patient Handling Toolkit

Intended for the interdisciplinary team in order to implement a safe patient handling program in a rehabilitation setting.

White Papers Help You Provide the Right Care

On its own or in conjunction with other clinical organizations, ARN has developed and published white papers to raise awareness on important issues relative to rehabilitation nursing.

PATH-s Instrument

The Preparedness Assessment for the Transition Home after Stroke (PATH-s) instrument was developed by Michelle Camicia and Barbara J. Lutz through research funded by a Rehabilitation Nurses Foundation grant. Consisting of a 25-item self-report, this instrument is a freely accessible downloadable document intended to help healthcare providers develop tailored care plans that address identified gaps and better prepare caregivers to transition patients home after stroke.

For even more resources, visit the ARN Learning Center.

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Expand Your Rehab Nursing Knowledge

The ARN Foundations curriculum is for nurses at every career stage looking for rehab-centered education to improve their practice.

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