New Release: 2019 Professional Rehabilitation Nursing (PRN) Course


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Developed by nurses for nurses! ARN’s 2019 PRN Online Course offers essential knowledge and best practices for rehabilitation nurses. The course was developed and recorded by rehab nurse leaders from all over the world. It is ideal as an introduction to rehab, a rehab refresher, and to help nurses prepare for the CRRN Exam.

Take the course where and when it is convenient for you—in your home, break room or office, whenever your schedule permits. Most presentations are now 20-30 minutes to better accommodate your schedule, based on feedback previously received. Individual and multi-user licenses are available for purchase. Those interested in multi-user licenses should contact ARN Member Services at 800.229.7530.

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Who Should Take This Course?

  • All nurses new to rehab
  • Staff Nurses
  • Nurse Managers
  • Nurse Leaders
  • Nurses preparing for the CRRN Exam

What’s New in the 2019 PRN Online Course?

More than 15 presenters and reviewers from ARN have contributed to the 2019 course, offering their expertise from a variety of post-acute care settings.

The Trauma Informed Care section illustrates how to care for patients who have been exposed to adverse childhood experiences, intensive care syndrome, and/or post-traumatic stress syndrome.

Case Studies and other exercises are integrated into the presentations to help you apply concepts and integrate them into your daily rehab nurse tool kit.

BONUS! The CRRN Tips and Tricks section is optional for those nurses who are preparing for the CRRN Exam.

Once purchased, the course is accessible from your account for enhanced user experience.

Course Benefits Include

  • 24-hour access from anywhere;
  • Self-paced education;
  • Post-course quiz to assess your knowledge and earn 20 contact hours; and
  • Three-year availability from the point of purchase—learn and refresh when it’s convenient for you!
  • Customer Support: Contact ARN Member Services if you have questions related to this product by phone at 800.229.7530 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. ARN Member Services are available Monday through Friday from 8am to 6pm CT.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion you will be able to:

  • incorporate rehabilitation principles as an integral part of your nursing practice
  • describe the major pathophysiological and sociological states associated with prolonged illness and disability
  • describe the importance of the interdisciplinary team in today’s healthcare environment
  • identify effective evidence-based nursing interventions that meet individual needs and promote positive client outcomes
  • describe rehabilitation and nursing management of common long-term health alterations
  • examine strategies for care and education of patients and families in various settings across the life span

Course Contents

Module 1

Introduction to Rehabilitation
Functional Assessment
Safety and Quality
Bowel and Bladder

Module 2

Neuropsychological Function
Sensory and Perceptual Patterns
Skin Integrity
Rehabilitation for the Patient with Cancer
Cardiac Rehabilitation

Module 3

Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Spinal Cord Injury
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Traumatic Brain Injury
Neurological Diseases

Module 4

Rehabilitation Across the Continuum of Care
Patient and Family Education
Coping Skills for Adjusting/Adapting to Disability
Rehabilitation and the Community: Barriers and Resources
Rehabilitation and the Family
Rehabilitation in Older Adults
Rehabilitation in Children
Current Regulatory Environment 
New! Trauma Informed Care
Optional CRRN Tips & Tricks

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You must complete and achieve a passing score of 80% on each post-module quiz and submit an overall course evaluation to receive contact hours.

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


If you are interested in purchasing a discounted multi-user package from ARN, please complete this form and return it to ARN via fax at 847.375.6481 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Purchasing a single or multi-user license gives you a 12-month license for this product.

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