Celebrate 45 Years of Rehab Nursing in Columbus!

ARN REACH 2019 was a live event that took place November 6-9, 2019 in Columbus, OH. Join us at next year's educational conference in San Antonio!

2019 marks the 45th year of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN).

In 1974, Susan Novak founded ARN with support from Lutheran General Hospital, in Park Ridge, IL. Nurses quickly recognized the need for the rehabilitation nursing specialty, while realizing the unique care required to take care of Vietnam Vets who returned home with very new conditions and injuries.

Over the years, rehabilitation nursing has evolved as serious injuries and disabilities have complicated many patients’ lives, and the rehab nurse has formed a special place in each of these patients’ hearts, while striving to help make their lives as normal as possible!

Celebrate this special moment in ARN history on Thursday, November 7, at 5:45 pm when you join your colleagues at the Anniversary Celebration to reflect on how your specialty organization has evolved over the last 45 years! Have some fun and dress for this special occasion in your best 70s attire, an alternative is dressy casual.

Thank You to Our 2019 Sponsors!


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