Optional Events to Round Out Your Week

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!

Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Workshop [7.25 CH]

Tuesday, November 5, 8 am – 4:45 pm

Pre-registration required. Member Fee: $269 | Nonmember Fee: $425

Join Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk and Lynn Gallagher-Ford for a day-long event to help you implement and endorse EBP within your facility. Read the full course description.

Preconference Sessions [3.25 CH per course]

Wednesday, November 6, 8 – 11:30 am and 12:30 – 4 pm

Pre-registration required. Per Course Member Fee: $135 | Nonmember Fee: $185

Join Sally Strong during her morning precon, Medically Complex Patients and Rehabilitation Nurses: Partnering to Meet New Challenges. In the afternoon, Jill Rye and Kathy Clark present the Mini IMPACT Course. Read the full preconference session descriptions.

3-in-1 Professional Tour [3 CH]

Wednesday, November 6, 11:45 – 4 pm OR Friday, November 8, 12:45 – 5 pm

Member Fee: $69 | Nonmember Fee: $79
Includes transportation and lunch.

Three tours in one! Don't miss this chance to see three different rehabilitation hospitals including OhioHealth Rehabilitation, Ohio State Dodd Rehabilitation Hospital, and Nationwide Children’s Hospital. As you tour these diverse facilities, you will gather plenty of fresh ideas to take back to your organization! See how rehab is done in Columbus, OH!


Thursday, November 7, 6:30 – 7:15 am

Fee: $10

Chair Yoga & Meditation

Friday, November 8, 7 – 7:30 am

Fee: $10

Start your day with peace and tranquility and help ARN support the ANA’s Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ initiative when you engage in yoga, and/or chair yoga and meditation during the week! Let’s be healthy together! 

Benefits of yoga may include:

  • Increased flexibility
  • Increased muscle strength and tone
  • Improved energy and vitality
  • A balanced metabolism
  • Weight reduction
  • Cardio and circulatory health
  • Improved athletic performance
  • Protection from injury

Benefits of meditation may include:

  • Reduced stress and anxiety
  • Improved emotional health
  • Enhanced self-awareness
  • Increased attention span
  • May reduce age-related memory loss


Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™


Join ARN in participating in the ANA’s Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ challenge all week long!

See full conference schedule


Present a Session in San Antonio

Speaker proposals for REACH 2020 in San Antonio are now open.

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