Fellows of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
The ARN Fellow Designation (FARN) is the most distinguished level of membership, as well as a public hallmark of professional esteem.
Nurses who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in rehabilitation nursing and have provided notable contributions, service, and commitment to the specialty and the Association can apply to be a Fellow of ARN.
Areas considered for the distinction include participation and leadership in ARN, consultation, research, education, practice, administration, advocacy, and public service.
The 2021 application window is now open. Completed applications are due no later than 5 pm CT on September 30, 2021.
Benefits of FARN
Why would you want to be a Fellow of ARN?
- Entitlement to use the FARN credential.
- Recognition from peers and the public as a rehabilitation nursing expert.
- Access to a network of like colleagues to address concerns about the rehabilitation nursing specialty.
- Sense of achievement while wearing the FARN pin and displaying the FARN certificate.
2020 Fellows of ARN
2019 Fellows of ARN
Fellow Application Checklist
It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure their complete application has been received by the ARN National Office on or before the posted deadline. If a receipt for the application has not been received by the submission deadline, the applicant has 30 days to contact the ARN National Office. No applications will be reviewed after this deadline. A nonrefundable $225 application fee can be submitted via check or credit card and is also due by the posted deadline.
Learn about the application process directly from members of the FARN Task Force
In fall 2020, members of the FARN Task Force recorded a webinar presentation designed to help members further understand the history of ARN's fellowship program and interpret application guidelines by presenting examples of members whose applications were previously accepted. View the webinar >