Benefits to Help You Advance Your Career
As a member of ARN, you experience the value of collaborating with rehabilitation nursing professionals from a variety of settings and access to specialty publications and education to inform your practice.
Opportunities to Network
Connect with Colleagues on Member Circle
Member Circle is an exclusive online community where you will connect with colleagues, seek advice, and share expertise. It’s easy to get answers to pressing questions, share files, and have discussions on anything rehab related! Current discussions include: Fall Prevention; Hiring, Managing, and Firing of Support Staff in the Home; Oncology and Hospice Patients in Rehabilitation; and Best Practices to Increase Patient Satisfaction Survey Responses.
Explore Specific Topics with Special Interest Groups
Special Interest Groups (SIGs) offer you an opportunity to drill down and focus on the areas that pique your professional interests. They meet face-to-face at conference each year, and can communicate online, 24/7 on Member Circle!
Join a Local Chapter
With more than 35 chapters across the United States, there are dozens of local educational programs, access to your regional nursing community, and excellent networking opportunities. Membership and participation with an ARN chapter requires a current ARN National Membership.
Become a Leader with ARN's Volunteer Opportunities
The online Volunteer Identification Program (VIP) makes it simple for you to get involved, learn new skills and give back to your profession. Learn more about the variety of volunteer opportunities at the VIP.
Participate in Advocacy
ARN advocates for rehabilitation nurses and patients in Washington, DC through our Health Policy & Advocacy Program. ARN keeps you informed of policy and regulatory issues affecting rehab nurses on a regular basis and sends Action Alerts so you can be actively involved and contact your members of Congress. ARN represents the unique needs and challenges of rehab nurses to federal policymakers and regulators.
Review the Latest Specialty and Association News
Rehabilitation Nursing Journal
Rehabilitation Nursing journal (RNJ), ARN’s bi-monthly nursing journal, provides information on current practice issues, research, and news about products and services for individuals with disabilities or chronic illness. Each year, members receive 6 FREE Contact Hours via RNJ articles.
ARN Pulse (formerly known as ARN Network) is a bi-monthly electronic newsletter with the latest professional and organizational news, surrounding CRRN Certification, Health Policy, and Chapters. Our member contributors keep it fresh and thought-provoking, providing feature stories on important rehab topics they know will be of interest to you. With each issue, ARN members are eligible to receive 1 CH when you read the feature story and pass a short quiz!
The monthly Member Update keeps you current on association and industry news, and trends you won’t want to miss.
Access Education Online and In Person
Earn Free Contact Hours
All Regular and Affiliate Members have online access to six (6) Free Contact Hours each year. It’s easy—read one of the designated Rehabilitation Nursing journal articles, complete a post-test, and print your certificate of completion. This is available via the publication's CE Connection.
Live or Virtual Education
Enjoy Significant Discounts
ARN membership pays for itself when you take advantage of just a few discounts! Enjoy member discounts to attend the ARN annual conference and to purchase courses, books, online courses and other products in the online bookstore.
Access Exclusive Content
ARN member-only resources offer you a path to growth within your professional community and can be accessed on the ARN website. All of these resources are here to help you reach your professional goals.