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.
Connect with your rehab nursing community 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 and more with the Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
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 the conference each year, and can communicate online, 24/7 on Member Circle!
Get involved locally and join your local chapter
With more than 35 chapters across the United States, access educational programs, your regional nursing community, networking opportunities, and more.
Add to your resume when you volunteer with ARN
Explore these volunteer positions to see how you could get involved, learn new skills, add to your CV, and more.
Advocate for rehabilitation
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 research in your bi-monthly nursing journal, Rehabilitation Nursing Journal (RNJ)
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.
Keep up on trends and industry news in the weekly newsletter, ARN Pulse
ARN Pulse is a weekly e-newsletter covering the latest rehab nursing news, breaking research, educational opportunities and events, CRRN certification information, health policy updates, and more. Each issue includes articles curated from the specialty as well as ARN updates, becoming your one-stop email for staying up to date on rehabilitation nursing information.
Receive free contact hours
ARN members (regular and affiliate) 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.
Earn your CNE with both in-person and virtual education
Receive significant member 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 ARN Learning Center.