Earn CE with Rehabilitation Nursing Journal 

ARN provides members the opportunity to earn 6 free nursing contact hours online each year through Rehabilitation Nursing. One article per issue is free to ARN members during the first 12 months the article is available. After that, standard rates apply. Members are required to read a previously selected article, then go online and complete and pass a post-test. Access the most recent CE articles below.

Change in the Continuing Education Process

Beginning with the November/December 2017 issue of Rehabilitation Nursing, journal CE is hosted by CEConnection. Please click on the links below and follow the instructions to purchase a specific CE test. 

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Online Continuing Education Articles

Use of Oral Hydration Protocols for Dysphagic Patients Following Stroke
(Free to ARN members through October 31, 2019)
Valid September 1, 2018 - September 4, 2020

Experiences of Older Adults After Hip Fracture
Valid September 1, 2018 - September 4, 2020

Bowel Control Strategies Used by Veterans With Long-Standing Spinal Cord Injuries
Valid September 1, 2018 - September 4, 2020

Diagnosis and Treatment of Edema and Lymphedema in the Cancer Patient
(Free to ARN members through July 31, 2019)
Valid June 1, 2018 - July 31, 2020

Collaboration between Cancer Survivorship and Rehabilitation Programs with Head and Neck Patients
Valid June 1, 2018 - July 31, 2020

The Intersection of Rehabilitation and Palliative Care: Patients with Advanced Cancer in the Rehabilitation Setting
Valid June 1, 2018 - July 31, 2020

Tolerability and Products Properties of a Gum-Containing Thickener in Patients with Dysphagia
(Free to ARN members through June 30, 2019)
Valid May 1, 2018 - June 30, 2020

Healthcare Professionals' Attitudes of Rehabilitation Programming for Male Cancer Survivors
Valid May 1, 2018 - June 30, 2020

People Living With HIV: Implications for Rehabilitation Nurses
Valid May 1, 2018 - June 30, 2020

The Impact of Stroke Nurse Navigation on Patient Compliance Postdischarge
(Free to ARN members through April 30, 2019)
Valid March 1, 2018 - April 30, 2020

Improving Patient Safety Through Video Monitoring
Valid March 1, 2018 - April 30, 2020

Trauma-Informed Care Is the Best Clinical Practice in Rehabilitation Nursing
Valid March 1, 2018 - April 30, 2020

Implementation Strategies to Improve Knowledge and Adherence to Spinal Coare Injury Guidelines
Valid January 1, 2018 - February 29, 2020

Is the CABIC Clean Intermittent Catheterization Patient Education Effective?
(Free to ARN members through February 28, 2019)
Valid January 1, 2018 - February 29, 2020

Evidence-Based Continence Care: An Integrative Review
(Free to ARN members through December 31, 2018)
Valid November 1, 2017 - December 31, 2019

Sex and Intimacy after Stroke
Valid November 1, 2017 - December 31, 2019

Reading as a Nursing Intervention for Agitation in Patients with Anoxic Brain Injury
Valid November 1, 2017 - December 31, 2019

Instructions for Earning Contact Hours for Articles Published Prior to November 2017

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To Read Articles

Select an article title listed in the table below to read the article. If you do not have Acrobat Reader, but wish to view the articles, download Acrobat Reader.

To Purchase CE Post-Test and Evaluation

  1. Click on the "Purchase CE Test" next to the article.
  2. If you are not already logged on to the ARN site, you will be prompted to log-in. The log-in window will ask for your ARN Web ID and password. If you have not yet set up an account on the ARN Website the log-in window will provide instructions.
  3. Once you are logged-in, a new window will open and allow you to purchase the selected post-test via credit card. If you wish to purchase more than one post-test, click on the link to return to CE articles and select the additional post-test(s) that you would like to purchase. Please note: if you wish to purchase multiple post-tests, you must purchase them all at one time as the site will only allow one purchase, per credit card, per day. Once all your purchases have been selected, you may complete your credit card purchase.
  4. Once you have purchased the CE post-tests, you may click on the "View Purchased CE" link. (If returning to this page at a later time, you will be prompted to enter the Web ID and password you used at the time of purchase.)

Please be aware that you may only earn contact hours once per article. All sales of CE articles are final and we are unable to issue refunds for duplicate purchases.

Available Articles

Technical Standards for Nursing Education Programs in the 21st Century
Valid September 1, 2017 - October 31, 2019

Web-based, Pictograph-formatted Discharge Instructions for Low-literacy Older Adult after Hip-replacement Surgery: Findings of End-user Evaluation of the Website
Valid September 1, 2017 - October 31, 2019

Texture Adaption in Dysphagia: Acceptability Differences between Thickened and Naturally Thick Beverages
Valid September 1, 2017 - October 31, 2019

A Multicenter Pilot Study of Burden Among Caregivers of Geriatric Rehabilitation Patients with Neuromusculoskeletal Diseases
Valid July 1, 2017 - August 31, 2019

Effectiveness of Mirror Therapy for Subacute Stroke in Relation to Chosen Factors
Valid July 1, 2017 - August 31, 2019

Pain, Physical Function, and Health in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis
Valid July 1, 2017 - August 31, 2019

Examining the Factor Structure and Reliability of the Safe Patient Handling Perception Scale: An Initial Validation Study
Valid May 1, 2017 - June 30, 2019

An Exercise Counseling Intervention in Minority Adults with Heart Failure
Valid May 1, 2017 - June 30, 2019

Deliberately Light Interpersonal Touch as an Aid to Balance Control in Neurologic Conditions
Valid May 1, 2017 - June 30, 2019

Determinants of Health-Related Quality of Life in Taiwanese Middle-aged Women Stroke Survivors
Valid March 1, 2017 - April 30, 2019

Intermittent Urinary Catheterization: The Impact of Training on a Low Fidelity Simulator on the Self-confidence of Patients and Caregivers
Valid March 1, 2017 - April 30, 2019

Research in the Rehabilitation Unit Presents Challenges to Nurse Researchers
Valid March 1, 2017 - April 30, 2019

Complementary and Alternative Health Practices in the Rehabilitation Nursing
Valid January 1, 2017 – February 28, 2019

The Effect of Reflexology Applied to Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease on Dyspnea and Fatigue
Valid January 1, 2017 – February 28, 2019

A Study of the Amputee Experience of Viewing Self in the Mirror
Valid January 1, 2017 – February 28, 2019

Prevention of Work-related Musculoskeletal Injuries in Rehabilitation Nursing
Valid November 1, 2016 – December 31, 2018

Efficient Assessment of Fall Risk
Valid November 1, 2016 – December 31, 2018

The Effects of a Walking Exercise Program on Fatigue in the Person with COPD
Valid November 1, 2016 – December 31, 2018

Spousal Caregivers of Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Patients: Differences Between Caregivers with Low High Caregiving Demands
Valid September 1, 2016 – October 31, 2018

Validation of Fall Risk Assessment Specific to the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Setting
Valid September 1, 2016 – October 31, 2018

Benzodiazepines For Geriatrics: What Clinical Strategies Can Be Used?
Valid September 1, 2016 – October 31, 2018

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