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From Disability to New Ability: An Interview with Mountain Climber and Amputee Chad Jukes

Retired Staff Sergeant, Amputee and Mountain Climber Chad Jukes talks with Rehabilitation Nursing Journal Editor-In-Chief and Rehab Nurse Dr. Kristen Mauk.
13-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Expert Rehabilitation Nurses Available to Discuss Role of Nurse in Brain Injury Recovery Process

Brain Injury patients and their families spend the majority of their rehabilitation time with rehabilitation nurses and yet, not once has the role of the rehabilitation nurse been noted in all the recent media features about recovery. Most likely...
1-Feb-2011 12:00 PM EST

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The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) is a professional healthcare association dedicated to promoting and advancing professional rehabilitation nursing practice throughout the post-acute care (PAC) continuum, via education, advocacy, collaboration, and research to enhance the quality of life for those affected by disability and chronic illness. ARN publishes Rehabilitation Nursing journal (RNJ) six times per year. RNJ is an internationally respected, peer-reviewed journal and one of ARN's top member benefits. It features in-depth articles on current practice issues, research and its implications, editorial features, and news about products and services for individuals with disabilities or chronic illnesses. For more information about ARN, please visit or call 800.229.7530.



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Health Policy Digest for November 2020

We are pleased to present the November issue of the ARN Health Policy Digest. Th...
23 Nov 2020

Early Rehabilitation in Conflicts and Disasters

From the first world war to more recent disasters, such as the 2015 Nepal...
19 Nov 2020

Support Your Fellow Healthcare Heroes this Giving Tuesday

As leaders in the rehabilitation nursing field, you know that while we ar...
18 Nov 2020

ARN Recognizes 5 Members with 2020 Role Awards

During REACH 2020, ARN's annual conference held virtually last month, we ...
16 Nov 2020

Congratulations to the 2020 REACH poster award winners!

​Each year, ARN's ...
12 Nov 2020

Highlights from the November/December Issue of RNJ

 If you are an ARN member or a Rehabilitation Nursing ...
09 Nov 2020

ARN partners with MedBridge to present webinars on mental health during COVID-19

ARN is committed to providing rehabilitation professionals ...
03 Nov 2020

2020-2021 ARN Board installed during REACH 2020

In her last act as ARN's 2019-2020 President, Barbara J. Lutz, PhD RN...
03 Nov 2020

ARN President’s Message—October 2020

ARN Is Your Voice Around the World ...
28 Oct 2020

Health Policy Digest for October 2020

Read the latest in health policy and legislative and regulatory developments that m...
19 Oct 2020

New research shines light on importance of specialty board nursing certifications

Research presented at the American Board of Nursing Specialties (ABNS) vi...
21 Oct 2020

Rehabilitation After Urgent or Elective Orthopedic Surgery: The Role of Resilience in Elderly Patients

An investigation published in RNJ seeks to identify what role ...
14 Oct 2020

Health Policy Digest for September 2020

Read the latest in health policy and legislative and regulatory developments tha...
17 Sep 2020

Announcing the ARN 2020-21 Leadership Election Results

Thank you to all of the candidates and voting members who participated in the re...
23 Sep 2020

ARN Members Spur Action by RNCB to Adopt CRRN Renewal Grace Period

The Rehabilitation Nursing Certification Board (RNCB) administers the Certified ...
16 Sep 2020

Next-generation cancer rehabilitation: A giant step forward for patient care

Research published in Rehabilitat...
09 Sep 2020

Learn more about family caregiving and earn CE with this RNJ collection

ARN's journal, Rehabilitation Nursing, has complied a collection of 8 ar...
09 Sep 2020

Highlights from the September/October Issue of RNJ

If you are an ARN member or a Rehabilitation Nursing Journal (...
02 Sep 2020

2020 is Our Year: The Year of the Nurse

How do you make a difference? What do you hope to see in the future of nursing? The World Health Organization ...
01 Sep 2020

Beyond Accreditation: Using CARF Standards for Continuous Quality Improvement

In March 2020, the Garnet Health Medical Center (GHMC; formerly the Orange...
28 Aug 2020

Health Policy Digest for August 2020

Read the latest in health policy and legislative and regulatory developments tha...
24 Aug 2020

ARN to Host First Entirely Virtual Annual Conference with REACH 2020

CHICAGO—August 13, 2020: The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN)...
20 Aug 2020

Calling all ARN Members! The Call for Volunteers is open through August 24

Contribute to your specialty and gain leadership experience by volunteering with...
07 Aug 2020

Why Are You A CRRN?

For many, it was a manager or colleague who introduced you to rehabilitation nur...
28 May 2019

Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium on September 15

ARN members are invited to participate in the First Annual Pediatric Orth...
04 Aug 2020

Health Policy Digest for July 2020

Read the latest in health policy and legislative and regulatory developments that m...
23 Jul 2020

COVID-19 in the Rehabilitation Setting–Live Q&A on July 29 at 9 am and 4 pm CT

ARN will host a virtual Q & A with rehabilitation nursing expert Michele Cournan, DNP RN ANP-BC FNP CRRN ,...
20 Jul 2020

ARN Signs on to Congressional Letter Requesting a “Reset” of the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act

On July 15, the Coalition to Preserve Rehabilitation (CPR, of which ARN is...
17 Jul 2020

ARN Supports Efforts Urging Public to Wear a Mask to Stop COVID-19 Spread

Last week the U.S. reported the largest single-day spikes of new COVID-19...
14 Jul 2020

Highlights from the July/August Issue of RNJ

If you are an ARN member or a Rehabilitation Nursing Journal (...
07 Jul 2020

Best Practices for a Manuscript Review

 Tackling a manuscript review can seem like a daunting task. Through prepar...
16 Jun 2020

2020 Nurses Day Honorees

To celebrate the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale on May 12, 2020, we invi...
29 Jun 2020

Health Policy Digest for June 2020

 Read the latest in health policy and legislative and regulatory developmen...
24 Jun 2020

RNJ and COVID-19

Last May I was privileged to visit the Florence Nightingale Museum in Lon...
16 Jun 2020

Meet the ARN Fellows

 The ...
17 Jun 2020

Town Hall Meeting with ARN President Barb Lutz on June 23

ARN members are invited to a town hall event on June 23 with the association's President Barbara J. Lutz, PhD ...
16 Jun 2020

Free Webinar Recording: Prep for COVID-19 for Rehab Facilities

As the COVID-19 health crisis continues, many post-acute rehab facilities ...
10 Jun 2020

ARN Statement on Racism and Public Health

The following message was issued by ARN leadership to members on June...
05 Jun 2020

Health Policy Digest for May 2020

Read the latest in health policy and legislative and regulatory developme...
20 May 2020

Highlights from the May/June Issue of RNJ

If you are an ARN member or a Rehabilitation Nursing Journal (...
19 May 2020

Present your work virtually!

This year, things are going to look a bit different. We still want ...
13 May 2020

Thank you, rehab nurses.

We're so grateful for you—you're putting yourself at risk to care for your pat...
04 May 2020

Congratulations to Maureen Musto on New Role with the World Health Organization!

Please join us in congratulating Maureen Musto, MS RN APRN-CNS ACNS-BC CR...
01 May 2020

CRRN Live Remote Proctoring Now Available

Thinking about your next career move? Now you can earn the CRRN credential virtu...
20 Apr 2020

ARN Health Policy Digest: COVID-19 Issue

Read updates on health policy and legislative and regulatory developments that m...
10 Apr 2020

Highlights from the March/April Issue of RNJ

If you are an ARN member or a Rehabilitation Nursing Journal (RNJ) sub...
25 Mar 2020

RNCB to Offer Digital Badges to CRRNs

The Rehabilitation Nursing Certification Board (RNCB) is pleased to announ...
23 Mar 2020

ARN Deadlines Extended

In light of the unprecedented public health challenge, ARN has extended de...
18 Mar 2020

Apply for a Scholarship

Do you want to advance your professional development and practice? ARN offers fi...
16 Mar 2020

Know an Outstanding Rehab Nurse?

Do you have an exceptional peer who goes above and beyond to advance the practic...
10 Mar 2020

RNJ Corner: Peer Reviewer and Authors

Peer review is the foundation of publication in scholarly journals. The qu...
28 Feb 2020

5 Top Rehab Nursing Articles in RNJ Right Now

Have you been reading the ...
19 Feb 2020

Gain Recognition for Your Hard Work—Become a Fellow of ARN

ARN is excited to invite submissions to the 2020 ...
04 Feb 2020

Preview the Revised Methodology for Rehabilitation Hospital Ranking

A recent U.S. News & World Report's Second Opinion blog post has provided an update about key changes intr...
31 Jan 2020

reCAPTCHA Security for Your Protection

Are you a robot? Tomorrow, December 5, ARN is adding reCAPTCHA security to ...
04 Dec 2019

RNCB Announces the 2019 RNCB Advocacy Award Winner

CHICAGO (November 27, 2019): The Rehabilitation Nursing Certification Board (RNC...
27 Nov 2019

National Quality Forum Hospital Quality Star Rating Summit

The National Quality Forum (NQF) was founded with the goal of improving c...
19 Nov 2019

ARN Releases 8th Ed. of The Specialty Practice of Rehabilitation Nursing: A Core Curriculum

CHICAGO (November 6, 2019): The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN...
06 Nov 2019

Title VIII Nursing Workforce Bill Passes to Senate Floor

The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) applauds the Senate Health...
01 Nov 2019

ICN confirms Howard Catton as permanent CEO

The International Council of Nurses' Board is pleased to announce the appo...
05 Sep 2019

Alcohol and Drug Addiction as a Co-morbidity in Rehabilitation

Alcohol and substance use disorder has been around for centuries, but is a growi...
23 Aug 2019

Thrive, Don’t Just Survive!

ARN is partnering with Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation. Start preparing now ...
22 Jul 2019

ARN Leaders Participate on World Health Organization Rehabilitation Competency Framework Steering Group

The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) – Past-President Stephanie Vaug...
01 Jul 2019

Stress Reduction Tactics Every Nurse Should Try

ARN is partnering with Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation. St...
26 Jun 2019

In recognition of Pride Month – Affirming and Inclusive Care of Transgender Patients

​Recently, my 11-year-old son and I visited an Urgent Care about what I suspec...
04 Jun 2019

IRF Prospective Payment System for FY 2020

Each year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid releases prospective pay...
03 Jun 2019

Use of Apps in the Cognitive Rehabilitation Process

Tune into ARN's next live webinar, Essential Steps in Using & Training Apps,...
01 Jun 2019

RNCB Announces CRRN Certification Advocacy Award

During the first quarter of this year, the Rehabilitation Nursing Certification ...
14 May 2019

During Stroke Awareness Month, ARN Recognizes Barbara J. Lutz, for Stroke Caregiver Readiness Model

In recognition of Stroke Awareness Month, ARN wants you to know about President-...
17 May 2019