Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse Course
Friday, March 28 & Saturday, March 29, 2014
Overview & Objectives
This course will help nurse prepare for the Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) exam. Nurses new to rehabilitation nursing can also take the course to become more knowledgeable about the principles of rehabilitation and the nursing care that rehabilitation patients require. This course provides in-depth coverage of topics critical to the practice of rehabilitation nursing.
In order to the take the Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse exam, the applicant must be a licensed Registered Nurse. In addition, the RN must have been employed for at least 2 years as a rehabilitation nurse within the past 5-year period, or have been employed as a rehabilitation nurse for at least 1 year within the past 5 years and completed at least 1 year of advanced training (beyond Baccalaureate degree) in the field of rehabilitation nursing.
At the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Identify models and theories as they apply to standards of care in order to plan, implement and evaluate nursing practice.
• Describe the functional health patterns related anatomy, physiology, assessment and intervention for chronic illness, injury and disability.
• Describe the functions of the rehabilitation team members, including case managers and how they prepare the patient/family for community re-entry.
• Integrate the knowledge of ethical, economic, legislative and legal issues into nursing practice in order to advocate for rehabilitation patients.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
2nd Floor Conference Room
235 Wealthy Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
More information will be coming soon.
Margaret Crummel, BS, CCMEP
Medical Education Coordinator
Phone (616) 242-0476
Fax (616) 493-9677
Download the 2014 CRRN Info Brochure