Central Ohio Association of
Rehabilitation Nurses
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2014/2015 Board of Directors
President
Janice Rook MS RN CRRN

President-Elect
Eric Yap RN

Secretary
Jan Simek RN CRRN

Treasurer
Norma Clanin MS RN CRRN

Directors
Deb Thomas RN CRRN
Toni Grice RN CRRN
Amy Bok RN CRRN


Co-Editors
Maureen Musto MS, RN, ACNS-BC, CRRN
Cindy Gatens MN, RN, CRRN
Common Links

Brain Injury Association of Ohio

National Spinal Cord Association

Paralyzed Veterans of America

National Stroke Association

American Stroke Association

Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Guide

American Diabetes Association

Central Ohio Diabetes Association

The Adaptive Adventure Sports Coalition (TAASC)

Fore Hope

Ohio Wheelchair Games
National Profile


The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) mission is
to promote and advance professional rehabilitation
practice to enhance the quality of life for those affected
by disability and chronic illness.  This is done through
education, advocacy, collaboration, and research.

A national conference is held yearly in October.  
Rehabilitation nurses throughout the United States
attend to collaborate with their peers and attain current
educational information.  Also, many ARN members
present poster or paper sessions on various
rehabilitation topics.
Membership Profile
COARN members work in a variety of settings,
such as:

-Acute care hospitals and clinics
-Sub acute care facilities
-Long term care facilities
-Rehabilitation facilities
-Private practice
-Case Management
-Insurance companies
-Other companies
Local Profile
The Central Ohio Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
(COARN) was charted in 1989 to promote the national
philosophy on a local level.  COARN supports this
promotion by advancing the practice of rehabilitation
nurses locally.  This is done by:
*Bi-monthly educational offerings with a focus on issues
         related to current rehabilitation nursing practice
*Periodic certification review courses to help prepare for
         the CRRN certification test
*Quarterly Newsletter
*Community Service
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2014 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM AND MEETING SCHEDULE

Tuesday, August 19   5:30-7:30pm*
NEW WEBINAR AND ON-SITE PROGRAM
“Health Care Policy and Rehabilitation Nursing”
St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima, OH


Tuesday, October 21   5:30-7:30pm*
“Rehabilitation of the Patient with GBS”
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH


October 29-November 1     
ARN 40th Annual Educational Conference
Anaheim, CA


Tuesday, December 9    5:30-7:30pm
COARN Holiday Party
LaScala Italian Bistro, Columbus, OH

           

*Business Meeting held immediately following program