Northern Illinois Chapter Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

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Welcome to the Northern Illinois Chapter of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

The Northern Illinois Chapter of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses is a local chapter whose international parent organization represents Rehabilitation Nurses who specialize in working with persons with actual or potential physical disabilities. Rehabilitation nurses provide comprehensive care to individuals with a wide variety of physical challenges.

We Believe...

NIARN believes every individual has worth and dignity. We believe that recipients of rehabilitation health care services have the right to receive professional nursing care of the highest quality. As an organization, we support these beliefs by offering a wide range of activities that help develop professional skills of our nurse members.

Meet our Board Members

Our members come from a variety of practice settings: general hospitals, home healthcare operations, rehabilitation and long-term care facilities, insurance companies, educational institutions, and private consulting companies.


The Northern Illinois Chapter territory includes the northern portion of the state of Illinois. The southern boundary is Interstate 80, from the western boarder of the state up to and including Grundy County east, and all areas north.

Our Purpose

  • To Advance the quality of rehabilitation nursing service throughout the community
  • To offer educational opportunities to promote awareness and interest in rehabilitation¬† nursing and improve the expertise of personnel on all levels
  • To facilitate the exchange of ideas in rehabilitation programs

Want to become a Sponsor?

Sponsors needed for ongoing Education Programs

Sponsors can provide a site for a program and receive a reduced rate for site participants. Sponsors allow us to provide excellent programs and control our costs. Can your facility host a program? Contact a board member

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How we are supporting the Rehab community

2016 Charitable Donations

SCI association fund raiser $100


Illinois Brain Injury Association $1000


Chicago Lighthouse $1000