Florida State Association of Rehabilitation Nurses



Leadership Forum 2021 - VIRTUAL

"Leadership and Professional Growth for A Lifetime ~ 
Demonstrating Value"

Saturday, September 25, 2021
9:30am to 3:15pm
4.5 Nursing CE
4 CCM credit Approved


Program Schedule

9:30-10:00am Welcome / Informal networking

10:00-11:00am Leadership Concepts and Metrics: Targets for Success 

Joanne S. Hoertz, RN MSN CRRN, Brooks Rehabilitation

11:00-11:15am Break / Vendor Showcase

11:15-12:15pm The Value of Certification-A Panel Discussion

Stella Mason, MBA, MSN, RN, CRRN, Kindred Healthcare & ARN RNCB; Mary Jo Barnett, MSN, RN, NE-BC, CRRN, Orlando Health; and Sue Brown, MSN, RN-BC, CRRN, CCM, RNA, CMAC, FSARN

12:15-1:10pm Lunch / Virtual Tour of ORMC Rehab Unit / Vendor Showcase

1:10-2:10pm Market Yourself to Land A Job You Love

Sarah Metzler, SPHR, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Altamonte Springs

2:10-3:10pm Make Yourself a Priority-Habits to Thrive and Live Your Best Life

Mari Diaz, Master Herbalist, Life Coach, CEO OM/InTouch/Just Begin Magazine

3:10-3:15pm Program Evaluations and CE Certificates


Return of the FSARN Annual Conference
"Episode II Year of the Nurse - A New Hope"


April 27-29, 2022

Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort
Disney Springs/Orlando, FL

Save the date for the 2022 FSARN conference with a return to a LIVE IN PERSON event. Full registration includes 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, breaks, opening reception, Vendor reception with music and door prizes, Vendor prize drawing, silent auction, Posters, 15 Nursing CE and 11 CCM credits (includes 3 CCM ethics applied for from CCMC) of exceptional educational presentations, CRRN test review course, access to the E-notebook, innovative resources, networking, collegial socializing, hotel on Walt Disney World™ property and loads of fun.

Registration, Poster submission application and Vendor Prospectus coming soon!

E-Notebook: www.FSARN.simplesite.com 

FSARN Invites You to Tell Us Your Stories

Send us your selfie videos on any or all of the following topics ~ FSARN will use these to create a video montage for education and membership recruitment. Each video should be 1-2 minutes in length. 
● Describe a memorable patient ~ the reason that you are a REHAB Nurse! 
● Talk about the benefits and rewards of FSARN membership ~what keeps you coming back? 
● Tell us about your job ~ where has rehabilitation nursing led you? 
Please submit your videos to suebrowncrrn@gmail.com Include your name, credentials, and ARN/FSARN membership status with your submission. Please put FSARN Video in the subject line. 
The Art of Crafting a Poster Abstract Submission 

1 CE Nursing (FBN-50-777) 
You must have been registered and attended to receive CE credit

Presented by: Susan Fowler, PhD, RN, CNRN, CRRN, FAHA 
Ann Wilson, MSN, RN, CRRN



2021 National Certification Day - CRRN Video


New 2020 ARN Role Award Winners:

Staff Nurse:
Grace Yousif, BSN, RN, CRRN


Sue Fowler, PhD, RN, CNRN, FAHA

New Research Project: ARN member, Susan B. Fowler, PhD, RN, CNRN, CRRN, FAHA, FCNS is conducting a research study on rehabilitation staff nurses’ perceptions of hope and inspiring hope.  The study has been approved the Institutional Review Board and will consist of a phone interview.  We will learn what hope promoting strategies rehabilitation nurses use as well as facilitators and barriers to their implementation. If you are a staff nurse and interested in participating contact Dr. Fowler at susan.fowler@orlandohealth.com or 732 241 4734.


Watch the FSARN Video For National Conf ARN