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Goals and Learning Outcomes

This course is part of a series that prepares nurses for the Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse Exam (CRRN®) exam. In this course, you will learn that the physiology and management of health, injury, and acute and chronic illness is a specialized role for the rehabilitation registered nurse. Understanding basic pharmacology and its role in improving rehabilitation goals, alterations in sexual functioning and reproduction for the rehabilitation patient, and the technological advances within the rehabilitation community are crucial to success.

The goal of this course is to provide nurses preparing for the CRRN examination with information regarding the various stages of illness, pharmacology, alterations in sexual function, and the impact of technology in healthcare. 

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Recall the physiology, development stages, and management of various health conditions encompassing sexual health and acute and chronic illnesses.
  • Recognize basic pharmacology and its role in rehabilitation.
  • Recall general patient education and technology in rehabilitation.

Course Termination Date: Not yet determined

Content Expiration Date: 12/31/26

Course Originally Released On: 06/01/23

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Accreditation Information


In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP#13791

Disclaimer: Not all courses will provide California Board of Registered Nursing approval. Per California Assembly Bill No. 241, continuing education courses related to direct patient care shall address at least one or a combination of the following:(1) Examples of how implicit bias affects perceptions and treatment decisions of licensees, leading to disparities in health outcomes; or (2) Strategies to address how unintended biases in decision-making may contribute to health care disparities by shaping behavior and producing differences in medical treatment along lines of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, or other characteristics.



Relias LLC reports to CEBroker for the following boards (Provider # 50-1489): Arkansas State Board Of Nursing, District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing, Florida Board Of Nursing, Georgia Board Of Nursing, Kansas State Board of Nursing, Kentucky Board of Nursing, Michigan Board of Nursing, Mississippi Board of Nursing, New Hampshire Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board Of Nursing, North Dakota Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board Of Nursing and West Virginia Board Of Registered Nurses


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None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.