- Connect - Powerful professional networking
You'll be joining a powerful community of NRA members, people like yourself with a concern for humanity...all of humanity. People who not only believe, but know from daily experience, that having a disability does not mean you are disabled.
- Educational training conferences
Join members from across the nation for our annual educational meetings, featuring results-oriented rehabilitation training sessions and the latest rehabilitation technologies.
- Free subscriptions and discounts for NRA Publications
NRA full members receive the quarterly Journal of Rehabilitation, an internationally-acclaimed scholarly journal on the cutting-edge of rehabilitation research. Members also receive Contemporary Rehab, the bi-monthly newsletter filled with the latest rehabilitation and membership news. Members also have the opportunity to purchase other NRA publications at reduced rates, such as the Switzer Monographs, a report from our annual seminar on the latest trends in rehabilitation; the Handbook for Rehabilitation Advocacy, designed to help you shape legislative policy and reform; and other special publications produced by NRA chapters, regions and divisions.
- Government Affairs advocacy
NRA's annual Governmental Affairs Summit provides you with the necessary tools to access your government representatives both at home and in Washington, DC. You'll discover how to educate Congress and your local elected officials on issues critical to persons with disabilities.
The Washington Wire provides up-to-the-minute information on pending legislative and regulatory issues before the federal government of interest to members of the National Rehabilitation Association, persons with disabilities, and the disability community in general. Click here to check out the latest Washington Wire.
- Professional Division membership
As a member of the NRA, you also have the opportunity to join professional divisions in areas of special interests. The divisions focus on a broad range of rehabilitation issues, such as career development for persons with disabilities, independent living, and rehabilitation leadership as well as professional associations for rehabilitation counselors, rehabilitation support staff, private sector providers, and more. Divisions may produce specialty publication(s), and many sponsor focused professional development training seminars in their fields. Click here to check out NRA Divisions!
- Regional and state chapter membership
NRA members are automatically members of state and regional chapters. Chapters and Regions hold conferences and sponsor training seminars around the country to keep you current and provide opportunities for growth in the rehabilitation practice.
- State of the Art Professional Liability Insurance
For nearly 40 years, Healthcare Providers Service Organization (HPSO) has been helping safeguard healthcare professionals from medical malpractice lawsuits and regulatory board complaints with professional liability insurance. HPSO is one of the nation’s largest providers of professional liability insurance and has been supporting its insured members with high quality, A rated (A.M. Best), broad professional liability insurance products. NRA is pleased to welcome HPSO as our endorsed provider of professional liability insurance for individuals and those in a group practice. HPSO’s policies are underwritten by carrier partner of over 30 years, CNA. Due to their extensive long-term relationship, HPSO has access to vital educational information pertaining to risk reduction, case studies, and statistics. We have partnered with HPSO because we feel that our professionals deserve the most comprehensive coverage in the business. We invite you to visit HPSO to obtain a free quote today.
NRA invites members who are or who will be insured as individual healthcare professionals* with HPSO to take advantage of this partnership by receiving a 10% Risk Management Discount when attending eligible NRA conference sessions. Discount forms will be distributed at conferences hosted by NRA and require attendance of 6 approved CE sessions. *Note that this discount will not be eligible for private practices insured through HPSO, or for those individuals who already have a discount on their policy.
Display your NRA membership with pride and make a strong statement about your commitment to rehabilitation issues.
The National Rehabilitation Association has partnered with www.AAACEUS.com to offer DISCOUNTED Online Continuing Education (CEUs) to Certified Healthcare Professionals. The on-line courses and home study classes will be offered to the NRA at a 15% discount. The courses being offered are pre-approved and appropriate for RNs in every state, Social Workers (ASWB) and the following professional certifications: ACM, CCM, CRRN, CRC, CDMS, CLCP, CPUR, CPUM, CPHM, COHN, CMCN and ABVE. The courses offered by AAACEUs.com will cover 3 areas of competency:
Case Management & Rehabilitation competency – the rolls and responsibilities, skills, communication techniques and models of healthcare professionals;
Clinical competency: e.g. HIV, Back Pain, COPD, CHF, Asthma, Diabetes, Obesity, Alzheimer’s, Stroke, Hypertension and more and
Community / Global competence – privacy issues, HIPAA issues, ADA, ethics, communication techniques, interviewing skills, medical terminology, issues that impact the patient’s health and well being (e.g. the uninsured, the poor, etc) and more.
To register for classes and receive your NRA 15% discount go to: http://www.aaaceus.com/NationalRehab. If you already have an account with www.AAACEUs.com you can move it to the NRA affiliate by using the customized link at (http://www.aaaceus.com/nationalrehab/). The custom link will move you to the NRA provided discount program. Please feel free to call us with any questions at 1-866-850-5999.