End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC)

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The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) project is a national education initiative to improve palliative care. Read more...

New ELNEC-Undergraduate Online Curriculum Available in January 2017

The ELNEC–Undergraduate online curriculum is complete and will be ready for you and your students to view on January 1, 2017. To review the outline and objectives of the six modules, and to view a 2-minute trailer about this work, visit ELNEC Academy's website.  Several schools across the nation have already signed on for this online course.  Remember, if you live/teach in WA, OR, ID, or UT, your students will have free access to these modules for one year, thanks to generous funds provided by the Cambia Healthcare Foundation. For those living in the other 46 states, the cost is $29/student for 12 months of access.  For further information or questions, please contact Lauren Wilson at lrwilson@coh.org.

Additional Information:

New Competencies: CARES: Review New Palliative Care Competencies

Press Release: ELNEC Receives Funding From Cambia Health Foundation to Expand Palliative Care Nursing Education Across the Nation

Press Release: AACN Endorses Palliative Care Competencies and Recommendations for Undergraduate Nursing Education

View objectives, outlines, and trailer.

ELNEC Undergraduate Flyer

2017 National ELNEC Train-the-Trainer Courses

*Summit: ELNEC-Core, Pediatric Palliative Care, Geriatric, Critical Care, and APRN train-the-trainer courses are held simultaneously. Choose one course to attend.
**Co-sponsored between the National ELNEC Project and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA)

Something new for 2017! An additional ½ day of education on how to teach and use the ELNEC resources will be available following each of the ELNEC Summits (June 9 & September 29). This is optional.

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Order an Updated ELNEC CD Every 3 Years

Each ELNEC curricula are updated annually. Trainers are expected to teach from ELNEC curriculum that is not older than 3 years.

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2017 National ELNEC
Train-the-Trainer Courses

April 25-26
Savannah, GA

June 7-8
Denver, CO

July 11-12
Omaha, NE

September 27-28
Minneapolis, MN

October 18-19
Buffalo, NY

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