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Dedicated to Educating Nurses in Excellent Palliative Care
The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) project is a national education initiative to improve palliative care. Read more...

2014 National ELNEC Train-the-Trainer Courses Announced

View all upcoming 2014 courses for ELNEC-APRN, Core, Critical Care, Pediatric Palliative Care, ELNEC Summit, and DNP Palliative Oncology Care.

2013 ELNEC Award Winners Announced

Twelve ELNEC trainers have just been chosen as award winners for their commitment to improve palliative care in their institution and throughout their community.  These trainers represent seven states (AL, CA, KS, NY, OK, TX, VA) and two international countries (Saudi Arabia and Germany).  They are staff nurses, teachers, and administrators who work in oncology, high-risk obstetrics, critical care, palliative care, and with veterans.  Further information on these ELNEC trainers can be found at /www.aacn.nche.edu/elnec/elnec-award-winners.

End-of-Life Nursing Education Questionnaire (ELNEQ):  Measuring the Impact of End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Train-the-Trainer Courses

This tool assists in measuring the impact of ELNEC train-the-trainer courses.
 

Beyond the Final Breath: A Bathing and Honoring Practice

ELNEC trainers, Debra Rodgers and Beth Calmes have developed a protocol to provide compassionate, respectful care for patients after they have died and to their families. Their work has recently been published in Nursing Administration Quarterly, and is entitled, “Creating National Standards From the Point of Care"  Vol 38, No 1, pp 86-92.   To view the slide that describe this work, click here.

ELNEC Pins Available to ELNEC Trainers

Click here to download order form.
 

ELNEC Trainers: 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 old. To order a new ELNEC CD, click here.
Note: ELNEC CDs are only sold to those who have attended an ELNEC train-the-trainer course.

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