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...

Three Opportunities To Learn More About the New ELNEC-Undergraduate Online Project

2017 National ELNEC Train-the-Trainer Courses

  • April 25 & 26, Savannah, GA: ELNEC-Core and ELNEC-Pediatric Palliative**
  • June 7 & 8, Denver, CO: ELNEC Summit*
  • July 11 & 12, Omaha, NE: ELNEC-Core**
  • September 27 & 28, Minneapolis, MN: ELNEC Summit*

*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.

More information will be available on November 1, 2016.

New ELNEC-Undergraduate Online Curriculum Available in January 2017

In an effort to assist nursing faculty in meeting the new palliative care competencies, the Cambia Health Foundation (CHF) has provided $800,000 to fund and support the development of an interactive online curriculum, ELNEC-For Undergraduates. The online format will make this curriculum available to all 92 nursing programs in the CHF grant-funded project states (Idaho, Utah, Oregon and Washington), beginning in January 2017. The other 46 states will also have access to ELNEC-For Undergraduates for a nominal fee. See the flyer below.

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

New Competencies: CARES: Review New Palliative Care Competencies

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

ELNEC Undergraduate Flyer

2016 National ELNEC Train-the-Trainer Courses Announced

ELNEC Pins Available to ELNEC Trainers

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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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