End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC)

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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...

2015 National ELNEC Train-the-Trainer Courses Announced

ELNEC Turns 15 in 2015: Plan Now to Attend and Celebrate! Click here for more information and to register.

Pre-Conference to ELNEC Summit

August 18, 2015
Asian Conference: S
howcasing ELNEC’s Efforts in Promoting Palliative Nursing Education and Practice
Asian partners in palliative care are invited to this conference. Learn about the tremendous growth of palliative care throughout Asia. For more information, click here. 

2014 National ELNEC Train-the-Trainer Courses Remaining

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

Advanced Palliatve Care Nursing Externship Opportunity

Take your APRN education to the next level with a week-long mentored immersion course with national faculty in a well-recognized palliative care program. It is targeted for novice APRNs or APRNs new to palliative care. The externship focuses on adult patients and their families and will be led by national APRNs who are palliative care experts. Two externships are available at the following dates:

  • October 27-31, 2014
  • December 8-12, 2014

Deadline to apply is August 15, 2014. For further information, click here

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.

Slides for ELNEC Trainers Providing Palliative Care Community Education

ELNEC trainers frequently have invitations and opportunities to speak to community organizations.  Click here to download slides to present. Click here to download a one-page overview to share with participants.

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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