ELNEC-Pediatric Palliative Care

ELNEC-Pediatric Palliative Care

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ELNEC-Pediatric Palliative Care (ELNEC-PPC) was adapted from the ELNEC-Core curriculum in 2003. ELNEC-PPC was developed by 20 pediatric palliative care experts, who recognized the unique needs of children and their families.  Since its inception in August 2003, more than fifteen national courses have been provided across the US to date, along with six Association for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) collaborative courses.  Over 1715 pediatric nurses and other healthcare providers have attended one of these national train-the-trainer courses.  In 2009, the curriculum was up-dated to include enhanced perinatal and neonatal content.

Who Should Attend ELNEC-Pediatric Palliative Care?

  • Undergraduate and graduate pediatric nursing faculty
  • CE providers and staff development educators working in pediatric settings
  • Hospice nurses
  • Homecare nurses
  • APRN/staff nurses working in pediatric acute care settings (i.e. oncology, medical/surgical, palliative care settings, NICU, PICU, clinics, etc)
  • Other members of the pediatric interdisciplinary team are welcome to attend, with the understanding that the curriculum is written by nurses for nurses.

National ELNEC-Pediatric Pallative Care Courses

April 25-26: Savannah, GA
June 7-8: Denver, CO (June 9, Learn to Teach ELNEC)
September 27-28: Minneapolis, MN (September 29, Learn to Teach ELNEC)


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ELNEC Fact Sheet

Outlines all the various ELNEC Projects (i.e. Pediatric Palliative Care, Geriatric, Critical Care, ELNEC-For Veterans, and Public Hospitals).

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