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Medscape Features Article From the ELNEC Communication Module
End-of-Life Care: Improving Communication Skills to Enhance Palliative Care

Learn the differences between hospice and palliative care, and how to communicate with patients and families to learn their end-of-life wishes. CE credits offered by Medscape Nurses without fee for this Web-based continuing education program. (One-time free registration required to access Medscape.)

Oncology Net Guide Article
"Honesty is the Best Policy: Effective Communication is Essential For Achieving a "Good Death."

ELNEC Advisory Board members Dr. Marianne Matzo and Dr. Deborah Sherman coordinated a series of 10 articles about the ELNEC modules. See below for more information:

  • Overview
    The End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Experience
    Marianne Matzo, Deborah Sherman, Barbara Penn, Betty Ferrell
    Published: Nurse Educator, 28(6), 266-270

  • Module 1
    End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium Curriculum: An Introduction to Palliative Care
    Deborah Sherman, Marianne Matzo, Joan Panke, Marcia Grant, and Anne Rhome
    Published: Nurse Educator, 28(3), 111-120

  • Module 2
    Learning Pain Assessment and Management: A Goal of the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC)
    Deborah Sherman, Marianne Matzo, Judy Paice, Maureen McLaughlin, Rose Virani
    Published: Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 35 (3), 107-120.

  • Module 3
    Teaching Symptom Management in End of Life Care: The Didactic Content and Teaching Strategies Based on the ELNEC Curriculum
    Deborah Sherman, Marianne Matzo, Patrick Coyne, Betty Ferrell, Barbara Penn
    Published: Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 20 (3), 103-115; Quiz 116-117

  • Module 4
    Ethical and Legal Issues in End of Life Care: Content of the ELNEC Curriculum and Teaching Strategies
    Marianne Matzo, Deborah Sherman, Paula Nelson-Marten, Anne Rhome, Marcia Grant
    Published: Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 20(2), 59-66

  • Module 5
    Teaching Cultural Considerations at the End of Life: ELNEC Program Recommendations
    Marianne Matzo, Deborah Sherman, Polly Mazanec, Marty Barber, Rose Virani, Maureen McLaughlin
    Published: Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 33(6), 270-278

  • Module 6
    Communication Skills for End-of-Life Nursing Care: Teaching Strategies from the ELNEC Curriculum
    Marianne Matzo, Deborah Sherman, Denice Sheehan, Betty Ferrell, Barbara Penn
    Published: Nursing Education Perspectives, 24(4), 176-183

  • Module 7
    Strategies for Teaching Loss, Grief, and Bereavement
    Marianne Matzo, Deborah Sherman, Karen Lo, Kathy Egan, Marcia Grant, Anne Rhome
    Published: Nurse Educator, 28(2), 71-76

  • Module 8
    Achieving Quality Care at the End of Life: A Focus on the ELNEC Curriculum
    Deborah Sherman, Marianne Matzo, Susan Rogers, Maureen McLaughlin, Rose Virani
    Published: Journal of Professional Nursing, 18(5), 255-262

  • Module 9
    Preparation and Care at the Time of Death: Content of the ELNEC Curriculum and Teaching Strategies.
    Deborah Sherman, Marianne Matzo, Elizabeth Pitorak, Betty Ferrell, Pam Malloy
    Published: Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 21 (3), 93-100; Quiz 101-102