ELNEC-Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN): There are many palliative care teams across the US being led by APRNs and they are key team members who exemplify commitment to their varied roles in not only leadership, but practice, education, and research Participants receive advanced education in pain and symptom assessment/management and communication. Additional training in palliative care-related finances, budgets, quality improvement, education, and leadership are also provided. Participants can choose to attend one of 2 tracks—adult-or pediatric-focused care.
Developed with the same commitment as the other ELNEC curricula, ELNEC?APRN will address the unique needs of APRNs who are in the process of:
- Developing a palliative care program
- Leading a hospice/palliative care team
- Joining and/or participating in a hospice/palliative care team
- Incorporating palliative care in their role as an APRN
Who should attend elnec-aprn?
The target audience is masters, PhD, or DNP prepared APRNs (certified registered nurse
anesthetists, certified nurse?midwifes, clinical nurse specialists and certified nurse practitioners) who are clinically focused. Students in any of these graduate programs are also welcome to attend. Throughout the many years of ELNEC, other healthcare professionals have attended national and regional ELNEC train?the?trainer courses (e.g. physicians, pharmacists, social workers, chaplains, etc). A heavy emphasis will be on pharmacology and symptom assessment and management. Physicians and physician assistants who are interested in learning more about palliative care are welcome to attend. APRNs from a wide?variety of clinical settings are invited to participate (e.g. acute care settings, homecare, hospices, palliative care, clinics, long?term care/skilled nursing facilities, etc).
ELNEC-Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
May 7-8, 2014
NOTE: Hotel reservations at the Hilton Durham must be made by April 11, in order to receive the conference rate.
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Early bird deadline extended to April 28
Further questions? Contact Linda Garcia at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (626) 256-4673 ext. 61255