End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium


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End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium

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ELNEC

An educational initiative for U.S. nurses to improve core clinical competencies in the care of dying patients.
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Appraisal of the graduate End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium training program.
In addition, in 2001, the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium for Pediatric Palliative Care (ELNEC-PPC) was launched.
Ferrell and City of Hope investigators established the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) in 2000 to provide a comprehensive national effort to improve nursing care at the end of life.
The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) developed a comprehensive program of teaching care of the dying to nurses and nursing students throughout the United States.
Hence, the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium Pediatric Palliative Care (ELNEC-PPC) training program was developed to address these educational deficiencies.
Anne Durkin, PhD, RN, BC, an assistant professor of nursing at Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut, participated in the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium faculty education program in August 2001.
Since its initiation in 2000, the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium also has worked to create more geriatric-focused nursing education resources, and spur positive changes within nursing education and the profession regarding EOL care.
They also incorporated the use of the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) more frequently to provide content on advance directives to students.