Resources for Nurses to Start Early Conversations About Palliative Care GetPalliativeCare.org * Handouts, videos, podcasts, and live chats for patients and families American Nurses Association (www.nursingworld.org) * Position Statement Nursing Care and Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) and Allow Natural Death (AND) Decisions * Excellent recommendations to assist patients in making end-of-life decisions * Policy recommendations for clinical practice End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium
(ELNEC) (www.aacn.nche.edu/elnec) * Prepares nurses with essential content on how to communicate in culturally appropriate ways with patients and families * Content about pain and symptom management, care at the time of death, grief, and ethics
The project, directed by researchers at the City of Hope, is known as the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium
End-of-life nursing education consortium
(ELNEC): Introduction to the ELNEC-core curriculum and to ELNEC pediatric palliative care.
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 (American Association of Colleges of Nursing [AACN], 2013a).
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.