ELNEC (End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium) for Veterans

January 4, 2016

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Back by popular demand!

This is two day 9.5 credit course.  You must attend the both days in order to receive any CEUs. 

Provided by VAMHCS.

Provided by VAMHCS.

The ELNEC-For Veterans curriculum contains eight modules addressing critical aspects of end-of-life care. These modules include:

Module 1 Palliative Nursing Care
Module 2 Pain Management
Module 3 Symptom Management
Module 4 Ethical Issues
Module 5 Cultural Considerations
Module 6 Communication
Module 7 Loss, Grief & Bereavement
Module 8 Final Hours

The ELNEC curriculum also includes several common threads integrated throughout. These major themes include:

Endorsed by VA Hospice & Palliative Care.

Endorsed by VA Hospice & Palliative Care.

• The important role of the nurse as advocate.
• The family as the unit of care.
• The importance of culture as an influence at the end of life.
• The critical need for attention to special populations such as the elderly, the poor and the uninsured.
• End-of-life/palliative care issues impact all systems of care across all settings.
• Critical financial issues influence end-of-life/palliative care.
• End-of-life/palliative care is not confined only to cancer or AIDS, but rather it is essential across all life threatening illnesses and in cases of sudden death.
• Interdisciplinary care is essential for quality care at the end of life.

9.5 Contact Hours Approved by the Maryland Board of Nurses (Nurses who complete the program may designate themselves as “ELNEC trained.”)
9.5 Category I CEU Approved by the Maryland Board of Social Work
9.5 Approved NAB credits for Nursing Home Administrators
9.5 Approved CMEs for physicians
9.5 Approved credits for Certified Case Managers.

Endorsed by ELNEC.

Endorsed by ELNEC.

You will receive a boxed lunch each day. The option you choose, will be your lunch for both days. The options are:

Ham Classic – Ham, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, savory mayo and hickory honey mustard on a flaky croissant.
Turkey Classic- Smoked Turkey Breast, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, savory mayo and hickory honey mustard on a baker’s roll.
Chicken Salad – Freshly made Chicken Salad with lettuce and tomato on a flaky croissant.
Roast Beef & Cheddar – Roast Beef, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion and zesty horseradish sauce on a flaky croissant.
Mediterranean Veggie – Sliced cucumber, green bell peppers, provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato, black olives, banana pepper rings, ranch dressing and balsamic vinaigrette on multigrain.