Online ELNEC Courses

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95+ advanced palliative care courses

5 different ELNEC curricula

8 unique modules 

 

 

Relias Library: ELNEC Courses

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ELNEC Core Module 1: Introduction of Palliative Care Nursing

This presentation is an overview of the need to improve palliative care and the role of the nurse as a member of an interdisciplinary team in providing quality care. Basic principles ... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1.1

ELNEC Core Module 2: Pain Management in Palliative Care

This presentation reviews basic principles of pain assessment and management with a focus on pain at the end of life. Comprehensive pain assessment is essential to adequate pain relief. Yet there are many barriers that impede pain assessment and treatment. It is vital that nurses work... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1.1

ELNEC Core Module 3: Symptom Management in Palliative Care

This presentation addresses common symptoms in advanced disease and the role of the nurse in managing these symptoms... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1

ELNEC Core Module 4: Ethical Issues in Palliative Care

This presentation discusses some of the key ethical issues and legal concerns in end-of-life/palliative care and resources to address these in practice... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Certificates: ANCC, CA-BRN, TX-DADS-Admin
Training Hours: 0.9

ELNEC Core Module 5: Cultural Considerations in Palliative Care

This course reviews dimensions of culture, which influence care in advanced disease. Assessment of culture is emphasized as essential to adequate communication and in providing culturally competent care... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1

ELNEC Core Module 6: Communication in Palliative Care

Communication is the foundation of excellent palliative care. Good pain and symptom assessment/management are dependent on excellent communication. It is vital that all members of the interdisciplinary team communicate well with each other, as well as with the patient and his/her family.... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1.1

ELNEC Core Module 7: Loss, Grief and Bereavement

This presentation addresses the challenging aspects of grief, loss and bereavement of patients and families as well as the loss experiences of health care professionals... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Certificates: ANCC, CA-BRN, TX-DADS-Admin
Training Hours: 0.9

ELNEC Core Module 8: Final Hours of Life

The actual time of death creates unique issues beyond those encountered during the course of illness. Care at this time demands attention to physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of patients across life's span and the special needs of their families. Assessment by professionals of... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1.1

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ELNEC Critical Care Module 1: Palliative Care in Critical Care Nursing

The primary aim of palliative care is to address the physical, psychological, spiritual, and practical burden of an illness and palliative nursing care combines caring, communication, knowledge, and skill. However, there are major deficiencies in current systems of care for patients and families at... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Certificates: ANCC, CA-BRN, TX-DADS-Admin
Training Hours: 0.8

ELNEC Critical Care Module 2: Pain Management

Critical Care Nurses should work collaboratively with the patient if possible, the family, and their interdisciplinary colleagues to optimize the use of appropriate medications and non-pharmacological interventions through comprehensive pain assessment, attention to suffering, and recognition of... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1.4

ELNEC Critical Care Module 3: Symptom Management

There are many physical and psychological symptoms common at the end of life and patients are often unable to report their symptoms or symptom distress. Critical Care nurses work collaboratively with patients, if possible, the family, physicians and other disciplines to provide optimal symptom... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1

ELNEC Critical Care Module 4: Ethical Issues

Ethical issues and dilemmas are inherent in care provided to patients and their families across the life span and facing the end of life. Critical care nurses, individually and collectively, serve as advocates for ethical and legal practice at the end of life and follow professional codes and... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Certificates: ANCC, CA-BRN, TX-DADS-Admin
Training Hours: 0.9

ELNEC Critical Care Module 5: Cultural & Spiritual Considerations

This module reviews dimensions of culture and spirituality, which influence care in advanced disease... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Certificates: ANCC, CA-BRN, TX-DADS-Admin
Training Hours: 0.9

ELNEC Critical Care Module 6: Communication

Communication is critical in all health care situations but is of special significance at the end of life. This module teaches verbal and non-verbal skills to enhance listening, presence and communication in the critical care areas... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Certificates: ANCC, CA-BRN, TX-DADS-Admin
Training Hours: 0.9

ELNEC Critical Care Module 7: Loss, Grief and Bereavement

Critical Care Nurses provide support to their patients, families, and colleagues experiencing death anxiety and the stress of cumulative loss; this course provides the knowledge and skills to provide care at end-of-life... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1

ELNEC Critical Care Module 8: Final Hours

Nursing care during final hours demands attention to physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of patients across life's span and the special needs of their families. This course prepares the critical care nurse to give best supportive care to the patient through the dying process and... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Certificates: ANCC, CA-BRN, TX-DADS-Admin
Training Hours: 0.9

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ELNEC Geriatric Module 1: Principles of Palliative Care

Welcome to the Principles of Palliative Care module for ELNEC-Geriatric - the foundation of this curriculum. This module will provide an overview of palliative care and your role as a member of the interdisciplinary team in providing quality care. Working in healthcare every day, you witness major... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 2

ELNEC Geriatric Module 2: Geriatric Palliative Care

Geriatric palliative care is a holistic, comprehensive, interdisciplinary, and person-centered approach to the care of older adults and their families at the end of life. Geriatric palliative care is necessary to address the multimorbidities and geriatric syndromes that complicate care delivery and... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1.25

ELNEC Geriatric Module 3: Syndrome and Symptom Assessment and Management

This is the third module on the ELNEC-Geriatric curriculum. In Module 2 we briefly discussed geriatric syndromes. The framework for discussion in this third module includes an overview of common geriatric syndromes and... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 2.75

ELNEC Geriatric Module 4: Pain Assessment & Management

As a healthcare professional, you need to work collaboratively with the older adult, their family, and your interdisciplinary colleagues toward the best use of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions to manage the older adult’s pain. This course provides foundational information for... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1.5

ELNEC Geriatric Module 5: Cultural & Spiritual Considerations

Because cultural and spiritual factors influence the end-of-life care of older adults and their families, it is important to assess and support both cultural and spiritual considerations. Intervening to reduce spiritual distress and assure culture competency requires an interdisciplinary approach.... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1.25

ELNEC Geriatric Module 6: Ethics and Goals of Care

The cornerstone of ensuring “a good death” for older adults is to provide care that is consistent with the older adult’s values and goals through identifying, communicating, and honoring these goals and values. Defining and supporting goals of care, along with advance directives, support ethical... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1.5

ELNEC Geriatric Module 7: Communication

Palliative care requires strong communication and collaboration between members of the interdisciplinary team, the older adult, and their family. Effective communication requires insight into personal behaviors and elimination of obstacles that hinder your ability to use communication strategies.... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1.25

ELNEC Geriatric Module 8: Loss, Grief & Bereavement

Welcome to the Loss, Grief, and Bereavement module for ELNEC-Geriatric. We know in doing this important work, that we witness grief in older adults and their family members. As healthcare professionals, we experience a tremendous amount of loss, as we think of the many people we have cared for,... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1.25

ELNEC Geriatric Module 9: Final Days

The final days and hours of an older adult's life create unique physical, psychosocial, and spiritual issues that the palliative care team must address. In this course, you will learn your role as a nurse in caring for older adults and their families during their final days or hours. You will also... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1.25

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ELNEC Pediatric Module 1: Introduction to Pediatric Palliative Nursing Care

The number of children living with and dying from complex, chronic illnesses in the United States gives way to the necessity of palliative care programs that address the unique needs of children and their families. This course provides an overview of the need to improve palliative care for children... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Certificates: ANCC, CA-BRN, DC-RN, FL-RN, GA-RN
Training Hours: 1.25

ELNEC Pediatric Module 2: Perinatal and Neonatal Palliative Care

Perinatal and neonatal palliative care has its own unique characteristics and concerns that healthcare professionals must be aware of. This course provides an overview of these unique aspects and concerns of perinatal and neonatal palliative care and provides suggestions for providing high quality... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1.5

ELNEC Pediatric Module 3: Communication in Pediatric Palliative Care

Communication is the foundation of all you do in palliative care. This course emphasizes the importance of good communication in pediatric palliative care. The complexities of communicating with children and families at this critical time are described along with suggestions for promoting effective... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1

ELNEC Pediatric Module 4: Ethical/Legal Issues in Pediatric Palliative Care

Ethical issues and dilemmas are inherent in care provided to children and their families in palliative care. It is important that healthcare professionals are aware of and have access to a wide variety of professional codes and standards that serve to facilitate resolution of ethical dilemmas. In... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1

ELNEC Pediatric Module 5: Cultural and Spiritual Considerations in Pediatric Palliative Care

We certainly live in a very diverse world and it is critical that all healthcare professionals understand and respect cultural beliefs and traditions. The purpose of this presentation is to identify the dimensions of culture and the influence of culture on palliative care for children and their... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Certificates: ANCC
Training Hours: 0.75

ELNEC Pediatric Module 6: Pain Management in Pediatric Palliative Care

Effective pain management requires an interdisciplinary team approach, but healthcare professionals cannot practice what they do not know. In this course, you will learn about the basic principles of pain assessment and management in pediatric palliative care and the barriers to proper assessment... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1.5

ELNEC Pediatric Module 7: Symptom Management

Symptom management in pediatric palliative care involves more than the management of pain. In this course, you will learn how you can address other symptoms commonly encountered in children with life-threatening illnesses... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1.25

ELNEC Pediatric Module 8: Loss, Grief, and Bereavement in Pediatric Palliative Care

The impending loss of a child's life creates intense grief for the child, their family, and the healthcare team. In order to provide excellent palliative care, you must understand the role of grief when confronted with a loss. In this course, you will learn basic concepts about grief and how you... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1.25

ELNEC Pediatric Module 9: Care at the Time of Death in Pediatric Palliative Care

Care during the final days and hours of life requires specialized knowledge of the physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of the child and family. This course focuses on care at the actual time of a child's death emphasizing the preparation necessary to ensure the best care at this critical... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Training Hours: 1.25

ELNEC Pediatric Module 10: Models of Excellence in Pediatric Palliative Care

All healthcare professionals involved in the palliative care of children are responsible for working to improve upon the systems of care. Improved systems of care leads to improved care delivery. In this course, you will learn about the need for improved pediatric palliative care and ways you can... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Certificates: ANCC
Training Hours: 0.5

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ELNEC Case Study Vignettes

Communication is relevant across all aspects of palliative care: how we communicate with our patients about their symptoms, grief, cultural and spiritual needs, and more. Effective training in communication is grounded in demonstration, with skills-based learning for applications to one’s own role... Read More
Category: Palliative Care
Certificates: ANCC, CA-BRN, DC-RN, FL-RN, GA-RN, TX-DADS-Admin
Training Hours: 2.4

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Palliative care is being embraced by healthcare payers and ACOs as a means of treating the whole patient. Palliative care has been proven to lower costs, but providers are now faced with a shortage of trained palliative care workers.

Relias Learning offers 95+ advanced palliative care courses, including the exclusive online version of the popular ELNEC (End of Life Nursing Education Consortium) curricula as well as courses developed with AAHPM.

This course helps learners:

  • Define palliative care
  • Identify goals of the palliative care approach
  • Describe different palliative care models
  • Understand the most common symptoms that cause
    problems at the end of life

ELNEC and Relias Learning

The ELNEC Project is a national educational program administered by City of Hope National Medical Center (COH) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). ELNEC courses are designed to improve the quality of palliative care and are presented by nationally recognized experts.

Through the Relias Learning Management system, communication vignettes are readily available as well as various ELNEC curricula. The vignettes and ELNEC modules are useful teaching tools in schools of nursing, acute care facilities, clinics, hospice, homecare, long-term care and skilled nursing facilities. Join the thousands who have already viewed ELNEC training courses online!

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