End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium Pediatric Palliative Care Training Course

Thursday and Friday, November 11 & 12, 2021 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST.

$100 - Includes WebEx class and all materials

This course is being offered virtually through WebEx.
All sessions will be live and interactive.

The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Project is a national and international end-of-life/palliative care educational program administered by City of Hope (COH) designed to enhance palliative care in nursing. Materials are copyrighted by City of Hope and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and are used with permission.

Who Should Attend?
Nurses, Social Workers, Other Allied Health Practitioners

This two-day course is designed to prepare nurses to provide quality care for infants, children and adolescents with advanced illness at the end of life.

Further information about the ELNEC Project can be found online at www.aacnnursing.org/ELNEC.

Accreditation Statement - Nursing
Sparrow Health System is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  This course is also approved by the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative, which is the approving body for the Michigan Board of Social Work. Attendees must attend the entire program and submit a completed evaluation in order to receive contact hours.

Outcomes/Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to describe the role of the pediatric/neonatal nurse in:

  • Providing palliative nursing care to neonates, children, and adolescents
  • Utilizing the principles of pain and symptom management for patients with advanced disease
  • Addressing ethical issues that occur at the end of life
  • Using communication techniques that improve end-of-life care
  • Providing care at the time of death
  • Facilitating health adaptation to loss for patients, families, and health care providers

Course Topics

  • Intro to Palliative Nursing
  • Perinatal & Neonatal Palliative Care
  • Communication
  • Ethical & Legal Issues
  • Cultural/Spiritual Considerations
  • Pain Management
  • Symptom Management
  • Loss, Grief, & Bereavement
  • Care at the Time of Death

12 Contact Hours (includes 1.0 Contact Hour related to pain assessment and management) will be awarded at completion.