End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC)

The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) project is a national education initiative to improve palliative care. The project provides undergraduate and graduate nursing faculty, CE providers, staff development educators, specialty nurses in pediatrics, oncology, critical care and geriatrics, and other nurses with training in palliative care so they can teach this essential information to nursing students and practicing nurses.

COMFORT Communication for Oncology Nurses

The COMFORT Communication for Oncology Nurses is a professional training program funded by the National Cancer Institute and summarizes the basic principles of palliative care communication. It includes 7 evidence-based communication modules. The goal of the curriculum is to provide oncology nurses with tools to improve patient-provider communication at their institutions. For access to the COMFORT curriculum, please email [email protected].