Central Massachusetts April 25 -April 26, 2019
UMass Worcester University Campus
55 N Lake Ave
Worcester, MA 01655
Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 7:30 AM - April 26 27, 2019 at 4:30 PM (EDT)
WHAT:An opportunity to how to teach others about serious illness management, palliative and hospice care using the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) curriculum
WHEN: Thursday April 24 and Friday April 25, 2019
WHERE:UMASS School of Nursing, Worcester MA
April 25th Faculty Conference Room
April 26th Amphitheater 1
WHY: No matter where nurses practice (nursing home, clinic, long term care setting, home health, hospice), patients with serious illness need special attention. Gain intense, comprehensive, applied learning strategies to address the care of individuals with serious illness to ensure you are a transformative leader in palliative care concepts.
Role play difficult communications with patients, families and healthcare team membersLearn to manage symptoms, including pain in patients with serious illnessesLearn self-care strategies to protect your own health and much more...Learn how to develop educational programs for your facility
MATERIALS: You'll receive a flash drive containing 1,650 pages of valuable Palliative Care resources to supplement what we cover in person. At the end of the course, participants receive an ELNEC Certificate of Completion Certificate.
Breakfast, lunch, and beverages will be provided
NEXT STEPS:If you are interested and can commit to attending this 2-day workshop, please submit your registrationthrough Eventbrite at the following website.
Massachusetts Comprehensive Cancer and Prevention Control Network Palliative Care Workgroup,
Simmons University, Boston College, and UMASS Worcester
Faculty Presenters: Constance Dahlin, Dr. Anne-Marie Barron, Dr. Susan DeSanto-Madeya
*Copyright City of Hope and American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2006; Revised 2014, 2016.
The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Project is a national end-of-life educational program administered by City of Hope (COH) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) designed to enhance palliative care in nursing.