The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Salzburg Institute for Nurses in Eastern Europe

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/154905
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Presentation
Title:
The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Salzburg Institute for Nurses in Eastern Europe
Abstract:
The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Salzburg Institute for Nurses in Eastern Europe
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2007
Author:Virani, Rose, RN, MHA, OCN
P.I. Institution Name:City of Hope National Medical Center
Title:Research Specialist
Co-Authors:Pam Malloy, RN, MN, OCN and Betty R. Ferrell, PhD, FAAN
[Research Presentation] Research Aims:áThe ELNEC project (www.aacn.nche.edu/ELNEC) was initiated in 2000 in the United States, and has been very successful effort to improve palliative care through education of nurses. The ELNEC project is a Train-the-Trainers approach and has trained over 3100 nurses to educate their colleagues. Sample: In fall 2006 the ELNEC project, held its first international ELNEC Trainers conference in Salzburg Austria supported by the Open Society Institute. Methods: The course included 39 nurses from 14 eastern European countries. The content of the ELNEC curriculum covers topics including palliative nursing care, pain, symptoms, grief, ethical issues, culture, communication, care at the time of death, and quality improvement. Results: The participants rated the course at 4.9 on a scale of 0= poor to 5= excellent in terms of overall effectiveness. Nurses represented roles in clinical practice and nursing education and each participant developed goals for implementing the education in their countries. Follow up support and evaluation is in progress. This presentation will present key findings regarding this international educational outreach and report on the implementation across these countries. Conclusions:áThere are tremendous opportunities for international collaboration in palliative care education. Nurses are vital leaders in improving care for patients and families.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleThe End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Salzburg Institute for Nurses in Eastern Europeen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/154905-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Salzburg Institute for Nurses in Eastern Europe</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2007</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Virani, Rose, RN, MHA, OCN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">City of Hope National Medical Center</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Research Specialist</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">rvirani@coh.org</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">Pam Malloy, RN, MN, OCN and Betty R. Ferrell, PhD, FAAN</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[Research Presentation] Research Aims:&aacute;The ELNEC project (www.aacn.nche.edu/ELNEC) was initiated in 2000 in the United States, and has been very successful effort to improve palliative care through education of nurses. The ELNEC project is a Train-the-Trainers approach and has trained over 3100 nurses to educate their colleagues. Sample: In fall 2006 the ELNEC project, held its first international ELNEC Trainers conference in Salzburg Austria supported by the Open Society Institute. Methods: The course included 39 nurses from 14 eastern European countries. The content of the ELNEC curriculum covers topics including palliative nursing care, pain, symptoms, grief, ethical issues, culture, communication, care at the time of death, and quality improvement. Results: The participants rated the course at 4.9 on a scale of 0= poor to 5= excellent in terms of overall effectiveness. Nurses represented roles in clinical practice and nursing education and each participant developed goals for implementing the education in their countries. Follow up support and evaluation is in progress. This presentation will present key findings regarding this international educational outreach and report on the implementation across these countries. Conclusions:&aacute;There are tremendous opportunities for international collaboration in palliative care education. Nurses are vital leaders in improving care for patients and families.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T13:22:28Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T13:22:28Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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