Upcoming conferences

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.



    Communication for Oncology Nurses: Improving Patient- Centered
    Communication & Cancer Care
Using the evidence-based COMFORT TM SM Communication Curriculum, this interactive 2-day course will include
      communication skills-building sessions and provide participants with a communication toolkit that includes a copy
      of the curriculum, books, USB of video examples with teaching guide, and additional resources. Using a goal-
      directed method of teaching, faculty will help teams develop three goals for implementing process improvement
      related to communication. Competitively selected oncology nurse teams from (2 participants per team) will be
      selected and the curriculum is appropriate for any level of learner (CEUs will be offered. Visit course page for
      more details).


      Nursing Research and Education (NR&E)
       The Division of Nursing Research and Education is nationally renowned for its collaborative, multidisciplinary   
       scientific studies on oncology care. The research program is organized around three major themes: quality of 
       life, symptom management and communication. Studies range from diagnosis and treatment to survivorship and
       end-of-life care, providing valuable insights in cancer control and population science. Research conducted by this
       division has improved the care delivered to patients throughout the nation. The Division also holds several
       professional educational programs each year.















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