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End-Of-Life Nursing Education Consortium - CORE Curriculum
Wednesday, November 04, 2020, 9:00 AM to Thursday, November 05, 2020, 5:00 PM PDT
Category: Virtual Conference


   CHAPCA Invite's You to Attend a Two-Day Training:

Attendance will cap at 80 participants

ELNEC Core Curriculum

November 4 & 5, 2020

ELNEC Core Curriculum is designed to train nurses, chaplains, social workers, administrators on the fundamentals of hospice and palliative skills.

The ELNEC Core curriculum contains eight modules addressing critical aspects of end-of-life and palliative care. These modules include:

Module 1: Palliative Nursing Care

      Module 5: Cultural and Spiritual Considerations

Module 2: Pain Assessment and Mgmt.

      Module 6: Communication

Module 3: Symptom Management

      Module 7: Loss, Grief & Bereavement

Module 4: Ethical and Legal Issues

      Module 8: Final Hours

The ELNEC curriculum also includes several common threads integrated throughout. These major themes include:

• The important role of the nurse as advocate.

• The family as the unit of care.

• The important role of the nurse as advocate.

• The importance of culture as an influence at the end of life.

• The critical need for attention to special populations such as children, the elderly, the poor, and the uninsured.

• End-of-life/palliative care issues impact all systems of care across all settings.

• Critical financial issues influence end-of-life/palliative care.

• End-of-life/palliative care is not confined only to cancer or AIDS, but rather it is essential across all life-threatening illnesses and in cases of sudden death.

• Interdisciplinary care is essential for quality care in palliative care and at the end of life


Wednesday, November 4, 2020: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

9 a.m.  - 10:30 a.m. Module 1

10:30 a.m. -10:40 a.m.(10 minute break)

10:40 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.  Module 2

12:10 p.m. - 12:40 p.m. 30 minute Lunch Break

12:40 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. Module 3

3:10 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. 10 minute break

3:20 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Module 4

4:50 p.m. -5:00 p.m. End of day Questions

     Thursday, November 5, 2020: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

     9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Module 5

     10:30 a.m. -10:40 a.m.(10 minute break)

     10:40 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.  Module 6

     12:10 p.m. - 12:40 p.m. 30 minute Lunch Break

     12:40 p.m. - 3:10 p.m. Module 7

     3:10 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. 10 minute break

     3:20 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Module 8

     4:50 - 5:00 pm - End of Day Questions

 *Each module is 1.5 hours to allow for robust question and answers. Also, there will be a 10-minute daily wrap up.

Continuing Education:

California education credit issued under BRN CEP# 11389-California Hospice and Palliative Care Association. Please retain as proof of attendance.

CHAPCA members will receive a total of 8 CE credits for this two-day program at no extra cost.  Non-CHAPCA members pay additional $25 fee for CE credits.

Continuing Education Policy

CE credits will be issued to the staff members registered only.  If you are registering a staff member, please ensure that the appropriate staff is listed.  All changes must be made by written notice to CHAPCA at [email protected] prior to November 2nd at 4:30.  Changes will not be made after this date. 

Attendance will be monitored and adhered to in order to receive your CE credits.  Each module is 90 minutes. You must be present for each session in order to receive credit for each course.

Refund Policy

Refunds are not available for this education/webinar.


Early Bird Rates - beginning August 19 through October 15:

CHAPCA Member:  $250 per licensed hospice which includes 2 attendee registrations (must be from the same hospice licensed agency.  

Non-Member: $450 per person

Regular Pricing beginning October 16 through November 3:

CHAPCA Member: $450 per person

Non-Member: $650 per person

Meet The Presenter:


Kevin Gulliver has served as a Director of Clinical Education for a large not for profit hospice. He has over 30 years’ experience in areas including: nursing education, risk management, quality assurance, legal nurse consulting, leadership and regulatory compliance. He has also practiced nursing in medical-surgical, trauma intensive care and long-term care settings. In addition, he has worked as a State Surveyor in Nevada. He has completed the Baldrige Examiner Training Experience and served as a Baldrige Examiner in order to assist programs in expanding their quality initiatives.

As an associate consultant with Weatherbee Resources, Kevin provides on-site and remote consulting services including record review, pre-billing audit, expert review and mock surveys for hospice clients.

Kevin has earned a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and resides in southern Nevada.