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ELNEC Courses

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Regional Courses
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Upcoming National ELNEC Courses

Cambridge, ma | march 9-10, 2023
ELNEC Summit
Cambridge, MA | March 9-10, 2023
This ELNEC Summit offers: ELNEC Core & ELNEC Pediatric
Both courses are Train-the-Trainer
Hosted by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Register Here      Conference Brochure

Waikoloa, Hawaii | April 20-21, 2023ELNEC Summit
Waikoloa, HI | April 20-21, 2023            

This ELNEC Summit offers: ELNEC APRN Adult, ELNEC APRN Pediatric, ELNEC Communication, ELNEC Core, & ELNEC Pediatric.
Courses are held simultaneously - please choose one. All courses are Train-the-Trainer. Early bird rates offered until February 20, 2023. Discounts available for multiple colleagues or Schools of Nursing Faculty; please reach out to for further information.

Register Here      Conference Brochure

Charleston, SC | September 25-26, 2023ELNEC Summit
Charleston, SC | September 25-26, 2023
Registration Opening Soon

Courses offered: APRN Adult, Core, Critical Care, Geriatric
Courses are held simultaneously - please choose one. All courses are Train-the-Trainer.

Additional Courses:

Interprofessional Communication Curriculum (ICC) 
An NCI grant funded course hosted by the Division of Nursing Research & Education (NRE) at City of Hope under the leadership of Betty Ferrell and Haley Buller. Intended audience: interprofessional teams of two (nurses, chaplains, and social workers) in adult oncology. Now accepting applications for our 2023 course scheduled for August 2-4, 2023, in San Diego, CA. For more information, please visit the ICC website at For questions, email

*Course is held in partnership with the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA). Visit the HPNA website for details and/or contact the HPNA Education Department at

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, many regional courses are closed to the public and therefore not listed on this page. The courses that are listed below are open to outside registrations. Contact the person listed for more information.

Please note the Regional courses are sometimes Trainings and sometimes Train-the-Trainer. See FAQ for more information.


ELNEC CORE | Train-the-Trainer Course | June 15-16, 2023
Virtual Course, hosted by HPNA.

ELNEC CORE | Train-the-Trainer Course | December 6-7, 2023
Virtual Course, hosted by HPNA.

ELNEC Geriatric

No upcoming courses.

ELNEC Pediatric

No upcoming courses.

ELNEC Critical Care

No upcoming courses.


No upcoming courses.

ELNEC Communication

No upcoming courses.


CEs provided. See individual course listing on Relias for more details.

Online ELNEC Curricula: Core, Critical Care, Geriatric, Pediatric
To access ELNEC Core, ELNEC Critical Care, ELNEC Geriatric, and ELNEC Pediatric, please visit the Relias website:

NOTE: the online Relias courses are trainings, not Train-the-Trainer courses. For our Train-the-Trainer courses, please see our Summits/National Courses.


Certificate of Completion will be provided. CEs are not offered for Undergraduate or Graduate students.

To review the outline, objectives, FAQ, press releases, new palliative care competencies (CARES), and to view a 2-minute trailer which demonstrates the format of every module, visit the ELNEC Academy website.

Cost is $29/student for 12 months of access.

If you are an institution wishing to buy in bulk- please see prices below.

Bulk Discounting Schedule for Schools Purchasing for Student Groups
 Group Size  Discount Rate  Low Limit  High Limit
1-24 students 5% discount  $29.00 $661.20
25-49 students 7.5% discount $670.63 $1,314.43
50-74 students  10% discount  $1,305 $1,931.40
75-99 students 12.5% discount $1,903.13 $2,515.13
100-149 students 15% discount $2,465  $3,672.85
150+ students 20% discount $3,480 n/a

Available for your Institution’s bookstore: ELNEC-Undergraduate Online Curriculum.  Email Relias at if you would like to add the ELNEC-Undergraduate Curriculum to your bookstore. 



Certificate of Completion will be provided. CEs are not provided for registered nurses who are students in an RN-BSN program.

The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium’s (ELNEC) Graduate Online Curriculum is set to launch September 1, 2019. This online curriculum, which meets the competencies and recommendations of the 2019 American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s (AACN) G-Cares document, is designed specifically for master’s degree and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students.  

The course can be taught online, in the classroom, or a hybrid of both.  There are six, 1-hour modules available:

  • Introduction to Palliative Nursing
  • Communication in Palliative Care
  • Pain Management in Palliative Care
  • Symptom Management in Palliative Care
  • Final Hours of Life
  • APN Leadership in Serious Illness

The cost is $29/per student for 12-month access.  

For general sign-up, non-technical questions:
For technical issues, contact Relias at 844-735-2223 or

International ELNEC Courses

No Upcoming International Courses.