M Maureen McLaughlin

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BACKGROUND The End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) is an end of life care nursing education program that addresses the many dimensions of culture, including ethnic identity, gender, age, differing abilities, sexual orientation, and religion and spirituality. This article focuses on one of the program's modules entitled "Cultural Considerations(More)
This article introduces the didactic content and teaching strategies presented in the End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) curriculum on the topic of "Achieving Quality Care at the End of Life." The American Association of Colleges of Nursing joined forces with the City of Hope National Medical Center to begin a national education initiative,(More)
BACKGROUND Relief of pain for patients requires that palliative care practitioners have knowledge and skill in both pain assessment and the use of pharmacologic and complementary therapies. METHOD Pain assessment and management and the teaching strategies suggested within the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium curriculum are presented. RESULTS By(More)
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