Ethical and legal issues in end-of-life care: Content of the end-of-life nursing education consortium curriculum and teaching strategies Article

cited authors

  • Matzo, MLP; Sherman, DW; Nelson-Marten, P; Rhome, A; Grant, M

fiu authors

abstract

  • The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) is a train-the-trainer educational program to help nursing faculty integrate care of dying patients and their families in the nursing curriculum. This article presents techniques derived from the ELNEC project regarding teaching the ethics module and the key content areas for developing ethical decision-making skills in end-of-life care. Competent end-of-life nursing care begins with an understanding of ethics and the potential affect on care of dying patients and their families. © 2004 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

publication date

  • January 1, 2004

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

start page

  • 59

end page

  • 66

volume

  • 20

issue

  • 2