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Geriatric Train-the-Trainer: A Course by the End-of-life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC)

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A Course by the End-of-life Nursing Education Consortium
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A component of a national palliative care initiative to improve end-of-life care—offers a unique learning experience and an opportunity to network with other professionals dedicated to improving care for older adults at the end of life. Through a curriculum developed, reviewed, and regularly revised by recognized experts, participants receive a wealth of resources and strategies that will allow them to replicate the learning experiences in their own care environments.

Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Center for Innovative Care in Aging in cooperation with City of Hope and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

  • Who Should Attend

    Nurses, social workers, nursing assistants and others who want to enhance their knowledge and teaching skills about providing expert, compassionate care to older adults at the end of life.

  • What You Will Receive

    Participants—healthcare professionals, including nurses, nurse educators, and social workers—receive essential training in end-of-life/palliative care for older adults from a renowned faculty. Course materials include:

    • Comprehensive 1,000+ page syllabus
    • Hard copy and flash drive teaching materials, resources, and strategies for replicating the course for others
    • 12.7 Contact Hours for nurses
  • Cancellation Policies

    Johns Hopkins University reserves the right to cancel a course due to low enrollments, in which event the enrollment fees for the course(s) will be refunded. If a course is canceled, applicants are notified immediately and are processed a full refund unless another course is requested.

  • Tuition Refund Policies

    Refunds, less a $50 processing fee, are provided to participants who cancel at least 30 days prior to a program offering. Requests to cancel received less than 30 days prior to a program will be offered registration in a substitute program, less a processing fee.

  • Hotel Accomodations

    Tuition does not cover the cost of accommodations. Several hotels in the area offer complimentary shuttle services or transportation vouchers to Johns Hopkins.


Next Offering in 2015


Johns Hopkins
School of Nursing
525 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205


Contact Information

Dr. Nancy Hodgson



*Tuition does not cover the cost of accommodations.