End of Life Care E-learning Course

We have used e-ELCA as part of a number of methods to underpin and reinforce learning delivered in the classroom. We found the activities helpful in testing the knowledge gained through face-to-face learning.

Sally Garbett
National Hospice Consortium for Education and Training, UK

e-ELCA | Specialist end of life care training

End of Life Care healthcare e-learning course
  • Comprehensive training for health and social care professionals globally
  • Over 160 high-quality, interactive e-learning sessions
  • Test your care skills using scenario-based exercises

High-quality palliative care training

This multidisciplinary e-learning resource covers the knowledge and skills needed to deliver the highest quality care to people nearing the end of their lives. It is suitable for nurses, doctors, allied care professionals, care home workers and care agency staff anywhere in the world.

Comprehensive care training for practitioners globally

The learning content covers a wide range of topics, include advance care planning, social care and symptom management. It also covers softer skills, such as communication, that are vital in caring for patients and their families. This end of life care course is highly interactive, with videos, self-assessment questions and case studies to help you reflect on the difficult issues and put learning in a practical context.

Test your knowledge with interactive exercises

You can test how you would respond in certain scenarios, such as dealing with a patient's concerns about their condition. There is a strong focus on understanding the psychological and spiritual aspects of terminal illness.

The content has been written by a multidisciplinary team of experts in conjunction with the Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland. So, it meets the highest professional standards.

Easy online access

You can access e-ELCA via the Internet so you can study at your own pace in the workplace, at home or even on the move.

Watch the short course film

Course content

Free trial sessions



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Access to the full programmeCost
Single-user access for 12 months £100*

*excluding VAT where applicable

To purchase a licence, please click on the Buy Now button below.

Multiple or multi-year licences are available. You can also pay by monthly subscription. Please contact us for details.

Access for NHS staff

If you work for the NHS and have an NHS email address, please register for the programme via: https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Register