Institute for End of Life Care Education


Professional education

When you're a nurse
you know that every day you will touch a life
or a life will touch yours.

— Unknown author

The institute accomplishes much on the educational front to promote end-of-life care among nursing students and health care professionals.

To date, the institute has:

Speakers and event dates included:

Dr. William Lamers, a medical consultant with the Hospice Association of America (April 2003)

Dr. Ardith Doorenbos, R.N., a post-doctoral fellow at Michigan Sate University specializing in end-of-life care (April 2004)

Dr. Karin T. Kirchhoff, R.N..F.A.A.N., Rodefer Chair and professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, national expert of end-of-life care (May 2005)

Courses on death and dying

Community education



The Marquette Neighborhood Health Center

The center is designed as a nurse managed health center, under the auspices of the Marquette University College of Nursing, providing community access to health care services while enhancing educational opportunities for nursing students. Learn more about MNHC.