Title e-Learning educational center in medicine
Project Number LLP/LdV/TOI/RO/2010/006
Project Type Transfer of Innovation
Marketing Text The project aims to transfer the Virtual Learning Environment of a previous EU project, recte MeditopEU, towards other EU countries, supporting development of a comprehensive virtual medical education system, adding new modules -ultrasound, nurse and patient health education and implementing the medical modules as part of a curriculum in medical VET.
The need in lifelong learning is increasingly in the field of medicine, regulary faced with the problem of keeping up to date with knowledge in a rapid developing field, unpredictable schedules, differencies in the teaching styles, language, culture and medical legislation.
*The project aimes to answer to the needs of medical staff in improvement/updating/accesibility/equal chances to knowledge and harmonisation in training, by transfer of innovation from 2 previous LDVprojects, recte MEDITOP and PEDITOP (the HELSINKI AWARD, as one of the best projects in Europe). The main result of those projects was an e-learning environement for medical staff in pediatry. The transfer of innovation refers to the transfer of valorised results of previous LDV projects towards other geographical areas (new countries-RO, BG; new languages-RO,BG), within the same sector (health) but expanding, disseminating and valorising the results, adding new target groups-residents, patients; new medical fields-ecography; patient culture; new results, new institutions).
*The project objectives consist in developing of an e-learning health education center interprofessional in outlook; interdisciplinary in approach; intercultural in background; interactive in design;international in scope aiming to increase knowledge of the participants by exchange of experience and good practice.
*There is a well established international partner and specialists balance (medical, educational technological) - 4 countries/t 6 partners. The consortium is formed by higher education institutions, university consortium, SME s experienced in education, medical services multimedia software, medical units with a a long standing reputation for providing student-centred, innovative programmes of health education and long lasting professional cooperation at international level.
*Outcomes: 1.Products (tangible): reports and comparative studies regarding the state of art and needs in medical educational field in participant countries; a complex Web site (English and partners languages); a virtual center including an interactive web based Lifelong learning platform (interactive training modules, a health cultural module, an evaluation and self assessment software, a glossary for medical terms; a module for tutor training); 2. Methodologies: development of a quantified self assessment method -QA module; student-activated learning methods simulated and collaborative learning; 3.Other: proper recognition of competences in the framework of
E-EDUMED (e-Learning Educational Center in Medicine) is a two year Transfer of Innovation European funded project aiming to answer to the needs of medical staff in improvement/updating/accesibility/equal chances to knowledge and harmonisation in training of specialists in ultrasonography. The 2‐year e-EDUMED project will finish in January 2013.
Together we aim to develop a complex Web site in English and partners languages and a virtual health educational center that will provide on-line education and training materials, by an interactive lifelong learning platform.
Open and distance learning
Human Health and Social Work Activities
material for open learning
procedure for the analysis and prognosis of the vocational training requirement
open and distance learning
program or curricula
Product information Two interactive training modules in ultrasound and nurses education and a module addressed to patients aiming to improve health culture (general presentation of each disease from other training modules) will be developed. A glossary for medical terms will help in understanding specific issues.