The EIPEN project: promoting interprofessional education in health professions.

Joseph Liaskos, Antonis Frigas, Kostantinos Antypas, Dimitrios Zikos, Marianna Diomidous, John Mantas

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The Leonardo project under the name European Interprofessional Education Network (EIPEN) in health and social care, has been dealing with the challenges of Interprofessional Education (IPE). The EIPEN project tries to develop a transnational network of universities and employers in the six participating countries and at the same time to promote good practices in Interprofessional LearningTeaching in healthsocial care. IPE provides opportunities for students and practitioners to learn with, from and about each other during qualifying and post-qualifying training and in their practice. IPE in health and social care includes the education and training of practitioners in human and animal medicine, dentistry, nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy and all other health professions including public and environmental health and health promotion, and social work. The outcomes of the EIPEN Project will provide means, material and guidelines for the enhancement of professional education in the multidisciplinary field of Health Informatics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1424-1427
Number of pages4
JournalMedinfo. MEDINFO
Issue numberPt 2
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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