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
Title of host publicationMEDINFO 2007 - Proceedings of the 12th World Congress on Health (Medical) Informatics
Subtitle of host publicationBuilding Sustainable Health Systems
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Event12th World Congress on Medical Informatics, MEDINFO 2007 - Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Duration: 20 Aug 200724 Aug 2007


Other12th World Congress on Medical Informatics, MEDINFO 2007
CityBrisbane, QLD


  • education
  • interprofessional education
  • multiprofessional learning
  • professional education


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