Congress Programme

Please note this is a Provisional Programme. Date, time, and title of the sessions can change. Future Education Sessions and Panel Sessions showcase a selection of presentations from submitted abstracts.

Abstract Book

We are pleased to announce our Abstract Book featuring all the accepted Abstracts and Short Papers, an overview of the Congress Programme and information about the authors and presenters you can meet at the venue. Please find it here.

 

  • Tuesday 27th June 2017, 10.00-11.30

Future Education Session: Medical Professions

This session offers two presentations on the future of education for medical professions. Topics range from using role models, to introducing interprofessional education techniques to a medical school and development programmes for medical students.

2017111: Interprofessional education: what is the best time to introduce it in the medical school curriculum?

Dr. Valeriy Kozmenko, Director, Parry Center for Clinical Skills and Simulation, University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine, United States

2017117: Training of medical students in Medical University-Sofia in evidence based medicine

Dr. Nikolai Milenov Hristov, Assistant Professor, Medical University Sofia, Bulgaria

Future Education Session: Policy and Practice 1

International and national policies are increasingly calling for the education of a flexible health professionals capable of dealing with the ever-changing healthcare environment. Putting these policies into practice can be challenging for all stakeholders involved. This session looks at implementing policy in practice and forms one part of two dedicated session on the topic.

2017122: Hospital pharmacy residency- developing capacity and capability in the Australian pharmacy workforce

Mr. Cameron Phillips, Clinical Educator, Flinders Medical Centre, Flinders University, Australia

2017144: The Bologna Process and the Nuclear Medicine Course

Prof. Luis F. Metello, Ass. Professor, ESS, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal

2017151: Unpacking the intended and unintended policy consequences of “values-based” recruitment of student health care professionals: why, how and who it works for – a realist evaluation

Prof. Karen Spilsbury, Professor of Nursing, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

  • Tuesday 27th June 2017, 11.30-13.00

Panel Session: Boundary-crossing learning and educating in healthcare and welfare in the digital age

In the Netherlands, a dedicated Committee for Innovation Health Care Professions and Education has published an advice paper on boundary-crossing learning and educating in healthcare and welfare in the digital age. This session will share knowledge on the interactive and iterative development of the advices, results and recommendations within the international context.

2017120: Boundary-crossing learning and educating in healthcare and welfare in the digital age

Dr. Katja van Vliet, Programme Manager, Innovation Health Care Professions and Education, National Health Care Institute, Netherlands

Dr. Hans Ossebaard, Advisor eHealth, National Health Care Institute, Netherlands

Future Education Session: Digitalization

The digital age is continuing to change society and the way healthcare is viewed my both patients and practitioners. This session takes three different health professions and assesses an aspect of digitalisation and how this affects education.

2017137: Accelerating Digital - The Capability of a Workforce

Miss. Jess Radcliffe, Improvement and Programme Manager, NIHR Clinical Research Network, United Kingdom

2017146: Nuclear Medicine Technologists’ Education: the European Panorama

Prof. Luis F. Metello, Ass. Professor, ESS, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal

2017154: Improving Medical Education through Infobutton Technology

Dr. Miguel Teixeira, Resident Physician, Mayo Clinic, United States

  • Tuesday 27th June 2017, 14.30-16.00

Panel Session: Impact of digitalization in health workforce: a challenge for Europe and Africa

The digital revolution is gradually transforming our society. What are the effects of digitalization and the “Internet of Things” in healthcare? Among researchers two ideas are both dominating and opposing each other. These arguments will be explored and analysed by several experts from Academia and from Health Professional Associations.

2017510: Impact of digitalization in health workforce: a challenge for Europe and Africa

Prof. Luis Velez Lapão, Population Health, Policies and Services Group Leader, Global Health and Tropical Medicine, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Prof. Mario Dal Poz, Professor, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Future Education Session: Competencies

Competency based policy making is increasingly being used with the EU and beyond as a way of ensuring that each health system has the right mix of workforce to treat patients. Four presentations look at varying competencies and see how they have been implemented within differing EU countries.

2017123: The challenges of dementia care in Baltic countries - education, learning and skills in practice. Preliminary results of the AppSam project

Dr. Adrianna Maura Nizinska, Senior Lecturer, Göteborgs Universitet, Sweden

2017124: Tomfoolery or development of competencies? Re-working the concept of re-contexualisation

Dr. Sine Lehn-Christiansen, Associate Professor, Roskilde University, Denmark

Dr. Mari Holen, Associate Professor, Roskilde University, Denmark

2017139: The importance of health communication for health care professionals - The H-COM project

Mrs. Pania Karnaki, Head of European projects, Prolepsis Institute, Greece

2017147: The Need of Educational Models for Training Medical and Non-Medical Professionals on Patients' Right

Dr. Nikolai Milenov Hristov, Assistant Professor, Medical University Sofia, Bulgaria

  • Tuesday 27th June 2017, 16.00-17.30

Keynote Address: Prof. Lesley Diack

 

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  • Wednesday 28th June 2017, 9.00-10.30

Keynote Address: Prof. Mario Dal Poz

  • Wednesday 28th June 2017, 10.30-12.00

Panel Session: Opening-up medical education through Palliative Care MOOC EU project addressing palliative care and the medical communication

Palliative care education requires a co-ordinated input from a highly-skilled and adequately resourced interdisciplinary and multi-professional team. The EU funded Palliative Care MOOC Project aimed to create open online courses with videos for palliative clinical field and multilingual medical communication.

2017507: Opening-up medical education through Palliative Care MOOC EU project addressing palliative care and the medical communication

Dr. Ovidiu Petris, Associate Professor, Consultant Internal Medicine, Specialist Pneumology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Grigore T. Popa, Emergency Hospital of Iasi, Romania

Prof. Doina Azoicai, Professor, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Grigore T. Popa, Romania

Future Education Session: Gender

Health workforce education in the future must ensure that gender issues are addressed and tackled. It is important that policy, strategies and future changes to education are designed with gender inclusion in mind. Two presentations for this session and assess strategies to deal with gender inequality.

2017119: Mind the gap: toward gender inclusion strategies in health workforce sustainability

Ms. Valia Kalaitzi, Managing Director/PhDc, Mendor Editions/Maastricht University, Greece

2017153: A long and winding road: disregard, diversion, disappointment and delay in the development of an online induction about gender and health

Dr. Sharyn Maxwell, Director of Postgraduate Studies, School of Medicine, Pharmacy & Health, Durham University, United Kingdom

Workshop: The Interprofessional Education Game (iPEG)

This workshop explores the relevance of gaming in IPE curriculum design with the use of the Interprofessional Education Game (iPEG) as an activity aimed to achieve positive interprofessional learning outcomes for students. Participants will discuss the use of the game and its potential to be adapted in flexible and creative ways to assist educators in consider incorporating gaming within their own IPE programmes.

2017512: The Interprofessional Education Game (iPEG)

Prof. Lesley Diack, Professor of Transdisciplinary and Technology Enhanced Learning, Robert Gordon University, United Kingdom

  • Wednesday 28th June 2017, 13.30-15.00

Workshop: VOCAL-Medical Project

2017138: VOCAL-Medical: On-Line Language Learning and Cultural Preparation for Emergency Services

Dr. Kristin Brogan, Lecturer, Institute of Technology, Tralee, Ireland

Ms. Helen Kelly, Lecturer in Communications/Programs Coordinator (Medical/Healthcare Sciences), The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Ireland

Future Education Session: Policy and Practice 2

This session forms part two on the topic of putting policy into practice. International and national policies are increasingly calling for the education of a flexible health professionals capable of dealing with the ever-changing healthcare environment. Educators must be able to turn these policy decisions into programmes that work for the health workforce.

2017145: Quality Certification in Higher Education – Implementation of the standard ISO 9001

Prof. Luis F. Metello, Ass. Professor, ESS, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal

2017152: Creating a learning culture in the NHS

Miss. Emma Lowe, Learning Programme Manager, NIHR Clinical Research Network, United Kingdom

Workshop: Using teaching videos to complement flipped classroom method

2017140: Using teaching videos to complement flipped classroom method

Mrs. Medie Jesena, Nurse Educator, University of Rwanda, Rwanda

  • Wednesday 28th June 2017, 15.00-16.30

Panel Session: The Role of Simulation in Health Professionals Education

Medical simulation provides students with the type of experiential learning every healthcare professional needs to learn but cannot always engage in during real-life patient care. Simulation is quickly becoming imperative to students learning. This panel session looks at a number of ways that simulation can be used to improve the training provided to health professionals.

2017511: The Role of Simulation in Health Professionals Education

Dr. Valeriy Kozmenko, Director, Parry Center for Clinical Skills and Simulation, University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine, United States

Mr. Brian Wallenburg, Simulation Operations Specialist, University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine, United States

Future Education Session: Mentorship & Learning

Mentorship for health professionals is a method used increasingly in rural and developing setting to ensure that health professional continue to receive an appropriate level of support through their training. Two presentations assess this topic in differing settings.

2017136: Healthcare Professions Students Learning Experiences of a Rural Collaborative Engagement Platform, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Free State, South Africa

Prof. Annemarie Joubert, Associate Professor, University of the Free State, South Africa

2017148: Unite to Heal: Inter-professional health professions education in the rural Free State, South Africa

Miss. Heidi Morgan, Community Based Education Coordinator, Allied Health, University of the Free State, South Africa

  • Wednesday 28th June 2017, 17.30-19.00

Keynote Address: Prof. Becky Malby

 

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  • Thursday 29th June 2017, 10.00-11.30

Panel Session: Privatization of medical education: trends and challenges

The panel will look at the global trend and the growth health professionals’ education in the private sector, with special attention to the medical education. The panellists will also discuss the current global and national efforts on this issue, drawing lessons from the failure and success to understand the configuration and trends in medical education hoping that this analysis may contribute to a broader future research agenda.

2017504: Privatization of medical education: trends and challenges

Prof. Mario Dal Poz, Professor, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Prof. Luis Velez Lapão, Population Health, Policies and Services Group Leader, Global Health and Tropical Medicine, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Mr. Ibadat S Dhillon, Technical Officer, Department of Health Workforce, WHO HQ, Switzerland

Future Education Session: Migration

Migration of health professionals is currently high on the political agenda and is key to the future of sustainable health systems. Migration and education is an emerging topic area within this wider field and this session has two presentations looking at this topic in detail.

2017131: Migration attitudes and factors that influence the intention for migration of students in medicine

Dr. Nikolai Milenov Hristov, Assistant Professor, Medical University Sofia, Bulgaria

2017134: Undocumented Nurse refugees: Need for way forward

Dr. Maria Cassar, Senior Lecturer, University of Malta, Malta

  • Thursday 29th June 2017, 11.30-13.00

Future Education Session: Simulation

Clinical simulation education is a bridge between classroom learning and real-life clinical experience. This session includes three ways that simulations can be used to enhance the training provided to health workforce professionals.

2017109: Clinical Skills Validation Through Simulation to Improve Patient Safety

Dr. Valeriy Kozmenko, Director, Parry Center for Clinical Skills and Simulation, University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine, United States

2017128: Simulation-Based Interactive Problem Solving (SBIP): overcoming limitations of high-fidelity simulation-based inquiry teaching method with the use of an innovative teaching concept

Dr. Valeriy Kozmenko, Director, Parry Center for Clinical Skills and Simulation, University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine, United States

2017135: I-SPAD Innovative- Simulation Pedagogy for Academic Development

Dr. Maria Cassar, Senior Lecturer, University of Malta, Malta

Future Education Session: Educational Methods

Ensuring education programmes have the correct curriculum and are delivered in a manner that suits the students is imperative to ensure the future development of health professionals. This session address education methods that can be delivered in many different settings.

2017105: Can we predict an academic success of a paramedic student? – a retrospective, single-center study

Dr. Mariusz Panczyk, Assistant, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland

2017107: Are QI methods useful in the design and delivery of a blended learning programme

Miss. Rita De Oliveira Araujo, Project Manager, CLAHRC NWL, United Kingdom

2017108: Modification of the curriculum of the second-cycle public health study- analysis of student opinion

Prof. Joanna Gotlib, Dean, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland

2017140: Using teaching videos to complement flipped classroom method

Mrs. Medie Jesena, Nurse Educator, University of Rwanda, Rwanda

  • Thursday 29th June 2017, 14.30-16.00

Keynote Address: Dr. Alistair Phillips; Mr. Russell Metcalfe-Smith

Closing Session: Mr. David Smith