Partners and Sponsors: Dublin 2019

Host - The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) is an educational institution that is responsible for the formation and training of health professionals in Ireland and internationally. Founded in 1784 to train surgeons, today the College incorporates schools of medicine, pharmacy, physiotherapy and nursing, providing extensive education in the healthcare professions at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The RCSI is a culturally diverse, international organisation with alumni present in almost every country in the world. It describes its values as innovation, excellence, independence, academic freedom, diversity, tolerance and community. More than 3,800 students representing 60 nations are currently enrolled in its programmes. There are 17,000 RCSI alumni working as medical doctors or in allied disciplines around the globe. The Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery was founded in 1974 and continues to evolve and develop. Today, the Faculty offers a suite of Continuing Professional Education programmes and works with its partners to deliver bespoke educational programmes to meet the needs of nurses and midwives in clinical, research and leadership roles.

Partner - European Interprofessional Practice & Education Network

The European Interprofessional Practice & Education Network (EIPEN) aims to stimulate and share effective interprofessional training in European higher education, and to improve collaborative practice in health and social care in Europe, in order to help optimize the quality of care and the quality of life of patients. As a network of educational and clinical institutions and of individual professionals EIPEN want to influence educational and health care policy in the EU and its member states. EIPEN organize biannual conferences, seminars and workshops. We also support collaborative projects of members and they are currently holding the chair of the World Coordinating Committee supervising the biannual All Together Better Health project.

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Partnering Journal - Pharmacy

Pharmacy: A Journal of Pharmacy Education and Practice is an international scientific open access journal published online by MDPI quarterly. It publishes reviews, opinion articles, regular research papers, communications and short notes. The aim of Pharmacy is to disseminate research on the full range of pharmacy practice and on pharmacy and healthcare related education and professional development. Our aim is to encourage practicing pharmacists and healthcare professionals, academic researchers and scientists to publish their experimental and theoretical information in as much detail as possible so that the results can be reproduced.

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