Project: Reinforcement of the Framework for Experiential Education in Healthcare in Serbia

Acronym Application year Grant Reference number Duration Scope Project status
ReFEEHS 2015 802737.0 561644-2015 3 years National on-going
Eligibility period start Eligibility period end Extended until Website Facebook
October 15, 2015 October 14, 2018 http://refeehs.com/

Project summary

The importance of transversal skills in health professionals education has been recognized. Contemporary accreditation standards for heath professionals education in EU include critical thinking, problem solving and team work skills. The project objectives are to emphasis transversal skills as educational outcomes in the updated experiential (students professional practice) curricula and introduce their assessment in undergraduate curricula in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Nursing in Serbia.

Objectives

The key project outputs are: (i) modernization of experiential education (students’ professional practice) in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and nursing; (ii) introduction of interprofessional education, and (iii) teaching competencies development of academic staff and clinical supervisors. The focus is on improved competencies of health science graduates and teaching staff, with emphasis on transversal skills and leadership. Strengthen links between academia and health institutions will promote curricular updates in line with societal needs and employers expectations. Partnership with EU institutions will contribute to increased academic mobility and promote internationalization of EHEA.

Programme

Programme
ERASMUS+
Subprogramme
Capacity Building in Higher Education

Subject areas

  • Health

Partners

University of Belgrade, SRB Project coordinator
Ljiljana Tasic Contact person
University of Kragujevac, SRB
Vladimir Jakovljevic Contact person
University of Novi Sad, SRB
Biljana Draskovic Team Member and Zoran Komazec (Zoran Komazec) Contact person
University of Nis, SRB
Dobrila Stankovic-Djordjevic (Добрила Станковић-Ђорђевић) Team Member, Vladmila Bojanic (Владмила Бојанић) Team Member, Jovanka Gasic (Јованка Гашић) Team Member, Biljana Kalicanin (Биљана Каличанин) Team Member, Predrag Dzodic (Предраг Џодић) Team Member, Dusica Stojanovic (Душица Стојановић) Team Member, Gordana Kocic (Гордана Коцић) Team Member, Radmila Velickovic-Radovanovic (Радмила Величковић-Радовановић) Team Member, and Prof. Ivana Arsic (Ивана Арсић) Contact person
Iinstitute of Public Health of Serbia "Dr Milan Jovanovic Batut", SRB
Milena Vasic Contact person
Trinity College, University of Dublin, IRL
Martin Henman Contact person
Medical University of Sofia, BGR
Guenka Petrova Contact person
University of Lisbon, PRT
Afonso Miguel Cavaco Contact person
University of Pecs, HUN
Imre Boncz Contact person

Equipment

University of Belgrade
Title Model Equipment type Quantity Location
Europen Pharmacopoeia 9Ed EDQM Books and printed materials (journals, textbooks) 1 Pharmacy simulated lab
Drugs in Use. Case studies for pharmacists and proscribers Pharmaceutdical Press; ISBN: 978 0 85711 091 6 Books and printed materials (journals, textbooks) 1 Pharmacy simulated lab
Applied Pharmaceutical Practice Pharmaceutdical Press; ISBN: 978 0 85711 056 5 Books and printed materials (journals, textbooks) 1 Pharmacy simulated lab
Integrated Pharmacy Case Studies Pharmaceutdical Press; ISBN: 978 0 85369 884 5 Books and printed materials (journals, textbooks) 1 Pharmacy simulated lab
Pharmacy OSCEs. A revision guide Pharmaceutdical Press; ISBN: 978 0 85711 043 5 Books and printed materials (journals, textbooks) 1 Pharmacy simulated lab
Managing Symptoms in the Pharmacy Pharmaceutdical Press; ISBN: 978 0 85711 060 2 Books and printed materials (journals, textbooks) 1 Pharmacy simulated lab
Pharmacoepidemiology Willey&Blackwell; ISBN: 97880847086547580 Books and printed materials (journals, textbooks) 1 Pharmacy simulated lab
Mixer for the preparation of the semisolid dosage forms, including variety of mixing blades and vessels SAMIX®ES500 Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 1 Pharmacy simulated lab
Semi-automatic capsule filling machine with transformation kit for hard capsules of sizes 1 and 3 FARMALABOR TECH Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 1 Pharmacy simulated lab
Powder mixer FARMALABOR TECH Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 1 Pharmacy simulated lab
Video camera Grandstream GXV3651_FHD Audio, Video and Communication equipment – other 1 Pharmacy simulated lab
Computer Lenovo ThinkCentre M700 IT equipment - desktop computer 1 Pharmacy simulated lab
Computer Lenovo S510 IT equipment - desktop computer 11 Pharmacy simulated lab
Monitor Dell E2316H IT equipment – other 5 Pharmacy simulated lab
Interactive table Vision IT equipment – smart board 1 Pharmacy simulated lab
Projector Epson EB-X27 Audio, Video and Communication equipment – projector and TV 1 Pharmacy simulated lab
Barcode scanner Honeywell 1300G-2USB IT equipment – other 8 Pharmacy simulated lab
Computer Lenovo V310-15ISK IT equipment - notebook computer 7 Pharmacy simulated lab
Piston compresor nebulizer Happy neb III Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 8 Pharmacy simulated lab
Automatic blood pressure monitor M3 Comfort Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 8 Pharmacy simulated lab
Manuel blood pressure monitor with stethoscope CK112P, CK-A603CP Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 8 Pharmacy simulated lab
Lexicomp clinical drug information data base Wolters Cluwer Database 1 Pharmacy simulated lab
Blood Pressure Training System With Omni and Speakers Gaumard S415.100 Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 3 Pharmacy simulated lab
Operating system Microsoft 4YR Win Pro GGK Software 7 Pharmacy simulated lab
Software Office Standard 2016 Single OLP NL Acdemic Software 7 Pharmacy simulated lab
HAL® - Advanced Life Support and Emergency Care Simulator Gaumard S1000 Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 1 Medical Simulation Center
Chester Chest Gaumard V400P Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 1 Medical Simulation Center
Lumbar Puncture Trainer Gaumard S411 Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 1 Medical Simulation Center
Clinical CHLOE™ Advanced Patient Care Simulator Gaumard S222 Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 2 Medical Simulation Center
SUSIE SIMON® Patient Care Simulator Without Ostomy Gaumard S200 Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 1 Medical Simulation Center
Advanced Patient Care Male Catheterization Gaumard S230.7 Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 1 Medical Simulation Center
ZOE® Gynecologic Gaumard S504.100 Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 1 Medical Simulation Center
HAL® CPR+D Trainer Gaumard S315.500 Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 1 Medical Simulation Center
Blood Pressure Training System With Omni and Speakers Gaumard S415.100 Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 1 Medical Simulation Center
Blood Pressure Training System With Omni and Speakers Gaumard S315.300.M2.L Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 1 Medical Simulation Center
Computer Lenovo V310-15ISK IT equipment - notebook computer 1 Medical Simulation Center
University of Novi Sad
Title Model Equipment type Quantity Location
- HAL – Advanced Life Support and Emergency Care Simulator and accessories Gaumard S 1000 Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 1 classroom
Package ALSi Air with bluetooth speaker Gaumars Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 1 classroom
HAL Adult Airway and CPR Trainer with Heart and Lung Sounds Gaumard HAL S315.300 Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 3 classroom
Multipurpose Venous Training Left Arm Gaumard S401L Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 2 classroom
Intramuscular and Injection Hip Gaumard S403.L Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 2 classroom
University of Nis
Title Model Equipment type Quantity Location
Mobile device for measuring the humidity of the skin Mobile Data Collector® DC 3000, Courage-Khazaka, Germany Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 1 Classroom
Texture Analyzer BROOKFIELD, CT3 Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 1 Laboratory
Dental turbine KaVo Smart torque S609C Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 18 Laboratory
Dental handpiece KaVo INTRAmatic 20ЕS Lab equipment in medicine/pharmacy/dentistry 13 Laboratory
Laptop computer with operating system and software Lenovo V 310 IT equipment - notebook computer 10 Classroom
All-In-One computer with operating system and software Lenovo AIO 510-23 IT equipment - notebook computer 1 Classroom
TV 55'' Tesla 55S606SUS Audio, Video and Communication equipment – projector and TV 3 Laboratory
Desktop computer Lenovo Think Centre M93p IT equipment - desktop computer 3 Laboratory
Video Beam Sony VPL/EW 235 Audio, Video and Communication equipment – projector and TV 2 Classroom
Multifunctional printing device Lexmark MX711de IT equipment – printers, scanners, multifunctional devices 1 Classroom
European Pharmacopoeia 9th Ed print subscription 2017 Books and printed materials (journals, textbooks) 1 Laboratory
Rote Lists 2014. Books and printed materials (journals, textbooks) 1 Laboratory

Deliverables

Title Type To
1.1 ReFEEHS Introductory Symposium Events: Conferences and Seminars November 14, 2015
1.2 Experiential Education in Health Professions: Needs for Change Report Report February 14, 2016
2.1 Experiential Education and Interprofessional Education Curriculum Developed Learning resources October 14, 2017
2.2 Quality Assurance System for Experiential Education Developed Other products October 14, 2017
2.3 Experiential Education E-platform Other products October 14, 2017
2.4 Educational Equipment purchased and installed Other products April 14, 2017
2.5 Policy for Teaching Competencies Development and Evaluation Other products October 14, 2017
2.6 Teaching Certificate in Health Professionals Education developed Other products October 14, 2017
3.1 Reinforced Experiential Education Implemented Report September 14, 2018
3.2 Introduction of Interprofessional modules and courses Report September 14, 2018
3.3 E-platform exploitation and testing Learning resources October 14, 2018
3.4 Teaching Certificate in Health Professionals Education course delivered Events: Conferences and Seminars October 14, 2018
4.1 Internal Quality Plan Established Report October 14, 2016
4.2 Quality Reports Prepared and Evaluated Report October 14, 2018
4.3 External Expert’s Report Report October 14, 2018
5.1 Dissemination Plan Developed Report April 14, 2016
5.2 ReFEEHS website designed and maintained Other products October 14, 2018
5.3 Project promotional materials, presentations and publications Other products October 14, 2018
5.4 ReFEEHS Open-days Events: Conferences and Seminars October 14, 2018
5.5 Exploitation Plan developed Report October 14, 2016
5.6 Student professional competencies improved Report September 14, 2018
5.7 Teaching competencies improved Report September 14, 2018
5.8 ReFEEHS Final Symposium Events: Conferences and Seminars October 14, 2018
6.1 Project Management Structure and Documents Adopted Other products April 14, 2016
6.2 Project Management Meetings Report October 14, 2018
6.3 Continuous Project Coordination and Administration Other products October 14, 2018
6.4 Project Reports Report October 14, 2018

Resources

Resource title Resource type Keywords Authors
ReFEEHS Need for Change Report Study / Analysis Experiential education, Interprofessional education, teaching competencies Afonso Miguel Cavaco, Budimka Novaković, Ivana Arsić, Jelena Parojčić, Jugoslav Ilić, Martin Henman, Petar Bulat, Slobodan Novokmet, Suzzana Kives, Valentina Petkova, Ljiljana Tasić, Marina Odalović, Vladmila Bojanić, Aleksandra Milić Lemić, Nataša Nikolić Jakoba
Abstract
Based on the data obtained through institutional comparative analysis and ReFEEHS survey, Preparation Working group prepared comprehensive report which includes overview of the current situation related to experiential education, interprofessional education and teaching competencies development within the health professionals’ education, SWOT analysis and the recommendations for further improvement. ReFEEHS Need for Change Report was completed in March 2016 and served as an outline for the ReFEEHS Current practice and challenges in education within the health professions Symposium which was held at the University of Kragujevac on April 1-2, 2016.