Collection and sharing of information on Patient Safety education and training in Europe

Dimitris Zikos, Joseph Liaskos, Marianna Diomidous, John Mantas

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Abstract

The European Union Network for Patient Safety (EUNetPaS) is a project funded and supported by the European Commission within the 2007 Public Health Programme and aims to encourage and enhance the collaboration of participating EU countries in the field of Patient Safety. One of its major objectives is to promote Patient Safety (PS) education and training in Member States, through building a platform for mutual exchange of experience and knowledge on methods of planning and implementing sustainable learning activities. Towards this direction, a methodology has been applied, based on a three axes schema, which describes the roles, the awareness level and the competences of the PS Education and Training Activities. Based on this scheme, a questionnaire has been developed and distributed across EU organizations though National Contact Points, as a tool for information collection. Looking to the above structure, a web-based resource has been developed aiming to facilitate the information collection and sharing, in a truly networking environment.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMedical Informatics in a United and Healthy Europe - Proceedings of MIE 2009
Subtitle of host publicationThe 22nd International Congress of the European Federation for Medical Informatics
PublisherIOS Press
Pages745-749
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781607500445
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009
Event22nd International Conference on Medical Informatics Europe, MIE 2009 - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: Aug 30 2009Sep 2 2009

Publication series

NameStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
Volume150
ISSN (Print)0926-9630
ISSN (Electronic)1879-8365

Conference

Conference22nd International Conference on Medical Informatics Europe, MIE 2009
Country/TerritoryBosnia and Herzegovina
CitySarajevo
Period08/30/0909/2/09

Keywords

  • Data collection
  • Education
  • Information
  • Patient safety
  • Training

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