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University College Lillebaelt

University College Lillebaelt offers higher education programmes, characterized as first cycle studies within the European Quality Framework, level 6. The university college trains social educators, teachers, nurses, radiographers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, biomedical laboratory scientists, public administrators and social workers and the graduates are rewarded with a professional bachelor degree.

The main language of instruction is Danish and all full degree bachelor programmes are taught in Danish, however, some departments offer courses and semesters taught in English as well as practice placements with supervision in English.

University College Lillebaelt is one of seven university colleges in Denmark established 1 January 2008. Geographically, University College Lillebaelt covers part of the Southern Region of Denmark and has approximately 7,000 students and 700 employees.

In addition, University College Lillebaelt offers Continuing Professional Development, from one-day seminars tailored to specific organisations and professionals to Diplomas at the BA-level. The Educational Resource Centre serves the University College as well as teachers at all levels in the region, offering an unsurpassed collection of teaching materials and a highly professional staff of consultants.

University College Lillebaelt abides by the Bologna process and its goals; the use of the Diploma Supplement and the ECTS is integrated at all academic departments. The university college holds an extended Erasmus University Charter.

Research and Development

Modern nursing must be based on the latest medical knowledge and technology and best practices as they unfold right now in the best hospitals.

At the Department of Nursing, Odense we are committed to giving you the most up-to-date and thorough higher education we can and to this end Department of Nursing works closely with the University of Southern Denmark in research and development areas. Staff is educated at Ph.D. and master levels and several lecturers are Ph.D. students at the moment.

Department of Nursing works internationally and is part of several international collaborations concerning strategic partnerships and research within the field of nursing, education and affaires related to international exchange. At the same time Department of Nursing has a strong network in the professional nursing community, not least with Odense’s University Hospital.


Role in the project

Leading the integrative reviews of the literature regarding three different aspects of compassion:

  • Universal components of compassion

  • Measuring culturally competent compassion

  • Learning culturally competent compassion in the theory and practice


Activities

  • Contribution to the creation of the intellectual outputs:

    • O1 - Conducting the integrative reviews of the literature regarding culturally competent compassion

    • O2 - Tool for self assessment of culturally competent compassion

    • O3 - Needs assessment of nurses’ and other health professionals’ leaders

    • O4 - A European model for the development of role models to promote and support culturally competent and compassionate care

    • O5 - A work based training curriculum for healthcare leaders in culturally competent and compassionate care

    • O6 - Learning tools for healthcare leaders in culturally competent and compassionate care

    • O7 - Culturally competent compassion knowledge sharing network

  • Piloting and testing the Tool for self assessment of culturally competent compassion and the European Model for the development of role models to promote and support culturally competent and compassionate care, training curriculum and learning tools created with nurses’ and other health professionals’ leaders.

  • Piloting and testing the Tool for self-assessment of culturally competent compassion and the European Model for the development of role models to promote and support culturally competent and compassionate care, training curriculum and learning tools created with nurses’ and other health professionals’ leaders.

  • Organizing the National Seminar in DK

  • Participating in the European Conference in UK

  • Monitoring, evaluation, assessment and dissemination of project on the national level.


Project team

  • Mette Bro Jansen, RN, local project manager, steering committee member and member of project team

  • Rikke A. Petersen, RN, assistant professor and member of project team

  • Lisbeth Frederiksen, RN, lecturer and member of project team

Key outputs

IENE 1, 2008-2010

  • Research report EN
  • PTT/IENE Model EN
  • Report of the survey EN
  • Good Practice Manual EN
  • Newsletter  1  2  3  4  5  6

IENE 2, 2010-2012

  • Transnational Report  EN
  • ToT methodology  EN  RO  FR  NL
  • Strategic Guide  EN
  • Newsletter  1  2  3  4
  • Final conference  EN
  • Brochure with project results  EN

IENE 3, 2013-2015

IENE 4, 2014-2016

  • Report on integrative literature reviews EN
  • Needs assessment report EN
  • An European model for the development of role models to promote and support culturally competent and compassionate care EN
  • IENE4 Curriculum EN
  • Report of the Tools EN
  • Newsletter  1  2  3  4

IENE 5, 2015-2017

  • Need assessment Report EN
  • Training Model EN
  • Curriculum EN
  • Newsletter  1  2  3
  • IENE5 Leaflet EN
  • Flyer EN
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