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Welcome to the IENE projects!

This multilingual website addresses nurses and healthcare professionals working in contact with patients with different cultures and languages and aims to improve the quality of vocational education and training of nurses in Europe.

During the IENE 1 to IENE 9 projects, 24 partners from 13 European countries developed a Model for Intercultural education of nurses and healthcare professionals based on the Papadopoulos, Tilki and Taylor Model (PTT/IENE MODEL )

Related websites:

IENE 6 and IENE 8 projects

IENE 7 project




National Seminar in Romania

The seminar "Multicultural Nursing Leadership" was organized by the EDUNET Association in partnership with the Order of Nurses, Midwives Nurses in Romania - Dolj Branch in Craiova, on June 2, 2016 and was hosted by the Public Health Authority of Dolj county.

Having a duration of six hours, the seminar was attended by 40 people:
  • Nurses, health mediators and other professionals in the health field;
  • Leaders of health services and managers of medical organizations;
  • Managers of medical schools, teachers and trainers;
  • Representatives of local authorities and regional ( Dolj Public health Autority and Dolj School Inspectorate);
  • Representatives of professional associations, trade unions.

The project coordinator Victor Dudau, president of EDUNET Association presented the European model for developing cultural a competent and compassionate leadership in care, the training curriculum and the Learning tools created in the project.

There were organized workshops on how to use the platform for learning activities, piloted the project IENE4 (case studies) and how to use the Tool for measuring compassion cultural competence and compassionate care.

In the last session of the seminar, the participants have presented, in sections, examples of good practice in their field and have participated to the group discussions and exchange of ideas.

The seminar was credited with eight professional credits by the Order of Midwives and Nurses of Romania . Participants received certificates issued by Order of Nurses, Midwives Nurses in Romania - Dolj Branch and EDUNET Association.

Key outputs

IENE 1, 2008-2010

  • Research report EN
  • PTT/IENE Model EN
  • Report of the survey EN
  • Good Practice Manual EN

IENE 2, 2010-2012

  • Transnational Report  EN
  • ToT methodology  EN  RO  FR  NL
  • Strategic Guide  EN
  • 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
  • Curriculum EN
  • Report of the Tools EN

IENE 5, 2015-2017

  • Needs assessment Report EN
  • Training Model EN RO IT EL DK
  • Curriculum EN
  • Handbook for MOOC facilitators EN
  • MOOC Best Practice Guide EN

IENE 6, 2016-2018

IENE 7, 2017-2019

IENE 8, 2018-2021

IENE 9, 2019-2021

IENE 10, 2020-2022

  • Download the project Outputs here.
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