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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 Turkey

Turkey National Seminar was realized on the 2th of June at the Marmara University Pendik Research and Training Hospital Conference Hall in Istanbul.

The seminar lasted three hours and the topics included:
  • Presentation of the project history related to previous project; IENE3
  • Presentation of the IENE4 project activities and outputs
  • European model culturally competent and compassionate leadership;
  • Role modelling of leader in promoting cultural competence and compassionate care,
  • Presentation of the platform and a workshop on how to use the platform
  • Discussion to exchange ideas on ways to use the project results

In the seminar, the new and innovative European model for learning culturally competent compassion, developed, piloted and evaluated in ERASMUS + Strategic Partnerships Project, 2014-1-UK01-KA202-001659 "IENE 4 - Strengthening the capacity of nurses and health care leaders to provide culturally competent and compassionate care" was elaborated. 47 leader nurses and the health care leaders from different 18 hospitals around Istanbul attended to seminar.

National Seminar aimed to present the project activities and outputs and attract potential users for the exploitation of the project results, to share resources and contribute to the sustainability of the project results and to create a network at the national level and an opportunity to initiate interestedstakeholders to use the created platform.

The participants joint to case studies by role playing, they discussed and analysed cases. In the discussion session of the seminar, the participants have presented examples of their stories in their field and have participated to the group discussions and exchange of ideas.

Turkey National Seminar was very attractive for the target groups, with positive feedback from participants, a network was created for the sustainability of project, exploitation of project results.

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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