This multilingual website addresses nurses and healthcare professionals working with patients from different cultures and languages and aims to improve the quality of their vocational education and training in Europe.
During the IENE 1 to IENE 11 projects, 27 partners from 14 European countries developed a Model for Intercultural education of nurses and healthcare professionals based on the Papadopoulos, Tilki and Taylor Model (PTT/IENE MODEL)
This page contains all the Learning units/Tools we have created in the framework of the IENE projects.
Each tool addresses a specific topic according to the specific Curriculum Modules.
The main components of the learning/teaching tools are:
A set of 14 Learning tools aimed at nurses and other healthcare leaders/senior staff for the promotion of learning, practice and support of culturally competent compassion: seven tools for senior professionals whose roles emphasize leadership within their organizations and support for the front line staff (Unit 1) and other seven for qualified front line staff whose roles include supervising and coaching as well as providing and monitoring the care given to patients (Unit 2).
A set of 7 Psychological support tools and evidence for best practice enabling health workers to provide psychological support to migrants and refugees and develop strategies for dealing with their own emotional needs.
A set of 12 Bite sized Online Learning Tools for healthcare workers/volunteers and migrants/refugees on some topics: Intercultural communications; Culturally Competent Psychological Compassion; Cultural Knowledge; Mindfulness Learning Videos
A set of 16 Learning Tools for Cultural Competence Training for Caregivers of Older People, addressing foreigner and migrant elderly caregivers, grouped in four Modules: 1. Cultural awareness; 2. Cultural knowledge ; 3.Cultural sensitivity ; 4. Cultural competence
A set of 20 Bite-size learning units for parents aiming to : a) help migrant and refugee families in the improvement of parenting skills, health and social care of the children and b) help health professionals and volunteers in increasing knowledge and improve training of the migrant and refugee parents.
A set of 20 Teaching and Learning Tools for Culturally Competent and Compassionate LGBT+ Inclusive Education, which might be used for teaching as well as for self-learning, grouped into toolkits based on the four dimensions of the IENE 9 Curriculum Modules: Cultural Awareness and Compassion, Cultural Knowledge and Compassion, Cultural Sensitivity and Compassion, Cultural Competence and Compassion.
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
Visitors of this website are welcome to use any of the materials for educational purposes as long as they clearly credit their source.