The eMedication Passport – cultural adaptation of learning tool for ensuring the development of medication competence of graduate nurses

Project period: 1.09.2017 – 31.08.2020

Objectives

The ultimate goal of eMed-PASS project is to increase patient and medication safety by developing the educational preparation of nurses. The aim of this project is to modify, implement, and evaluate the feasibility of electronic Medication Passport for ensuring the medication competence and adequate working life skills of the graduating nurses.

eMed-PASS project aim is to improve the quality and relevance of higher education in bachelor level nurse education cross-borders in EU-level in the Baltic countries and Finland. The project supports objectives of the Europe 2020 Strategy and EU Health Strategy Together for Health, by responding to the medication and patient safety challenges faced by member countries through strengthening the cooperation and coordination among universities and registering of nurses' medication competence development during undergraduate education. The need for developing common education and nursing competence is evident in each of the partner countries.

Activities

During the project innovative e-learning tool for supporting and ensuring the development of the required medication competence of nurse graduates will be developed in Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian language. The tool will be interoperable – so that other countries can also integrate it into its teaching process in the future.

Impact

The expected impact is improvement on nursing students' medication competence and increased collaboration among education institution and clinical practice placements.

Partners

The project is coordinated by Tartu Health Care College. Other participants are: Turku University of Applied Sciences (Finland), P.Stradins Medical College of the University of Latvia and Kauno Kolegija (Lithuania).

Project team of Tartu Health Care College

Ireen Bruus (project leader), Marit Kiljako, Signe Asi.

Contact

For more information, please contact with the project leader:

Ms Ireen Bruus
e-mail: ireenbruus(at)nooruse.ee

Dissemination channels

Project webpage: https://emedpassport.wordpress.com/
Project Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/emedpass/

Funding

Project number: 2017-1-EE01-KA203-034884 total budget is 150 729,50 €. The project is co-funded by the European Union Erasmus+ programme under Key Action 2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices.