ERIC Number: ED480437
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Training and Health. Leonardo da Vinci Series: Good Practices.
Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Education and Culture.
This document profiles programs in the fields of health and medicine that are offered through the European Commission's Leonardo da Vinci program. The following programs are profiled: (1) CYTOTRAIN (a transnational vocational training program in cervical cancer screening); (2) Apollo (a program of open and distance learning for paramedical technical staff in Greece, Spain, France, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom); (3) Memphis (a program teaching management and information exchange techniques to European physiotherapists); (4) FENCE (an international study program and a placement program for students in medico-social sciences (nurses) who are planning to work in community care); (5) transnational placements to supplement vocational training in biomedical technology; (6) Ortholine (an interactive Web-based lifelong learning system for orthodontists operated by a network of orthodontists and universities in six European countries); (7) Tandem (a program to improve communication between health care team members, diabetics, and their families); (8) TEMA (an organization providing seminars and teaching materials for doctors specializing in Alzheimer's disease and other diseases of the elderly); (9) awareness of dyslexia and easier access to training; and (10) Vetnnet (a program to harmonize training programs for veterinary assistants across Europe). Each program description includes an overview of the program's goals and practices and the name and address of at least one contact person. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Access to Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Distance Education, Educational Practices, Employment Qualifications, Foreign Countries, International Programs, Job Training, Lifelong Learning, Medical Education, Open Education, Postsecondary Education, Professional Continuing Education, Program Descriptions, Secondary Education, Study Abroad, Universities, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
For full text: http://europa.eu.int/comm/dgs/education_culture/publ/pdf/ leo2/en.pdf.
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Education and Culture.
Identifiers - Location: European Union