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Pro-Nursing Symposium was endorsed by participation of 7 EU-countries


We held the Pro-Nursing symposium in Bonn on 24th June, 2016. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Madjid Fathi, head of Institute of Knowledge Based Systems and Knowledge Management, University of Siegen, Germany, welcomed the participants who were from 7 EU-countries, namely, Austria, England, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, The Netherlander. Dr. Torsten Dunkel from National Agency Education for Europe at the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (NA-BiBB) opened the event by emphasizing the importance of concentrating on bridging between nursing education and labour market demands. The morning session started by the keynote speech of Mr. Carl Roovers from Center of Educational Training, University Hospital of Bonn, Germany, entitled as "Shortage of Qualified Nursing Staff - An Obstacle for the Field of Nursing in Germany?" Afterwards, Marjan Khobreh from Institute of Knowledge Based Systems and Knowledge Management presented the Pro-Nursing project and also demonstrated the project results. In addition, the Pro-Nursing application has been tested by the symposium participants and their comments have been collected. In the afternoon session, Dr. Sirpa Laitinen-Vaeaenaenen, Chair of EAPRIL and lecturer at the Teacher Education College of JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland, gave her keynote speech on "Bridging work-based education and the labour market". Besides, the researchers from Austria, Germany, Hungary and the Netherland presented the results of their studies and works. The three of the presented papers were addressing the intersection areas between Pro-Nursing and EduWorks, which is a MCA-ITN funded under the FP7 framework. The afternoon session lasted with the keynote speech of Ms. Freda Vasse , Frenetti B.V. The Netherlands entitled as "The Perspective of the Golden Triangle - Professionalism in Nursing, Team effectiveness and Complexity of Care: First results of four hospitals". Then the selected posters from Johanitter Austria, Fivan, CCP and Concentra have been demonstrated and the participants had time for open discussion on the topics and also networking. The one-day symposium ended by the round-table of "Technology Enhanced Nursing Education and Training". Dr. Stefan Mol, and Dr.-Ing. Fazel Ansari moderated the discussions in which the focus was placed on the "New Nursing Skills and Task in the era of Industry 4.0". The materials presented in the Pro-Nursing symposium are available here


DEKRA joined to Pro-Nursing as the associated partner


Pro-Nursing singed the associated partisanship agreement with DEKRA Akademie GmbH representing "HealthCareEurope" (HCEU) project. HCEU is an European project implemented between September 2015 and August 2018 by a European transdisciplinary partnership under lead of DEKRA Akademie GmbH, Germany. HCEU 's results are meant to support migrant workers within nursing and elderly care to move freely on the European labour market under recognition of their qualification.


EAPRIL joined to Pro-Nursing as the associated partner


European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning (EAPRIL) aims at promoting practice-based research on learning issues in the context of initial, formal, lifelong and organisational learning with the goal to enhance practice. In this context EAPRIL start collaboration with Pro-Nursing to exchange lessons learned obtained in the practice world.


Concetra joined to Pro-Nursing as the associated partner


Concetra provides some solution for HR analytics, organisation design and workforce planning. In this context there is a potential to initiate collaboration between Concetra and Pro-Nursing.


Frenetti joined Pro-Nursing as the associated partner


To collaborate closely on nursing education and training, Pro-Nursing consortium and Frenetti made an associated partnership agreement. For more information about Frenetti please visit .


This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This communication 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.

Content 2014-2015 | Pro-Nursing Project Consortium

Design 2014-2015 | Institute of Knowledge Based Systems and Knowledge Management, University of Siegen, Germany