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European Health Care Final Dissertation (EHECADI)

The EHECADI project will support healthcare students from different disciplines to address broad societal health issues.

The EHECADI project will support healthcare students from different disciplines (nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and nutrition and dietetics) to address broad societal health issues such as healthcare equity, epidemic preparedness, underinvestment in healthcare workers, health needs of migrant populations.

To do this the project the project will develop the following materials:

  1. An online Knowledge hub which will host all of the final materials of the EHECADI project.
  2. A co-designed Virtual Community of Practice that will share knowledge between academia and other stakeholders as well as detect societal needs and steer the international final graduate dissertations towards them.
  3. A co-designed digital open course for students that will enhance responsible research, the acquisition of digital and transversal skills through the length of the degree length. The course will follow the principles of universal design and it will empower students to be global-minded citizens, more sensitized towards societal needs, and with easier access to employment.
  4. A set of guidelines for students, teachers, and institutions to support the use of the International Final Graduate Dissertation.

Target Groups:

  1. Students who will be able to use the project materials can be more aware of societal and develop the skills to enable them to tackle them.
  2. Higher Education Lecturers and teachers whose use of the EHECADI materials can help them to enhance student’s acquisition of transversal skills with minimal time investment.
  3. Higher Education Institutions who, by using the EHECADI materials HEI can enable their students to be more skilled, more easily employable and more sensitised towards societal needs- this in turn can help them to be more attractive to potential students
  4. Research groups, who will be able to develop new international research networks via the EHECADI platform.
  5. Support service and health care providers as the EHECADI materials can help to ensure that their potential workforce is equipped with the right skills.

Activities:

  1. Launch of an online Knowledge hub which will host all of the final materials of the EHECADI project.
  2. Creation of a co-designed Virtual Community of Practice that will share knowledge between academia and other stakeholders as well as detect societal needs and steer the international final graduate dissertations towards them.
  3. Development  of a  co-designed digital open course for students that will enhance responsible research, the acquisition of digital and transversal skills through the length of the degree length. The course will follow the principles of universal design and it will empower students to be global-minded citizens, more sensitized towards societal needs, and with easier access to employment.
  4. Development of a set of guidelines for students, teachers, and institutions to support the use of the International Final Graduate Dissertation.
  5. Hosting of two learning, teaching, training sessions, to collect feedback on the project’s materials.
  6. Closing multiplier events.

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Partnership:

Duration:

36 months

01/01/2022- 01/01/2025

Contact:

Rachel Vaughan, Head of Operations at EASPD

Funding:

Erasmus+

Grant Agreement 2021-1-ES01-KA220-HED-000032088