Older People: Improving Health and Social Care: Focus on the European Core Competences Framework (Hardcover)

Older People: Improving Health and Social Care: Focus on the European Core Competences Framework By Bea L. Dijkman (Editor), Irma Mikkonen (Editor), Petrie F. Roodbol (Editor) Cover Image

Older People: Improving Health and Social Care: Focus on the European Core Competences Framework (Hardcover)

By Bea L. Dijkman (Editor), Irma Mikkonen (Editor), Petrie F. Roodbol (Editor)

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Addresses the key European roles and competences for any professional working with older people in health and social services

Offers real cases of educational methods used in older people care practice

Explores ageism theories for better older people care across Europe

Bea Dijkman, MSc, works in the Hanze University of Applied Sciences as an educational expert with a long experience in curriculum development, teaching and learning methods. She is specialized in the field of health and social care and works since 2012 for the Centre of Expertise Healthy Ageing. One of her main interests focuses on changes in health and social care and the consequences for the education of health and social care professionals. She was the project leader and main author of the development of the European core competence framework, part of the Ellan project (European Later Life Active Network).Irma Mikkonen, PhD, MNSc, RN (registered nurse) has a long intercultural project work experience, especially in projects aiming to develop health care organizations as learning environments and supporting mentors' supervision skills and professional development; participating in benchmarking, quality assurance and audit. She acted as the manager in the project of the EU Lifelong Learning Programme; Erasmus Curriculum Development: DIPRA - Counselling for practice - a pilot of improving counselling quality of diabetics 2008-2010 as well as a project manager in the ELLAN -project (European Later Life Active Network 539547-LLP-1-2013-1-FI-ERASMUS-ENW); a wide networking project of 26 European partners developing education related to ageing issues (2013-2016). Dr. Mikkonen is experienced in developing courses in health promotion and evidence based health care. She has teaching experience in patient education, health promotion, evidence-based nursing and research & development. She has been in charge of developing nursing curriculum at Savonia UAS and has intercultural curriculum development experience. Dr. Mikkonen has skills in research for developing learning environments, for example, blended learning. Petrie F. Roodbol, RN, PhD, is a senior advisor in nursing and a Professor of Nursing Science at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen and a senior advisor at the University Medical Centre Groningen. She is part of several national committees on behalf of the Minister of Health. She is the former Director and the Dean of the Wenckebach Institute (University Medical Centre Groningen) with special interest on (multiprofessional) education, innovation and positioning of nurses related to healthy ageing.She is one of the founding mothers of the Nurse Practitioners program in her country and is past chair of the APN network of the International Council of Nursing.She is a past member of the board of the Dutch Nurses' association V&VN and several other national and international committees. She received several awards: a national award for the implementation of the Nurse Practitioner and an educational award for the innovation of the educational programs for nurses in the North of the Netherlands.
Product Details ISBN: 9783319976099
ISBN-10: 3319976095
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: November 20th, 2018
Pages: 284
Language: English