Edupall Webinars – Implementation of EDUPALL Curriculum in medical undergraduate education – second part of the multiplier event in Romanian
On the 19 – 23 October 2020 HOSPICE Casa Sperantei organized a series of webinars each afternoon between 4 pm-8 pm, in Romanian. The aim of the webinars was to present the EDUPALL curriculum and outline how it was implemented in the project’s partners medical faculties in Romania.
The target audience was academic staff from all other medical faculties in Romania, whether associated partners or not, and medical faculty from Republic of Moldavia. An invitation of the event was sent alongside with a free registration form.
The webinars were organized as course and seminar (2 hours each), focused on highlighting the resources for academic staff and included:
Day 1 – Presentation of the project; Seminar – Introduction to palliative care and palliative care as integrated discipline and types of services
Day 2 – Course – Communication – general abilities; Seminar – Communicating bad news
Day 3 – Course – Pain-classification and physiopathology; Seminar – Pain-assessment and management
Day 4 – Course – Principles of symptoms management; Seminar – Bereavement in palliative care
Day 5 – Feedback from participants; resolution for advocating inclusion of palliative care as a mandatory discipline in medical and nursing undergraduate education; organization of rolling out the educational materials
41 delegates participated from 11 medical faculties from Romania and Republic of Moldavia, among which 12 were representing partners in the project.
After the event, participants completed an evaluation form (on surveymonkey.com) of the event. The majority attendees (80%) rated the quality of the week programme as excellent. Over 85% of participants are willing to use lesson plans, online courses, use of technology, mentoring toolkit and innovative teaching and novel assessment methods. All participants intend to sign a collaboration protocol for receiving EDUPALL materials.