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03 September 2018 Multiplier Event in Turin

Softis-Ped ASL TO3 group, has chosen to organize in Turin the ECM SOFTIS-PED course: SOFT SKILL IN PEDIATRICS, COMMUNICATION, RELATIONSHIP AND ETHICS IN THE TAKE-OFF IN PEDIATRICS, which will be held in Collegno Saturday September 8th, 2018 in ASL TO3 Great Hall of Education (9 a.m. to 4 p.m). The event has got the purpose to give visibility to the results achieved during the project, with the maximum participations of fifty pediatricians, medical doctors, pediatric nurses and psychologists, including twenty free choice pediatricians / other figures in the sector of other ASLs / ASOs.

13 June 2018 Communication in a Multicultural Environment

The third module of the e-learning package for lecturers is available. The module focuses on the Communication in a multicultural environment and point out that learning to communicate across cultural and language barriers is more than translating instructions into another language or learning a few words of a client's primary language. 

10 May 2018 Involvement of Associated Partners in the project

A number of associated partners officially joined the project in order to contribute to the improvement of the project impact on their target groups and to ensure the project sustainability by continuing using the project deliverables in the next years. They include no profit associations, NGOs, training institutions, universities, public authorities, etc. The information about allassociated partnersis available on the project portal under the Associated Partners section.

20 April 2018 Publication Soft Skills in Pediatrics

The publication Softskills in Pedatrics is the result of a pediatric health survey conducted in five European countries: Romania, Hungary, Italy, Spain, and Germany. The aim is to identify the soft skill needs in the partner countries in terms of communication, hospital environment, transparency of communication, time management and intercultural issues. The survey findings will eventually conduct to enhancement of paediatric education and services by improving communication with child patients and their families, communication within the medical team and communication across cultures. 

30 March 2018 Multilanguage Dictonary of Medical Terms

The dictionary contains simple definitions for diseases, instruments, medicines, and other health-related items in English, Italian, German, Romanian, Hungarian and Spanish.

06 February 2018 Links to the SoftisPed Portal

Several educational and medical web sites promoted the SoftisPed project through a dedicated link. The complete list of web sites promoting the SoftisPed Portal is available in the section Press Review.

22 January 2018 Third Partners' Meeting

The third partners’ meeting took place in Munich on 22 – 23 January 2018. Project partners presented the activities carried out so far while Anisoara Pop and Lorenzo Martellini presented the project activities to be carried out. The meeting was also an opportunity for the partners to make a detailed planning of the project future activities and to organize the project's work that focuses on the realization of the children’s and parents’ picture dictionary, of the guideline for pediatricians and pediatric students.

20 December 2017 Pediatric Health Survey

The results of the Pediatric Health Surveys in five European Countries (Romania, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Germany) are now available on the project portal. The reports present the analysis of the results of the questionnaires collected from the for target groups: paediatricians, health staff, patients and parents

06 November 2017 Training for Lecturers: Communication with health care staff

The fifth module of the e-learning package for lecturers is available. The module focuses on the Communication with health care staff and has the intent to present the most important aspects involved in communicating with other health care staff in paediatrics. These are: types of communication (channels, styles, barriers), soft skills and the way of teaching and learning soft skills.

10 October 2017 Training for Lecturers: Communication with Peers

The third module of the e-learning package for lecturers is available. The module focuses on the communication with Peers and deals with specific competences and professional attitude to empower teamwork communication and promote the inclusion of patients and relatives in clinical decision making processes.

 
13 September 2017 Training for Lecturers: Communication with Parents

The second module of the e-learning package for lecturers is available. The module focuses on the communication with parentsTo ensure good communication between parents and health care providers it’s necessary to understand what parents consider important about doctor-patient/parent relationships and what are the most critical points of medical encounters. 

28 July 2017 Training for Lecturers: Communication with Children

The first module of the e-learning package for lecturers is available. The module focuses on the communication with children. The module presents the communication as a social act that can be performed deliberately or involuntarily, consciously or unconsciously – through gestures, mimic, posture, dressing style, even silence being possible to transmit specific messages.

30 June 2017 Field Research

The collection of the questionnaires from the three main actors of the paediatric health services (doctors, paediatric patients and their parents) is almost completed. The results will be used their expectations as far as the paediatric service is concerned.

29 May 2017 Second Partners' Meeting

The second partners’ meeting took place in Madrid on 25 – 26 May 2017. Project partners presented the activities carried out so far while Oana Marginean and Lorenzo Martellini presented the project activities to be carried out. The meeting was also an opportunity for the partners to make a detailed planning of the project future activities and to organize the project's work that focuses on the realization of the guideline on communication.

05 April 2017 Involvement of Paediatric Students

Paediatric Students are currently involved in the 5 European countries. They will:

- Participate in the survey related to paediatric skills needs by filling in ad hoc questionnaires
- Test and assess the training package addressed to students, residents, medical practitioners in paediatrics on how to autonomously learn, develop and consolidate their soft skills for improving the quality of paediatric services

06 March 2017 Involvement of Residents Working with Children

Residents Working with Children are currently invovled in the 5 European countries. They will:
- - Test and assess the publication related to paediatric skills needs

- Participate in the survey related to paediatric skills needs by filling in ad hoc questionnaires
- Test and assess the training package addressed to students, residents, medical practitioners in paediatrics on how to autonomously learn, develop and consolidate their soft skills for improving the quality of paediatric services

02 February 2017 Involvement of Lecturers

Lecturers are currently invovled in the 5 European countries. They will:
- test the publication related to paediatric skills needs
- assess the training package addressed to practitioners in paediatrics, teachers and trainers on how to assist paediatric undergraduates and resident students in developing and consolidating  their soft skills for improving the quality of paediatric services
- Participate in the development of the training package addressed to students

03 January 2017 First Partners' Meeting

The Kick-off meeting took place in Florence on 19 – 20 December 2016. Oana Marginean and Lorenzo Martellini presented the project and the activities to be carried out to the partners. The meeting was also an opportunity for the partners to get to know each other and to discuss all details related to the project's activities. All the partners presented the pediatric services in in their countries. At the end of the meeting all the partners had a clear view of the future project's implementation.

19 December 2016 The Softis-Ped Project

The Softis-Ped project is funded by the European Commission and the Romanian National Agency in the framework of the Erasmus+ Programme. The project has the aim to provide the paediatricians, as well as lecturers and students in the field of paediatrics, with relevant and effective communication skills.

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