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HYGEIA

provide updated, reliable and easily-accessible vocational education and training

 

HYGEIA Project aims to strengthen VET for healthcare workforce concerning key knowledge and competences related to personal and environmental hygiene

 

EDUCATIONAL MANUAL FOR PERSONAL AND ENVIRONMENT HYGIENE

The manual will target all health, allied health and administrative workforce employed in different care
settings

It will include recommendations for daily working life on how to comply with common and context-specific rules of personal and environment hygiene

Contents will be differentiated according to type of professions (health, allied health, and support personnel)

 

E-LEARNING MULTIMEDIA COURSE

A mobile application will enable healthcare workers to learn systematically about hygiene, its importance and consequences,

-how to maintain it together with other people the disease

-good practices and tips for addressing most common problems in each care setting (hospital, community and residential care)

It will include a serious game for learning by a gamification approach

 

NEEDS ANALYSIS

A questionnaire will be developed and disseminated in all countries of the consortium amongst healthcare workforce (for collecting their learning needs and  understanding the best digital training options and preferences) and managers of healthcare facilities (for understanding current organisational policies and collecting good practices).

A final report will be produced with (quantitative and qualitative) data analysis.

 

WHO IS HYGIEIA

Goddess of Health, Cleanliness and Sanitation

One of the five daughters of Asclepius, god of medicine, Hygieia is the personification of health, cleanliness, and sanitation. As chief attendant to her father, she was more directly associated with cleanliness, how to live a long life and the prevention of sickness. 

Her name is the source for the word “hygiene”.

 

 

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