e-Benchmarking has begun within the framework of the Erasmus+ “Accelerating the development of nursing education at the master’s and doctoral level in the higher education system of Kazakhstan AccelEd”.
The purpose of the e-benchmarking was to record the best practices between the universities and health care organizations concerning the collaborative models, practices, and processes in fostering nursing research.
Meetings on the Zoom platform (1.5 – 2 h) for each of the universities took place on the 17-18th of March, 2021, where universities presented their current and best practices and discussed them.
Beforehand, EU universities Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, University Medical Centre Utrecht and Abo Academy prepared presentations according to the AccelEd template on the following themes “Characteristics of a fruitful partnership between the academe and clinical healthcare”:
• Ways to build a successful partnership;
• Maintaining the partnership;
• Created structures and models;
• Applied methods and techniques.
The next step after these Zoom sessions is the preparation to an online seminar on Zoom and workshop on the 4th of May, 2021, from 11 am to 3 pm of Helsinki time.