ERASMUS INTENSIVE PROGRAMS - LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN THE INTERPROFESSIONAL CONTEXT
The purpose of this paper is to highlight the utility and necessity of Erasmus intensive programs for our faculty, especially for teachers and students involved in these projects, from license areas Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy. Faculty of Movement, Sport and Health Sciences is a partner within two Erasmus intensive programs, Active Ageing coordinated by the University of Applied Sciences from Rotterdam, Netherlands and Community Based Mental Health coordinated by HAN University of Applied Sciences, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Within these programs are annually involved 10 students from the fields of occupational therapy and physical therapy. Being the first time involved in such projects, students and teachers feedback was extremely positive mainly because interprofessional and international approaches and exchange of good practices examples and teaching methods. In conclusion we assert that intensive programs allow students and teachers to work within multinational groups and to benefit from special learning and teaching conditions, which are only available in a single institution and to gain new perspectives on the studied topics.