NIPNET conference program

The NIPNET conference will take place at Karolinska Institutet Solna.

If you arrive at Arlanda airport and plan to go straight to the conference please notice that the airport bus with final destination Liljeholmen stops at the Karolinska Institutet.

Retzius (where the registration will take place on 2 October) is near the library; enter from for instance Berzelius väg 3 or Berzelius väg 9. Please see map to registration October 2.
Please notice that if you arrive on Friday October 3 the registration is outside Samuelsson-salen.

If you need to get in touch with the planning group urgently during the conference, please call +46- 70-168 41 06.

The conference program is presented below (dated 140926), also available is a PDF of the NIPNET program and the abstract book as PDF (please note that there is a copy in the conference kit you will receive at the registration).

Thursday 2 October

opens (will be open the rest of the day)
Location; outside Retzius

at restaurant Jöns Jakob (lunch ticket will be received at registration)

Welcome session
Location; Retzius

  • Opening of NIPNET 2014
  • Jan-Olov Höög – Dean, Board of Higher Education, KI
  • Maria Englund Director HR and Education, Stockholm County Council
  • Some practical issues – the planning group of NIPNET 2014

13.30 – 14.15
Key note speak
Location; Retzius
To prepare future professionals for interprofessional collaborative practice
– experiences and challenges
Professor of Interprofessional Education Liz Anderson
, Leicester University, UK

14.15 – 15.00
Poster session and coffee
(titles listed below the program)
outside Retzius

15.00 – 16.15
Parallell sessions with oral presentations I
(3 parallell á 4 presentations)

A. Interprofessional Clinical Education Wards
Location; Retzius
Moderator; Margaretha Forsberg Larm, member of NIPNET steering group, Sweden

#1 Clinical interprofessional education in Sweden and Denmark
Flemming Jakobsen, Regional Hospital West Jutland, Denmark

#2 What’s special with CTW supervisors? – A qualitative study.
Elinor Andersson and Lena Dahl, Linköping University and Vrinnevisjukhuset, county council of Östergötland, Sweden

#3 Relational Coordination as a frame for the collaboration in an Inter-professional Clinical Study Unit.
Hanne Lisby, Aalborg Universitetshospital, Denmark

B. Interprofessional collaboration
Location; Scheele
Moderator; Tiina Tervaskanto Mäentausta, member of NIPNET steering group, Finland

#4 Health professionals’ attitudes towards Inter Professional Learning and Collaboration
Erik Vestergaard and Birgitte Nørgaard, Lillebaelt Hospital and University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

#5 Multi-disciplinary team, working with elderly persons living in the community – a systematic literature review
Gudrun Johansson, Kajsa Eklund and Gunilla Gosman-Hedström, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden

#6 From chaos to a new idea
Christina Finsbäck, Gudrun Johansson, Åsa Sunesson, Helle Wijk and Carin Willé, Gothenburg University, Sweden

#7 Interprofessional collaboration may pay off: introducing a collaborative approach in an orthopedic ward.
Britta Pape, Pernille Staal Thiesen, Flemming Jakobsen and Torben Baek Hansen, Department of Orthopedics, Regional Hospital Holstebro, Denmark

C. Challenges in IPL
Location; Samuelsson-salen
Moderator; Synnøve Hofseth Almås, member of NIPNET steering group, Norway

#8 Interprofessional education: an overview of the rural context
Lorraine Walker, Monash University, Australia

#9 Role understanding and modes of cooperation in inter-professional collaboration at two municipal rehabilitation units
Dorte Lyby Norenberg, Inger Taasen, Bjørg Christiansen, Kjellaug Kildal Hansen and Nora Hagstrøm, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway

#10 The knowledge of professionals who in special education and rehabilitation centre about the interprofessional collaborative practice in Turkey
Sezer Domac, Fatih Sobaci and Ali Yildirim, Leicester University and De Montfort University, United Kingdom

#11 Interprofessional collaboration: The development of joint dialogues in mental health care
Anne-Lise Holmesland, Soerlandet Hospital, Norway

16.20 – 16.45
from, with and about NIPNET
Location; Retzius

Buses leave from Berzelius väg 3 to the Vasa museum for the Social Event (guided tour and dinner)
The social event starts
Buses leave from the Vasa museum to Stockholm city


Friday 3 October

Registration opens (will be open until 11:00)
Location; outside Samuelsson-salen
8:30– 9.45
A. #1 To include interprofessional education at a strategic and operative management level to promote quality of future healthcare
Anna Kiessling, Lena E. Boman, Margaretha Forsberg Larm, Margaretha Risén and Lars-Arne Haldosén, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Location; Scheele
B. #2 The team conference at the Clinical Education Ward- an opportunity for interprofessional teams to grow
Rene Ballnus, Annelie Lannebo, Malin Dandanell, Helena Brodin and Ann-Sofie Cissé, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Sweden
Location; Samuelsson-salen
C. #3 Narrative supervision a way of facilitating interprofessional transferlearning at a student driven health clinic
Mulle Signe Nielsen , Annemette Vibeke Rasmussen and Kirsten Anette Falk, Metropolitan University College in Copenhagen, Denmark
Location; Centre for Learning and Knowledge: Gunnar Höglund
D. #4 Sharing experiences of Interprofessional learning in a clinical setting
Eva Barkestad, Barbro Nilvér, Carina Wallingstam, Emma Öbrink and Anna Björnsdotter, Danderyd hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Location; Centre for Learning and Knowledge: Rolf Bergin
9.45 – 10.15
Poster session and coffee with sandwich
Remember to vote for best poster!
Location; outside Samuelsson-salen
10.15 – 11.30
Parallel sessions with oral presentations II (4 parallel á 3 presentations)
(Please notice the times are different depending on the locations; a short walk across
campus is needed either before or after the session)
A. IPL in primary care
Location; Samuelsson-salen 10.15 – 11.20
Moderator; Gerd Bjørke, member of NIPNET steering group, Norway
#12 Interprofessional case seminars in primary healthcare.
Christina Olsson, Zahra Akbari, Helena Sohlman and Ulla Thörnblom, Hässelby Akalla Academic Primary Healthcare Center and Swedish Red Cross University College, Sweden
#13 Interprofessional training in diabetes and obesity policlinics in primary health care
Tiina Tervaskanto-Mäentausta and Essi Varkki, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Finland
#14 Case-based learning – focus on person-centered care.
Charlotte Hedberg, Eva-Lena Attestad Saxon, Sandra Holtmo, Ninni Åkesson, Fahimeh Lamian and Elisabeth Rydwik, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
B. IPL in clinical training
Location; Centre for Learning and Knowledge: Gunnar Höglund 10.15 – 11.20
Moderator; Hanne Lisby member of NIPNET steering group, Denmark
#15 An operating theatre for interprofessional learning
Staffan Pelling, Gudrun Möller, Karin Björnström-Karlsson and Elisabeth Ericsson, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University and Östergötland county council, Sweden
#16 An effort to winding future nurses and physicians together. Students’ joint learning about wound management.
Anne Friman, Desiree Wiegleb Edström and Samuel Edelbring, Karolinska Institutet Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
#17 Multidisciplinary Eating Disorder Programs: Team Challenges and Helpful Tips for Making it Work
Kirsti Bissada, Christine McPherson and Dianne Groll, The Ottawa Hospital and University of Ottawa School of Nursing, Ottawa, Queen’s University, Kingston Canada
C. Faciliating IPL
Location; Scheele 10.15 – 11.20
Moderator; Flemming Jakobsen, member of NIPNET steering group, Denmark
#18 Health and social care students at different cohort and their experience of workshop and online interprofessional education – a pilot study
Synnøve Hofseth Almås and Frøydis Vasset, Ålesund University College, Norway
#19 Inter-professional collaborative learning; Learning about, from and with each other – across 6 different professions
Inger Taasen, Lena Andersson, Tove Skjerve-Nielsen, Elsa Nybø, Bente Kongsgård, Anne Kittelsen, Marthe Hafstad Augdahl and Nina Lühr, Oslo and Akershus University College, Norway
#20 Problembased learning (PBL) including drama games as a motivating learning approach in interprofessional education (IPE)
Camusa Hatt and Bodil Winther Hansen , Metropolitan University College, Copenhagen and Det Sundhedsfaglige og Teknologiske Fakultet, Professionshøjskolen Metropol, Denmark
D. Interprofessional simulation
Location; Gardaulan10.25 – 11.30
Moderator; Erik Vestergaard, member of NIPNET steering group, Denmark
#21 Crossing locations of enacting and observing simulations: ways of construction for interprofessional learning
Johanna Dahlberg, Sofia Nyström, Håkan Hult and Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University, Sweden
#22 Undergraduate Interprofessional Simulation: an innovative pilot project
Jodie Gwenter, National Health Service / University of Manchester, United Kingdom
#23 Integrating doctors and midwives in the art of delivery
Gloria Esegbona and Joy Palmer, The ART of OVD and The University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
11:30– 13.00
IPE Research session

Location; Gardaulan
Moderator; Maria Kvarnström, project manager for IPE at Centre for Clinical Education, Sweden

  • Learning with each other – the team challenge
    Uffe Hylin, Karolinska Institutet, Södersjukhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Promoting reflection by using contextual activity sampling
    Hanna Lachmann, Sophiahemmet University College, Stockholm, Sweden
  • The effect of interprofessional team training on relational coordination
    Birgitte Nørgaard, University of Southern Denmark


13.00 – 13.45
Closing of the conference
Location; Gardaulan

  • Best poster award
  • Closing talk by Hugh Barr, Emeritus Professor, UK
  • Thanks from NIPNET 2014
  • Welcome to NIPNET 2015


13.45 – 14.30
Lunch at restaurant Königs


After the conference it is an opportunity for networks to meet, to our knowledge there are;
• Meeting for the Swedish national ITW network
14:30-15:30, contact Marie Sjöstedt ( for information


Posters (sessions both on 2 and 3 October)

#1 Physiotherapy students learn IPL in a clinical setting
Malin Ortfelt, Belinda Sarlija and Charlotte Kaijser, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
#2 Interprofessional learning environment – Physiotherapy- and nursing students’ module 12
Pernille Kjaer Svendsen, Anne Nimb and Lotte Dahl, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
#3 IT support for students and tutors in Primary Healthcare to facilitate self-directed learning and the implementation of interprofessional education
Eva Toth-Pal, Katarina Rolfhamre, Marina Reuterswärd and Pontus Järlund, Liljeholmens AVC and Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
#4 Interprofessional Communication in ever changing health system
Jackline Sarah MacHaria, University of Essex, Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom
#5 High school peer tutor training – Innovative approach to learn and empower skills for future health choices
TiinaTervaskanto-Mäentausta and Ulla-Maija Seppänen, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, School of Health and Social Care, Finland
#6 Interprofessional education, IPE, at a thoracic surgery ward
Henrik Pettersson, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
#7 Hall of Mirrors: Reflecting on reflections during an inter professional placement
Constantina Lomi and Rene Ballnus, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
#8 Reflection as a tool for learning interprofessional competence
Anki Näsström, Tallhöjden Rehab, Neuroteam Södertälje, Sweden
#9 Team building training – Facilitating Interprofessional teams– a continuing process for quality of care
Uffe Hylin, Margaretha Forsberg Larm, Marie Sjöstedt and Sari Ponzer, Karolinska Institutet, Södersjukhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
#10 To facilitate interprofessional learning (IPL) at the academic health care centers in Stockholm County, Sweden.
Maria Kvarnström, Margaretha Risén and Ulla Thörnblom, Centre for Clinical Education (CCE), Stockholm, Sweden
#11 The controversy about the controversial belts – ground for interprofessional learning
Tuija Viking, University West, Sweden
#12 Using art to achieve Interprofessional Learning
Gloria Esegbona, Joy Palmer and Hiba ElHassan, Art of OVD Director, University of Bedfordshire and Queen Charlottes Hospital, London
#13 Interprofessional education and collaborative practice in Criminal Justice system
Ali Yildirim and Ercan Balcioglu, De Montfort Universit and Leicester University, United Kingdom

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