Medical School Pula has been operating since 1956 and has 48 employees. It educates students in three educational programs, namely nurse, physiotherapy technician and midwife. The school teaches 260 students in 11 classes.
Every year, the school participates with its projects in national meetings of health schools in the Republic of Croatia and the Istrian region under the auspices of the Agency for Vocational and Adult Education and SEMEP.
Medical School Pula is the holder of two projects in the Istrian region of health. School cooperates and implements activities with various associations such as: League Against Cancer, Istrian Dystrophic Society, Association of Blind and Visually Impaired People of Istria, Association of the Deaf and People Listening to Istria, Croatian Red Cross and Shelter for the homeless, homes for the elderly and infirm “Alfredo Stiglić” and “Sveti polikarp”, home for mentally ill adults “Vila Marija” and Children’s Home “Ruža Petrović”.
Medical School Pula participates in professional conferences at the inter-county and state level where we present our results.
The school is working on several locations, and the construction of a new school building is being prepared, which would enable better working conditions, and through the mobility of students and teachers, the acquisition of new knowledge and skills to internationalize them would be ensured.
Previous experiences of the school in project activities:
The school was a partner in the project Improving school curricula with the aim of promoting a healthy lifestyle (Grant scheme: Modernization of school programs in vocational schools in accordance with the changing needs of the labor market / economy 2012-2014), and is currently a partner in the project “DROP-APP: give a voice to young people through new technologies to combat school drop-out! ”, 2014-2017 within the Erasmus + program, Key Activity 2.
The school was also the holder of an international project entitled “Health Literacy for Independent Living”, 2018-2019 under the Erasmus + program, Key Activity 2. The project aims to develop health literacy as a key factor in disease prevention and health promotion in a functional, interactive and a critical level in students and target age groups.
Holder of the Erasmus + project, key activity 1 “Health care and rehabilitation in gerontology and palliative care” 2016-2017, 2016-1-HR01-KA102-021848. Project activities within this project relate to the mobility of students studying general care nurse – general care medical technician and physiotherapeutic technician-physiotherapeutic technician in Dublin, Ireland, which will be implemented in the period from 01.04.2017. to 15.04.2017. accompanied by two vocational teachers. During the mobility, students will do 80 hours of practical work in retirement homes.
The school has experience in projects as a partner and project holder. Through mobility projects KA1 wants to strengthen its ability to implement projects and raise school quality, but primarily to take the opportunity to provide its students with internships abroad to improve their secondary education and become more competitive in the post-secondary labor market.