“Interprofessional Education occurs when two or more professions learn with, from and about each other to improve collaboration and the quality of care”
- An independent ‘think tank’ comprising of individual and corporate members working with organisations in the UK/IRL and overseas to improve collaborative practice and thereby the quality of care by professions learning and working together;
- A national and international authoritative voice on inter-professional education in both universities and the workplace;
- A membership organisation established in 1987, it is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee
For further information on CAIPE Ireland contact:
Dr Siobhán Ni Mhaolrúnaigh: TEL: 0667191971
The Sport, Health and Performance Evaluation Centre (SHaPE) is an exercise physiology/human performance laboratory based at the Institute of Technology Tralee. This state of the art laboratory assesses aspects of health and exercise performance, through a series of relevant and accurate scientific tests, providing feedback and recommendations for physical Fitness.
Some of the tests used include:
Flexibility, Heart rate profiling, Isokinetic strength assessment, psychological support, nutritional assessment, body composition, anaerobic capacity, aerobic capacity, lung function and general all round health check.
The SHaPE centre operates as a teaching & learning environment for students, while it also engages with the wider community, (sports teams, individual athletes & community groups) for performance and health assessments.
For further information contact: (066) 7145679
The CARA Adapted Physical Activity Centre Ltd. is the National Resource Centre for Adapted Physical Activity. It is a joint initiative between the Irish Sports Council and IT Tralee, with its office situated in ITT. It has responsibility for leading, coordinating and supporting the development of sport, physical activity and physical education for people with disabilities. In particular it is a national resource for supporting and facilitating the Sports Inclusion Disability Programme within the local sport partnership structure throughout Ireland.
Contact: CARA APA Centre Ltd, Institute of Technology, South Campus, Tralee, Co. Kerry. +353 66 7145646
Web address: http://www.caraapacentre.ie