Meet the UnitBv Team

The UnitBv team has the following responsibilites in the NursEduPal@Euro project

  1. Co-lead in Intellectual Output 0
  2. Lead in Intellectual Outputs 6  and 7;
  3. Input and feedback to all other Intellectual Outputs

Using problem-based learning and case studies (vignettes), the team in UnitBv will develop, run, get feed-back, on several potential clinical situations that will most probably be encountered by the future nurses practicing their profession, no matter what clinical environment, when confronted with caring for patients and families affected by a chronic progressive disease or an end-of-life situation crisis.

UnitBv, the lead partner of this intellectual output, will promote clinical reasoning and ethical deliberation teaching methods as profound and innovative teaching tools that will enable future nurses to effectively cope and respond in urgent or/ and stressful situations that impose decision making – one of the core professional competencies of nurses with an undergraduate level of education in PC.

The leading organization for this output is UnitBv, given its leading initiative for promoting PC and developing of the general framework for PC curriculum at specialized level of education by running the Master Program in PC, and its internationally recognized experts in the field of PC. The participating organizations were chosen based on their prior experience in developing and organizing PC courses at local or national levels in their countries. UnitBv will run a scan of literature in regard to relevant matrix formats for education in general and nursing in particular. A summary of those documents will be produced and presented to the partners in the project for analysis and feed-back for the specific particularities of the PC nursing educational matrix that need to be included.

After the consensus in regard to the format of the “European Matrix for education in palliative nursing”, UnitBv will complete the matrix by correlating each professional competency to the specific innovative teaching methods produced. That will ensure the highest potential of knowledge, skills and attitudes in PC to be acquired by the nursing students. The “European Matrix for education in palliative nursing” will include details for educators on how to implement the teaching methods and on how to evaluate the acquiring of specific competences.

Nicoleta Mitrea
National project coordinator

Nicoleta is actively involved in organizing, supervising and teaching all the subjects in palliative care at all three levels of education. Currently Nicoleta leads the education and clinical practice of palliative care nurses in Hospice Casa Speranţei (HCS), other palliative care services around the country and in several Eastern European countries. She graduated the multidisciplinary Master Program in palliative care in 2012 and the Medical Doctoral Studies in November 2017.  Since 2020 she is Senior Lecturer at the University of Transylvania in Braşov. 

She never stopped caring for patients and is currently performing her clinical duties in the lymphedema and breast cancer care clinic. Since 2016, she has run marathons to fundraise for free-of-charge care delivered by Hospice Casa Speranţei (HCS) to patients (children and adults) and their families.

Daniela Mosoiu
Project researcher

Daniela Mosoiu, MD, PhD is an oncologist with a subspecialty in palliative care. As Director for Education, National Strategy and Development at Hospice Casa Speranţei, Braşov and leader of the Romanian palliative care movement she supervises the educational programs, national development and advocacy work. As Professor at the Transylvania University she coordinates the master program Master program Management and strategies for Palliative care.


Liliana Rogozea
Project researcher

Liliana, professor at UnitBv, has a PhD in pharmacognosy and is a senior specialist in public health with expertise in ethics, health promotion, and human behaviour but also in curriculum development and design of research methods for international projects.

Liliana is a member of the International Society of Biometrics, the International Society of Clinical Biostatistics, the Association of International Society of History of Medicine, and the Association of Nursing University College. She is also the vice-president of the National Society of History of Medicine, the vice-rector for public relation, and expert member in the medical board of Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education in Romania.

Daniela Spanu
Project collaborator

Dana is a PhD student and also part of the teaching staff at the Faculty of Medicine of Transilvania University of Braşov- specialty General Medical Assistance. Within the Interdisciplinary Doctoral School of Transilvania University of Braşov, she is involved in specific teaching and research activities, participates in educational projects dedicated to future nurses, all of which are integrated with her daily work as a nurse at the County Emergency Hospital of Braşov.

Teodora Cornelia Mathe
Project collaborator

Teodora, RN, PhD, is a paediatric palliative home care nurse at Hospice Casa Speranței since 2001. Besides providing care, Teodora takes up many responsibilities in the hospice, including the function of case manager, in educational and training programmes for the nursing staff, and in the development of clinical practice, protocols, policies and procedures.

Teodora is also an associate lecturer and a research technician at the Faculty of Medicine of Transilvania University of Braşov since 2014. There she is not only involved in teaching at the undergraduate and master level in the disciplines of Patient Care Techniques and Palliative Care, but also in research projects and in the coordination of Erasmus+ student activities.

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