EPUAP Masterclass

5th European Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment Masterclass

13 – 15 May 2024

Rome, Italy


  • lectures by international renowned pressure ulcer experts
  • workshops
  • complex case discussions
  • group work
  • networking events
  • final examination (certificate of successful attendance)


  • Aetiology and biomechanics of pressure ulcers
  • Epidemiology, diagnosis and classification
  • Prevention (including specific patient populations)
  • Treatment (with a focus on complex cases)
  • Guidelines and guideline development
  • Implementation, quality indicators, quality improvement projects
  • Basic principles about research and pressure ulcers (including health economics)


The EPUAP Pressure Ulcer Masterclass is suitable for specialized clinicians, nurses, clinical researchers, basic researchers, educators, and industry who reconize the challenge of preventing and treating pressure ulcers. This international Masterclass will provide an in-depth theoretical and practical basis about pressure ulcer prevention and treatment and will be interactive, practical, and example-filled.

European experts will share evidence-based information that can immediately be used to improve practice (clinical, research, industry, innovation and education).

There is a limited number of place for this event – admission through application only.

Conference venue

Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Piazza di Sant'Onofrio, 4, 00165 Roma, Italy

Last spots available!

There is a limited number of place for this event - admission through application only.

Masterclass 2024 Chairs

Local Organising Team Members

Guido Ciprandi, Bambino Gesu’ Children’s Hospital, Rome, Italy
Sergio Filippelli
, MD, cardiothoracic surgeon, Bambino Gesu’ Children’s Hospital
Valentina Vanzi, WOCPN, Bambino Gesu’ Children’s Hospital
Giancarlo Antonielli, WOCPN, nurse in chief, Bambino Gesu’ Children’s Hospital
Mauro Pace, WOCPN, PICU, Bambino Gesu’ Children’s Hospital
Serena Crucianelli, MD, La Sapienza University of Rome

Masterclass 2024 Partners

CME Accreditation

The EPUAP Masterclass 2024, Rome, Italy 13/05/2024 – 15/05/2024, has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 18.0 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at https://edhub.ama-assn.org/pages/applications.
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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