EPUAP Masterclass

4th European Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment Masterclass

NEW DATES: 25 – 27 April 2022

Porto, Portugal

THE MASTERCLASS WILL FOCUS ON THE FOLLOWING TOPICS

  • Aetiology and biomechanics of pressure ulcers
  • Epidemiology, diagnosis and classification
  • Prevention (including speci­fic patients 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)
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PROGRAMME WILL INCLUDE

  • lectures by international renowned pressure ulcer experts
  • workshops
  • guided tour in the simulation centre
  • complex case discussions
  • group work
  • networking event

TARGET AUDIENCE

The EPUAP Pressure Ulcer Masterclass is suitable for specialized clinicians, 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.

The European expert 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

Catholic University of Portugal R. de Diogo Botelho 1327, Porto, Portugal

Registration deadline: 30 November 2021

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

Chairs of the EPUAP Pressure Ulcer Masterclass

Dimitri Beeckman

University Centre for Nursing & Midwifery, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Paulo Alves

Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Health, Institute of health Sciences, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal

Zena Moore

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Jan Kottner

Clinical Research Center for Hair and Skin Science Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Charité-Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany

Steven Smet

Clinical nurse specialist Wound care, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium

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