EPUAP Masterclass 2019

3rd EPUAP Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment Masterclass 

Hosted by The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Ghent University, Ghent University Hospital, Charité-Universitätsmedizin and the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel.

Date: 13 – 15 March 2019
Location: The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

Chairs of the EPUAP Pressure Ulcer Masterclass 2019:
Prof. Zena Moore, The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
Prof. Dimitri Beeckman, University Centre for Nursing & Midwifery, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Dr. Jan Kottner, Clinical Research Center for Hair and Skin Science Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Charité-Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
Mr. Steven Smet, RN MSc, Clinical nurse specialist Wound care, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium

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)


Application deadline is 15th December 2018!

The programme includes:

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

More information can be found here.

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