EPUAP Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment Masterclass

Ghent University
dinsdag, 14 maart 2017 - donderdag, 16 maart 2017

1st EUROPEAN PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION AND TREATMENT MASTERCLASS

Hosted by University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery (Ghent University, Belgium) and European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP)

Dates: 14 - 16 March 2017

Location: Gent, Belgium

Chairs of the masterclass:

Prof. dr. Dimitri Beeckman (Gent University)

Mr. Steven Smet (Gent University Hospital)

Admission through application only (limited places available)

Main topics will include:

- Etiology 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)

The programme will include  lectures by international renowned pressure ulcer experts, workshops, guided tour in the woundcare department, complex case discussions, group work.

More information: http://pressureulcermaster.org/