Welcome to the 22nd European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Annual Meeting website!

The EPUAP is monitoring the development of the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic and the impact on the healthcare systems and professionals in Europe and around the world.

The EPUAP 2020 annual meeting is going on as planned. We will keep you informed about any further developments.  Our priority remains the health and safety of our delegates, speakers, exhibitors and organisers. We remain committed to provide a scientific programme that will continue the education and knowledge exchange so necessary for healthcare professionals working with pressure ulcer prevention and treatment.

Stay safe and follow the recommendations of WHO and local governments!


 

The conference theme is:

FROM INNOVATION AND GUIDELINES, TO HIGH QUALITY CARE AND BETTER PATIENT OUTCOMES: A JOURNEY TO TRAVEL TOGETHER!

First announcement

is available HERE.

NEW DEADLINES

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Main topics:

  • What is new in mechanobiology, basic and clinical research?
  • What are recent innovations & advanced therapies in pressure ulcer prevention and treatment?
  • Why are pressure ulcers associated with quality of care and patient safety?
  • Focus on atypical wounds: differentiation, prevention and treatment?
  • The guideline journey: how to generate, summarise and implement trustworthy EBHC guidelines?
  • Pressure ulcer prevention across the continuum of care – focus on home care settings
  • How to integrate person centeredness into policy making and practice?
  • What are effective strategies for patient, informal carers and non- professional pressure ulcer education?
  • How can e- Health play a role in pressure ulcer prevention and management?

Conference venue

Clarion Congress Hotel Prague

Freyova 33

190 00 Prague

Czech Republic

More about Prague
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Local organising committee

Conference chair: Andrea Pokorná, Masaryk University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Brno

Petra Búřilová, Masaryk University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Brno

Dana Dolanová, Masaryk University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Brno

Silvie Doubravská, Masaryk University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Brno

Michal Hájek, Ostrava University, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ostrava

Jitka Klugarová, Czech Health Research Council, Prague

Miroslav Klugar, Masaryk University, Faculty of Medicine, Czech National Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation

Lenka Krupová, Faculty Hospital Ostrava, Department of Dermatology, Ostrava

Michal Pospíšil, Masaryk University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Brno

Lenka Rydvalová, Masaryk University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Brno

Alice Strnadová, Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic, Department of Nursing and Non-medical Professions, Prague

Jan Stryja, Salvatella, s.r.o., Třinec

Simona Saibertová, Masaryk University, Brno

 

 


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