University Centre forNursing and Midwifery


Generating and implementing evidence- based woundcare and skin integrity prevention and treatment in healthcare 

SKINT team

PuClas4 is a new e-learning tool about pressure ulcers and incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD). Access to the tool is granted after online registration. 

Access to PuClas4

recent news

EPUAP 2023 Conference - Leeds, UK
13/09/2023 - by Anika Fourie
EPUAP 2023 Conference - Leeds, UK

The School of Health Sciences at Örebro University and the SKINT research group at Universiteit Gent have again been very active on the international scene. It was a pleasure to see our talented researchers presenting their work at the Annual EPUAP - European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel conference in Leeds 🇬🇧! We presented about transdisciplinary collaboration in woundcare, leadership, smart technologies, trials, diversity and skin tones, patient proning education, patients with spinal cord injuries, etc.

Our ProneTect international project was awarded the 2023 Excellence in Education Award! Congratulations to Anika Fourie! 💐

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A big thank you to all national and international friends and colleagues for their continuing support!

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Pressure Ulcer Prevention for Spinal Cord Injury Patients
28/08/2023 - by Anika Fourie
Pressure Ulcer Prevention for Spinal Cord Injury Patients

Knaerke Soegaard, SKINT member and PhD candidate developed an information leaflet on pressure ulcer prevention for spinal cord injury patients in collaboration with important stakeholders in the Danish community. [Tryksårsalliancen - Danish translation available] . Congratulations on this important work!

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