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

07/05/2024 - by Anika Fourie

We are beyond proud to announce that Prof. Dimitri Beeckman will become the President of the European Wound Management Association (EWMA) in 2025!

Sincere congratulations from your SKINT research team on this wonderful achievement, We look forward to your inauguration in 2025. Excellent choice, EWMA • European Wound Management Association board and council members!

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06/05/2024 - by Anika Fourie

The SKINT research group contributed to the 2024 EWMA conference with presentations, keynote sessions and workshops. Various topics were discussed e.g., clinical reasoning, nutrition in wound care, health economics, pressure ulcers, educational strategies, nurse leadership in wound care and, skin tears by Dimitri Beeckman, Tim Torsy, Steven Smet and Anika Fourie. Research, Education, and collaboration = key to improve patient care.

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