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SKIN INTEGRITY RESEARCH GROUP (SKINT)

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

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

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Prof. Beeckman - visiting professor at the University of Sao Paolo Brazil
17/02/2024 - by Anika Fourie
Prof. Beeckman - visiting professor at the University of Sao Paolo Brazil

As a visiting professor at the University of Sao Paolo Brazil, Dimitri’s visit in March will be a blend of teaching, collaborating, and networking. Coupled with postgraduate teaching, he is setting up research collaborations between the SKINT research group at Ghent University, the Swedish Centre for Skin and Wound Research (SCENTR) at Örebro University, and the USP School of Nursing. He will be meeting clinical partners, and, most importantly, contributing to the academic culture in nursing and wound research more specifically.

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Prof. Beeckman presenting at the 3rd Confederación Multidisciplinaria Latinoamericana de Heridas, Estomas e Incontinencia - International Congress in Costa Rica.
17/11/2023 - by Anika Fourie
Prof. Beeckman presenting at the 3rd Confederación Multidisciplinaria Latinoamericana de Heridas, Estomas e Incontinencia - International Congress in Costa Rica.

During this congress 16-18 November, Prof. Dimitri Beeckman contributed as a guest speaker, addressing the challenges in the prevention and treatment of skin lesions resulting from incontinence and delving into the health-economic impact of wounds at local, national, and global levels. Congratulations on a great conference!

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