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

Congratulations Dr. Brecht Serraes!
06/06/2024 - by Anika Fourie
Congratulations Dr. Brecht Serraes!

SKINT member Brecht Serraes successfully defended his PhD on the 29th of May 2024.

His thesis centered around an important and relevant topic of: "Prevention of pressure ulcers. A multidimensional perspective on the use of reactive static air support surfaces in high-risk nursing home residents"

Congratulations Dr. Brecht!

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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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