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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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25/10/2023 - by Anika Fourie

Have a look! The International Skin Tear Advisory Panel and the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care are hosting this free webinar in lieu of creating awareness regarding skin tears.

Registration at: https://bit.ly/3FqBgev

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Prof. Dimitri Beeckman was inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing!
07/10/2023 - by Anika Fourie
Prof. Dimitri Beeckman was inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing!

Congratulations, Dimitri! This is a high-level recognition to selected nurse leaders within academia, education, research and practice globally. At SKINT we are honoured to have you leading our research group. A true inspiration to many.

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A captive audience at the 2023 Nordic Conference in Nursing Research - Reykjavik, Iceland
04/10/2023 - by Anika Fourie
A captive audience at the 2023 Nordic Conference in Nursing Research - Reykjavik, Iceland

Keynote speaker, Professor Dimitri Beeckman, shared his experience with developing and sustaining an international nursing research group, representing the Skin Integrity Research Group (SKINT) at Ghent University, Belgium and the Swedish Centre for Skin and Wound Research (SCENTR) at Örebro University, Sweden. #leadership #collaboration #internationalisation.

The consequent presentation focused on the pragmatic RCT as a methodological approach in nursing research.

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