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Global "A World Without Skin Tears" day: 28 April 2022
25/03/2022 - by Anika Fourie
Global "A World Without Skin Tears" day: 28 April 2022

The International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP) fosters the idea of combining education, research and stakeholder involvement with the aim to optimize patient quality care. Registration details for the Global "A World Without Skin Tears" awareness day.

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CARE4 International Scientific Nursing and Midwifery Conference 2022
09/02/2022 - by Anika Fourie
CARE4 International Scientific Nursing and Midwifery Conference 2022

Several SKINT members presented their work at this conference. The theme of this year's online conference was "Technology in healthcare and education".

Prof. Beeckman opened the conference with a keynote address and chaired several sessions.

Knaerke Soegaard (Denmark) gave insights regarding the scoping review done regarding 'Pressure ulcer prevention in transition from hospital to home for individuals with spinal cord injury.

Charlotte Raepsaet (Belgium) received positive comments on her poster presentation about "Integrating sensor technology in disposable body-worn absorbent products" and Anika Fourie (Belgium) presented the work done regarding "Skincare considerations for the patient in the prone position".

https://care4-2022.org/

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Global "A World Without Skin Tears" day: 28 April 2022
09/02/2022 - by Anika Fourie
Global "A World Without Skin Tears" day: 28 April 2022

The International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP) fosters the idea of combining education, research and stakeholder involvement with the aim to optimize patient quality care. Registration details for theGlobal "A World Without Skin Tears" day.

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21/01/2022 - by Anika Fourie

EWMA – European Wound Management Association and the International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP) host a two-part webinar series in January and March 2022.

The first webinar takes place on Zoom on 21 January 2022 at 14.00 (CET).

Registration is free. Sign up here!

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STOP PRESSURE ULCERS - 18 November 2021
05/11/2021 - by Anika Fourie
STOP PRESSURE ULCERS - 18 November 2021

The Skin Integrity Research Group supports the STOP PRESSURE ULCERS initiative – this year the event is on the 18th of November. The European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel(EPUAP) started this global initiative and encourages the awareness of PRESSURE ULCERS to the public, clinicians and policy makers. Please follow their website for more information, materials and how you can get involved to spread the message.https://www.epuap.org/stop-pressure-ulcers/

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