Enhancing Pressure Injury Prevention
Join us to hear from leading Global experts Prof Dimitri Beeckman and Prof Zena Moore who will present the latest evidence and best practice guidance for the prevention of Pressure Injuries.
Prof Dimitri Beeckman will discuss the prevention and management of Incontinence Associated Dermatitis followed by Prof Zena Moore who will provide an overview of the ‘SSKIN’ bundle and implementation into clinical practice. This will be followed by a discussion.
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Prof. Dimitri Beeckman is Professor of Nursing Science at Ghent University (Belgium) and Örebro University (Sweden). He is Visiting Professor at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Monash University (Australia) and the University of Southern Denmark. He is the President of European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP), the International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP) and a council member of the European Wound Management Association (EWMA). He is the Programme Director of the Masters in Nursing and Midwifery at Ghent University. He leads the Skin Integrity Research Group (SKINT) at Ghent University and the Swedish Centre for Skin and Wound Research (SCENTR) at Örebro University. He specialises in skin integrity research, clinical trials, education, implementation, instrument development and psychometrics. He is the author of over 150 scientific publications and has presented his research in more than 60 countries. He is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing, the Journal of Tissue Viability, International Journal of Nursing Studies Advances, Systematic Reviews and BMC Geriatrics. He holds international fellowships such as at Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing and at European Academy of Nursing Science.
Zena is a registered nurse, who holds a PhD, a Fellowship of the Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, an MSc in Wound Healing & Tissue Repair, an MSc in Leadership in Education, a postgraduate diploma in Wound Healing & Tissue Repair and a Diploma in Management. Zena is the Chair in Nursing at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), is Head of the School of Nursing & Midwifery at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and is Director of the Skin Wounds, and Trauma (SWaT) Research Centre at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Zena’s area of research interest is Wound Healing & Tissue Repair and she has published over 200 articles, guidelines, consensus documents and book chapters in this field. Zena is a trustee of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, where she is Chair of the Scientific Committee. Zena is an Honorary/Adjunct Professor at Ghent University, Cardiff University and Monash University.