EPUAP 2024

24th Annual Meeting of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel

About the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP)

The “European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel” was created in London in December 1996 to lead and support all European countries in the efforts to prevent and treat pressure ulcers. At its inaugural meeting in London in December 1996, which included experts from many European countries, the group of over twenty agreed their mission statement and the initial Executive Board and Trustees.

EPUAP 2024

Pressure ulcers: THE CLOCK IS TICKING! It’s time to:

  • Focus on multidisciplinary and differential diagnosis
  • Understand pressure ulcer aetiology
  • Individualize pressure ulcer prevention : early identification of the risk factors and implementation of care plans
  • Undertake pressure ulcer prevalence and incidence as quality of care and patient safety indicators
  • Avoid device-related pressure ulcers in clinical setting
  • Involve patients, families and caregivers in the prevention of pressure ulcers in the community
  • Educate healthcare professionals, patients, families and caregivers
  • Integrate artificial intelligence and new technologies in pressure ulcer prevention and treatment
  • Move forward and rehabilitate (rehabilitation and neurorehabilitation)
  • Prevent pressure ulcers in patients with comorbidities and rare diseases
  • Innovate in pressure ulcer treatment
  • Talk about cost effectiveness of pressure ulcer prevention
  • Consider the impact of the 2025 Guidelines

Abstract Submission

There are 16 categories to choose from and you are encouraged to submit abstracts from both research and practice areas. Submission deadline extended to 31 May 2024

Find out more here

More information relating to the conference will be added soon or if you have a question, please get in touch with office@epuap.org