The AAWC Hosts Pressure Ulcer Summit February 8-9, 2019 Protection Status
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January 15, 2019 – The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) will host the 2019 Pressure Ulcer Summit (PrU Summit) on February 8 and 9, 2019 at the Westin Atlanta Airport Hotel. The Summit will be preceded by the workshop, “PrU Prevention Programs: Justify, Quantify, Strategize,” on February 7.

Using a new paradigm, where bedside experiences inform bench research, the PrU Summit agenda will follow a patient through the pressure ulcer management process while integrating research findings to provide a fully informed treatment algorithm.

This highly interactive program will leverage the combined knowledge of clinician and researcher participants for a deeper understanding of pressure ulcer problems.

The pre-Summit workshop will provide essential knowledge needed to maximize success of pressure ulcer prevention programs, with a focus on breaking through the barriers of culturally held norms, monitoring meaningful metrics, and institutionally prioritizing the programs by administrators, clinicians, and stakeholders. The workshop is ideal for Quality Improvement Specialists, Hospital and Facility Administrators, CNOs, Program Directors, Clinicians, and Skin Champion Team members.

The workshop and Summit are approved for continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, and physical therapists.

To learn more and register, visit Registration closes January 31, 2019.

About the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC)
The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) is the largest non-profit, interdisciplinary wound care organization in the United States and is focused on education, public policy, and the application of evidence-based wound care practice. Conceived in 1995, the mission of the AAWC is to advance the care of people with and at risk for wounds. For more information, visit

The views and opinions expressed in this blog are solely those of the author, and do not represent the views of WoundSource, Kestrel Health Information, Inc., its affiliates, or subsidiary companies.

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