Welcome to the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel & Société Française de l’Escarre Joint Annual Meeting 2019!


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It is a great pleasure to announce the 2019 Annual Meeting of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel will be joint meeting together with Société Française de l’Escarre.

The conference will take place in Lyon, France between 18 -20 September 2019.


The conference theme is:

Pressure ulcer prevention without frontiers



  • Pressure ulcer pathology – what can we learn from research
  • Emerging technologies and early pressure ulcer detection:
  • Identifying patients at risk – linking theory with practice
  • Guidelines to inform pressure ulcer prevention – the work of the 2019 GGG
  • Personalised pressure ulcer patient care pathways
  • Overcoming barriers to pressure ulcer prevention – learning from the experience across different countries
  • Special populations and pressure ulcer prevention  - focussed on palliative care
  • The impact of education on pressure ulcer prevention and management: the patient and the healthcare team
  • Pain management and pressure ulcer prevention
  • Patient safety and advocacy for pressure ulcer prevention
  • Pressure ulcers as key performance indicators: what are the implications for PU care?
  • Pressure ulcer prevention among the younger population
  • Prevention of pressure ulcers complications
  • Pressure ulcer prevention and care in West African countries
  • Telemedicine and pressure ulcer prevention – striving for no frontiers


Tuesday 17 September:
16:00 - 19:00 Pre-registration

18 and 19 September:
08:00 - 18:00
Scientific Programme, Exhibition

20 September:
09:00 - 12:30
Scientific Programme, Exhibition
13:30 - 17:30
French Scientific Programme



Cité Centre de Congrés Lyon
50 Quai Charles de Gaulle
69463 Lyon cedex 06

The quality of the EPUAP 2019 Scientific programme has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and assigned 13 European CME credits.
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