Thu., Apr. 15 | Virtually

Global Skin Tear Summit

Hear from content experts from around the world during a half-day Global Skin Tear Summit on updates for current practices in 2021.
Registration is Closed
Global Skin Tear Summit

Time & Location

Apr. 15, 8:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. EDT
Virtually

About the Event

Learn from content experts from around the world during a half-day Global Skin Tear Summit on updates for current practices in 2021.

Registration

Registration is FREE and open to everyone. All ISTAP Members will be able to access the recordings of each conference sessions after the conference through a members-only area of the main www.skintears.org website.

Register for the conference now at www.ISTAPGlobal.com. Want to join as an ISTAP Member? Visit www.skintears.org to join for free today!

Global Skin Tear Summit Website

The Global Skin Tear Summit will be held entirely virtually on a conference website complete with a virtual exhibit hall to visit conference sponsors’ booths and a virtual ISTAP Café to interact with ISTAP board members and other attendees. All sessions will be shown via a single Zoom Webinar link.

0800-0805

Welcome and Introduction

Prof. Dimitri Beeckman, PhD, MSc, BSc, PGDip (Ed)

Ghent University (Belgium) and Örebro University (Sweden)

0805-0820

Global Burden of Skin Tears

Mrs. Gulnaz Tariq, RN, (PAK) Post Grad, BSc, IIWCC, MSc Skin Integrity

WUWHS President, UAE

0820-0840

Skin tear development and risk factors explained

Dr. Kevin Woo, PhD, RN, NSWOC, WOCC(C), FAPWCA

Queens University, Canada

0840-0855

The classification of skin tears with the ISTAP classification tool: new evidence supporting international use

Prof. Dimitri Beeckman, PhD, MSc, BSc, PGDip (Ed)

Ghent University (Belgium) and Örebro University (Sweden)

0855-0920

Managing Complex Skin tears and Treatment of skin tears in patients with anticoagulants

Dr. Kimberly LeBlanc, PhD, RN, WOCC (C), NSWOC, IIWCC

Canadian Wound Ostomy Continence Institute, Canada

0920-1000

Health Break

Visit Virtual Exhibit Hall & Virtual Café

1000-1020

Education as a core strategy to increase skin tear awareness: tips and tricks

Mrs. Samantha Holloway, MSc, CertEd, RN, FHEA

Cardiff University School of Medicine, United Kingdom

1020-1035

Culturally adapting best practice guidelines, the Brazilian experience

Prof. Vera Santos, PhD, ETN (stoma wound & continence care nursing)

University of São Paulo, Brazil

1035-1050

Breaking walls between skin conditions: the concept of skin frailty explained and introduction of a new best practice document

Dr. Karen Campbell, PhD, MScN, RN, NSWOC

University of Western Ontario, Canada

1050-1100

Reflection and closure

ISTAP Strategic Plan 2020 – 2023

Prof. Dimitri Beeckman, PhD, MSc, BSc, PGDip (Ed)

Ghent University (Belgium) and Örebro University (Sweden)

1100-11:45

Visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall and join the Virtual Café with ISTAP Board members

Schedule


  • 5 minutes

    Welcome and Introduction


  • 15 minutes

    Global Burden of Skin Tears

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