Save the dates and join us at the next EPUAP Annual Meeting in Lyon!

The next conference will take place in Lyon, France, 18 - 20 September 2019.
The conference theme is: Pressure ulcer prevention without frontiers
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EPUAP 2018 Photo Gallery

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The conference theme:

Interdisciplinary teamwork and technological innovations: A winning approach to pressure ulcer management





  • Innovations in pressure ulcer prevention and treatment
  • Multidisciplinary approach in pressure ulcer prevention and treatment
  • Neonatal and peadiatric pressure ulcer management
  • Incontinence-associated dermatitis
  • Negative pressure wound therapy
  • Biomechanics and aetiology
  • Telemedicine for remote pressure ulcer management consultations
  • Public and patient involvement in pressure ulcer prevention and treatment
  • Role of nutrition in pressure ulcer prevention and treatment
  • Dermatological, plastic, reconstructive surgery for pressure ulcers
  • Medical device related pressure ulcers
  • Repositioning for pressure ulcer prevention
  • Dressing and dermal substitutes selection



  • EPUAP - Roma Race, an exciting fundraising programme
  • EPUAP Lunch with experts, a unique opportunity to raise your questions
  • Garden EPUAP Class: Wound Care and Environment, the first open-air EPUAP course
  • A Roman Lesson for EPUAP: Ancient art and wound care, a focus on the history of wound care

EPUAP 2018 Local Organising Committee 

Guido Ciprandi, EPUAP 2018 Chair, Bambino Gesu' Children's Hospital

Charlie Beetham, Skin Care Team, Bambino Gesu' Children's Hospital

Marco Cavallini, University of Rome, "La Sapienza"

Serena Crucianelli, Skin Care Team, Bambino Gesu' Children's Hospital

Valentina Dini, SIRTES President

Corrado M Durante, ISPeW Executive Member

Paolo Persichetti, Head Plastic Surgery Unit, University of Rome "Campus Biomedico"

Francesco Petrella, AIUC President

Maria Ida Rizzo, Bambino Gesu' Children's Hospital

Marco Romanelli, WUWHS President

Luigino Santecchia, Bambino Gesù' Children's Hospital, Division of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery

Valentina Vanzi, Skin Care Team, Gesu' Children's Hospital

Mario Zama, Head Plastic Surgery Unit, Bambino Gesu' Children's Hospital

Rosa Rita Zortea, AISLeC President


Conference venue

Angelicum University Congress Center,

Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas
Largo Angelicum 1
00184, Rome