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NPUAP Call for Poster Abstracts: Deadline October 1, 2012

The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) invites you to submit an abstract for a poster presentation at our 13th National Biennial Conference scheduled for February 22-23, 2013 in The Woodlands (Houston), Texas.  The top 4 poster presenters will be asked to provide a brief oral presentation during the conference’s general session. The deadline to submit abstracts is October 1, 2012.  Applicants will be notified of the status of their abstract’s acceptance by November 1, 2012. Please click on the … Read More…

Have Your Patients Been Asking About “Bedsores”?

Consumer Reports discussed “Bedsores” along with 7 other “things that should never happen in a hospital” in the August 2012 issue of the magazine. The reader is told that “while there is never an excuse of operating on the wrong body part, there are several less dramatic events that also should never occur” including pressure ulcers. “Bedsores”,  as they are called in the article, is number one on the list. Here is what they said… “These painful wounds, usually on … Read More…

NPUAP Upcoming Webinar – Pressure Ulcer Documentation: Telling a Complete, Accurate and Legally Defensible Story

Stay tuned for more information for NPUAP’s Live webinar entitled Pressure Ulcer Documentation: Telling a Complete, Accurate and Legally Defensible Story presented by Dr. Joyce Black and Dr. Diane Langemo on July 19 at 2:00 PM EDT.

Save the Date for the 2013 NPUAP Biennial Conference

Please save the date for the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel’s (NPUAP) 2013 Biennial Conference scheduled for February 22-23 (Fri-Sat), 2013, at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott in The Woodlands (Houston), Texas. Make plans now to attend this important pressure ulcer conference focused on DEEP TISSUE INJURY: The State of the Science. Stay tuned for more details and registration information in the next few months.