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2020 Annual Conference

Join us on Sharpening Our View on Pressure Injury!

 Export to Your Calendar 2/27/2020 to 2/28/2020
When: February 27 -28, 2020
Where: The Westin Galleria Houston
5060 West Alabama
Houston, Texas  77056
United States
Contact: Emily Clifford
(978) 364-5130

Online registration is available until: 2/27/2020
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Annual Conference        

We invite you to join us for the 2020 Annual NPIAP Conference - Sharpening Our View on Pressure Injury at the Westin Houston Galleria in Houston, TX on February 27-28, 2020. The NPIAP Planning Committee have recruited some of the best speakers from the industry. 

Target Audience:
Any student or professional working in the field of pressure injuries.





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Overall Learning Objectives:

o   Compare and contrast new evidence in pressure injury prevention

o   Explore the concepts of skin integrity impairment and avoidability of pressure injury

Track 1 Objectives:

o   Examine significant changes to the 2019 guideline on prevention and treatment of pressure injury

o   Describe methods to implement the guideline in various settings

Track 2 Objectives: 

o   Analyze the concept of skin failure

o   Examine the concept of avoidable and unavoidable pressure injury, especially in the very high-risk patient


Planning Committee Chairs:

Joyce Black, PhD, RN, FAAN

Lee Ruotsi, MD, ABWMS, CWS-P, UHM


Pre-Conference Symposium:

Click here for the Pre-Conference Symposium Agenda  

Join us for this 3.5 hour event at the MD Anderson Medical Center, where we will focus on Root Cause Analysis, the NPIAP RCA tool, and the pitfalls in RCA processes. 

Root Cause Analysis—Putting Tools in Your Toolbox
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
MD Anderson Medical Center
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Learning Objectives:

o   Describe the basis of the steps of root cause analysis

o   Use several systematic processes to conduct a root cause analysis on a given cases of pressure injury development

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