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2020 Annual Conference

Join us on Sharpening Our View on Pressure Injury!

2/27/2020 to 2/28/2020
When: February 27 -28, 2020; Pre Conference Symposium February 26 at 1pm
Where: The Westin Galleria Houston
5060 West Alabama
Houston, Texas  77056
United States
Contact: Emily Clifford
+1 (978) 364-5130

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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:  THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

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

MD Anderson Duncan Building
1155 Pressler Street
Houston, TX 77030
Conf. Room – CPB 8th Floor (Rms 1-3)

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


Event Supporters

Thank you for your generous support!

Abbott Nutrition

Platinum Sponsor


Platinum Sponsor


Smith & Nephew

Platinum Sponsor 


Platinum Sponsor

3M + KCI 

Silver Sponsor



Silver Sponsor

CEU Credit Information

Category 1
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this enduring material for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nurse CE
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for nurses. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CDR (Dietitian)
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).Registered Dietitian Nutritionists(RDNs) and Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTRs) will receive continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program/material. (Codes 3090, 5000, 5380, 5410)
Note: This program has been approved for CPEU credit for the Commission on Dietetic Registration.If your State requires licensure, please contact your Department of Health for licensure CPEU credits.
Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health SciencesContinuing Education (HSCE) and National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP).Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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