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Invitation to MasterClass free of charge

Participate in a MasterClass on pressure ulcer prevention at
Health & Rehab Scandinavia

How will we ever be able to thank all of you who have been working in the front line with COVID-19 patients? 

At Danish Care, we decided to use the Health & Rehab fair to give you all a large pat on the back by offering a masterclass with no less than Prof. Dimitri Beekmann & his PhD Student Anika Fourie, in which they will pick up on the latest considerations regarding the prevention of pressure ulcers and especially prevention in COVID patients in prone position. To guide you through the class, we have Bo Jørgensen from the Wound Healing Centre at Bispebjerg Hospital, who will ensure a focus on the Danish perspective.
Please mark November 16th in your calendars in order to receive our recognition for your major effort.


13:00 Welcome by Morten Rasmussen, Danish.Care

13.05 Introduction to today’s Masterclass, Bo Jørgensen, Danish Wound Healing Society

13:15 Prof.  Dr. Dimitri Beeckman. Pressure Ulcers and Skin Health in Vulnerable Populations: A Summary of the Latest Research and Tips and Tricks for Translation into High Quality Patient Care

14:00 PhD Student Anika Fourie. Practical Guidance: Preventing Tissue Damage in Patients in the Prone Position

14:30 Discussion and panel debate, facilitated by Bo Jørgensen,Danish Wound Healing Society

15:25 Concluding remarks

15.30 End of program

Venue: Bella Center Copenhagen, Center Boulevard 5, 2300 Copenhagen, Seminar room C1-M5

Registration free of charge for MasterClass here

Health & Rehab Scandinavia is organised by Danish.Care in collaboration with
numerous partners and is the leading Scandinavian trade fair for assistive
technology, rehabilitation, welfare technology, healthcare and hospital equipment.

Danish.Care is Denmark’s trade organisation for assistive and welfare technology. We work with and for the Danish welfare industry and with all of the industry’s and the welfare society’s stakeholders and partners.

Meet the Key-note speakers

Dimitri Beckann, Prof. Dr.

Prof. Dimitri Beeckman 
is a Professor of Skin Integrity and Clinical Nursing at Ghent University (Belgium). He holds visiting professorships at Örebro University (Sweden), University of Surrey (UK), Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (Ireland), Monash University (Australia), and University of Southern Denmark (Denmark). He is an expert in skin integrity research, clinical trials and instrument development and validation. He authored over 120 scientific publications in international peer-reviewed journals. 

Anika Fourie

Anika Fourie is a PhD student at Ghent University, Belgium.
She has a critical care nursing background and is a qualified wound care specialist (M.Sc. Clinical Skin Integrity & Wound Management, univ. Hertfordshire, UK) from South Africa.

For 11 years she worked in the industry sector, with responsibilities.

Bo Jørgensen

Bo Jørgensen
Chief physician and responsible for dissertations at the Wound Healing Centre at Bispebjerg Hospital. 


Health & Rehab Scandinavia

Blekinge Boulevard 2
DK-2630 Taastrup

Forskerparken 10E23
DK-5230 Odense M
Tel +45 3254 2425
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Organizer of the fair

Opening hours

16 - 18 November 2021
Tuesday - Wednesday 9am - 5pm, Thursday at 9am - 3pm

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