World Wide Pressure Ulcer Prevention Day – November 19, 2015

November 16, 2015    |   By: Calevir

November 19, 2015: History of Pressure Ulcers and Wound Care: Past, Present, & Future
The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) is proud to announce that World Wide Pressure Ulcer Prevention Day will be November 19, 2015. The objective of World Wide Pressure Ulcer Prevention Day is to increase national awareness for pressure ulcer prevention and to educate the public on this topic. NPUAP has developed an extensive media materials package appropriate for all healthcare settings and organizations. This free material is available here.

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