EWMA Conference 2018

AISLeC

Italian Nurses' Cutaneous Wounds Association


Original Name:

Associazione Infermieristica per lo Studio delle Lesioni Cutanee (AISLeC)


Country:

Associazione Infermieristica per lo Studio delle Lesioni Cutanee (AISLeC)


Contact info and web site:


Name of President:

Rosa Rita Zortea


Executive Board/Council:

Stefanon Laura (Vice President)
Tesei Martina(Secretary)
Quartero Claudio (Treasurer)
Maniaci Vincenza
Pinelli Luigia
Moscatelli Annalisa
Allegretti Luciano
Arena Raimondo
Bellini Fabio
Vanzi Valentina


Cooperating Organisation board representative:

Valentina Vanzi



No. of Members:

Approx. 800


Year of foundation:

 


Main purpose/objective of the association:

To improve the quality of care provided to people with wounds.
To promote evidence based practices in wound prevention and management.


Journal:

Italian Journal of WOCN (IL WOUND CARE BASATO SULLE PROVE DI EFFICACIA)
4 issues/year


Education Contact:


Activities:

Hundreds of educational situations, also at University level
Participation at courses of more than 15,000 nurses and doctors
Publications in the main Italian newspapers, concerning Pressure Ulcers updated epidemiological data
Awards and merits at main Italian and Foreign dedicated Conferences
Specialised publications, technical advice for all workplaces throughout the health sector and a Professional Association in order to develop courses, protocols and local research
Multi-centre research about pressure and vascular ulcer prevalence
Clinical research, selected by Cochrane Educational meetings and technical advice for Wound Care Corporations
Introductory and improved awareness activities within Healthcare Institutions concerning pressure ulcers and their social significance
Best Practice dissemination
Membership with the more important international wound care societies