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The 3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety will recognize an individual or clinical team for creating and sustaining a program designed to prevent skin damage.  The program will be broad in scope and address not only pressure injury prevention, skin tear prevention and/or adhesive trauma prevention but other types of skin injury such as Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis (IAD) prevention, Medical Adhesive Related Skin Injury (MARSI) and Medical Device Related Pressure Injury (MDRPI).

The successful application team, up to 4 applicants, will receive free registration to WOCNext® 2021 and the program will be recognized during a symposium at WOCNext® 2021: A Virtual WOW Experience with the WOCN® Society and Relias, June 24 - 26, 2021.

Please Click here to download a copy of the 2021 Safe Skin Award Rules

This award was developed by 3M Health Care Medical Solution Division in cooperation with the WOCN® Society. The award is funded by unrestricted sponsorship funds from 3M to the WOCN® Society. .