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This award will recognize an individual or clinical team for creating and sustaining a program designed to prevent skin damage. The winning program will be broad in scope and address not only pressure ulcer prevention, but other types of skin injury such as: Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis (IAD) prevention, skin tear prevention, and/or adhesive trauma prevention.


Please Click here to download a copy of the 2020 Safe Skin Award Rules

This award was developed by 3M’s Medical Solutions Division in cooperation with the WOCN® Society. The award is funded by an unrestricted educational grant from 3M to the WOCN® Society. The grant will provide financial support for an individual or a maximum of 4 members of a skin care team to attend the annual WOCNext conference.