Regional Director - Europe
BSc. (Nursing) MSc. (Nursing and Midwifery) Post Graduate Infection Control
Clinical Nurse Specialist Wound Care and Pressure Ulcer Control, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
Steven Smet worked for 2 years in the intensive care unit where after he started as the coordinator and team leader of the wound care center at the Ghent University hospital. He performs together with his team bedside and ambulatory wound care consultations and is responsible for implementing new guidelines and recent scientific evidence to update and improve clinical practice. Since 2012, Steven is also chairman of the pressure ulcer committee in the Ghent University Hospital. Education, in- and externally, is an important part of his workload and Steven is a member of the board of the EduWond wound care teaching platform in Belgium.
Steven also serves on the Education and Research Committee for ISTAP.
Steven is strongly motivated to use, but also to improve, his knowledge and experience on an international level. Since 2016 he’s a trustee in the board of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel and as a trustee, he’s the chairman of the educational committee and co-chair of the EPUAP European masterclass.