Traditionally handed out at the International EAUN Meeting, the awards are a vital acknowledgement of the fact that the international urological nursing community is progressive and continues to push the limits of what is known to mankind today. Also this year the awards were handed out on Monday at the Awards Session during the 17th International EAUN Meeting in Munich.
Here are the deserved winners of the Best Poster Presentation Awards:
1st Prize Best Poster Awards winner Mattia Boarin (Milan, Italy) (middle) with newly installed EAUN Chair Stefano Terzoni (Italy) and Daniela Niepel (AMGEN) (right)
Poster 8: The early implementation of oral diet in patients undergoing radical cystectomy improves postoperative outcomes. By: Boarin M.1, Rancoita P.M.V.2, Crescenti A.1, D’Onghia R.3, Gianandrea E.3, Villa G.
Second Prize Best Poster Awards winner Franziska Geese (Berne, Switzerland) (middle) with newly installed EAUN Chair Stefano Terzoni (Italy) and Daniela Niepel (AMGEN)
Poster 11: Changing perspective! Patients with prostate cancer and their partners giving an insight into their experiences of disease and optimal potential of an advanced practice nurse counselling support program in Switzerland. By: Geese F.1, Willener R.1, Zehnder S.1, Spichiger E.2
Third Prize Best Poster Awards winner L. Balin (Karmiel, Israel) (no picture available)
Poster 16: Choice and insertion of the urinary catheter: Comparison of urology vs internal medicine department nurses. By: Balin L.
The poster prizes were supported with an educational grant from AMGEN
This year, during the General Assembly of the EAUN on 14 March, three 15-year members were honoured with a certificate of acknowledgement: Ronny Pieters from Belgium, Karin Stenzelius from Sweden and Jerome Marley from Ireland (below)