Submit a Difficult Case

Puzzled by an unusual case? Share your insights, join the EAUN’s ‘Difficult Case’ Session

Urology nurses encounter challenging or ‘difficult cases’ in daily clinical practice, prompting them to look for innovative ways in order to provide optimal patient care.

To fulfil the EAUN’s goal to share insights and best practices, we invite you to join the “Difficult Case” Session in Copenhagen, one of the well-attended sessions and highlights in the Scientific Programme of the annual International EAUN Meeting.

With invited experts and an international audience, this dynamic and unique session aims to come up with fresh perspectives and nursing approaches through an interactive format.

Submission is open from 1 July 2017 – 1 December 2017 (0.00 hour).

What are we looking for

We are looking for difficult or unusual, interesting cases on a topic relevant to urology, continence nursing or a related field. From the contributors who submitted, the EAUN will select the 5 best cases. The jury will not only look for ‘solved’ cases but are also open to unresolved but interesting cases.

Submission

  • Send the submission form with your case and the patient consent form to the EAUN by email: eaun@uroweb.org

Deadline

  • Submission deadline: 1 December 2017.
  • All submitters will be informed by email on: 22 December.

Free registration

Those who submitted the 5 best cases (as decided by the jury) will be granted a free registration for the 18th International EAUN Meeting in London and will be invited to present their case in 10 minutes during a workshop.

Free EAUN Membership

All submitters of Difficult Cases that meet the criteria and are not yet an EAUN member will be granted free membership of the European Association of Urology Nurses (EAUN) for one year.

Jury

The cases will be evaluated by an expert jury. Jury members are:

  • Ronny Pieters, Ghent, Belgium (Urology Nurse)
  • Eva Wallace, Dublin, Ireland (Urology Nurse)
  • Helen Forristal, Dublin, Ireland (Urology Nurse Practitioner, sub-specialisation in uro-oncology)
  • Steen Walter, Odense, Denmark (Professor in Urology)
  • Françoise Picard, Bordeaux, France (Head Nurse Dept. of Urology)