Karen Campbell

President of ISTAP

Karen Campbell, the current President of ISTAP, is an adjunct faculty member for the Master’s of Clinical Science in Wound Healing at Western University in London ON Canada. In addition, she is an associate scientist at the Lawson Health Research Institute. She has functioned as an advanced practice nurse in wound and continence care, and is currently a student in the ostomy portion of the WOC-EP Program with NSWOCC (Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Canada, formerly CAET)

Karen was the co-chair of the RNAO BPG on Pressure Injuries and the Canadian BPG on Pressure Ulcer prevention and Treatment in the SCI populations. She has been a  member of the International Skin Tear Advisory Panel and Incontinence Associated Dermatitis International Best Practice Principles panel. Karen has a strong interest in skin health and frequently speaks and publishes on this topic.

1 blog from the author

Getting checked

Posted on 13.11.2018

New guidelines will help reduce burden of skin tears

Skin tears are a serious challenge, but we can improve care by raising awareness, collecting data and implementing prevention programmes.  Did you know that the skin is the largest organ in the body? It is also a vital barrier against infection. That is why it is so important to reduce the prevalence of skin tears […]

By Karen Campbell President of ISTAP