Award Gallery

Every year the EAUN Chair hands out Best Poster Presentation Awards and the Prize for the Best EAUN Nursing Research Project Plan.  The awards are a vital acknowledgement of the fact that the international urological nursing community is progressive and continues to push the level of clinical practice in urology nursing today.

2018 Award Winners

 

First Prize for the Best EAUN Poster Presentation

R. McConkey, C. Holborn 

University Hospital Galway, Urology Department, Galway, Ireland; Sheffield Hallam University, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Sheffield, United Kingdom

With the poster “Exploring the lived experience of gay men with prostate cancer: A phenomenological study

– Handed out by Mr. R. Haeckel (AMGEN)


 

Second Prize for Best EAUN Poster Presentation

P.B. Svankjær, A. Holm Jensen, T. Søndergaard Sørensen, H. Haslund-Thomsen

Aalborg University Hospital, Clinical Nursing Research Unit, Department of Urology, Aalborg, Denmark

With the poster “Grit in the waterworks – patient experiences of living with stones in the upper urinary tract

– Handed out by Mr. R. Haeckel (AMGEN)


 

Third Prize for the Best EAUN Poster Presentation

J. Avlastenok, K. Rud,  H. Køppen, L. Wendt-Johansen, H. Wested, P. Busch Østergren

Herlev Hospital, Department of Urology, Herlev, Denmark

With the poster: “Quality of life of spouses living with men undergoing androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer

– Handed out by Mr. R. Haeckel (AMGEN)


 

Prize for the Best EAUN Research Project Plan Presentation

V. Decalf, R. Pieters, K. Everaert, M. Petrovic, W. Bower

Ghent University Hospital, Belgium; Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia

With the Nursing Research Project: “Prevalence, incidence and associated factors of nocturia on the ward

– Handed out by Mr. S. Terzoni (EAUN Chair)


 

 

2017 Award Winners

 

©2017 Edwin van Wijk

– Handed out by S. Terzoni

First prize for Best EAUN Poster Presentation
Schmidt M.L.K., Midtgaard J., Ragle A-M., Avlastenok J., Sønksen J., Østergren P. (Copenhagen, Herlev, Denmark)
For the poster: ‘Transition from hospital-based supervised exercise to unsupervised exercise in the community: Experiences from men with prostate cancer’


 

©2017 Edwin van Wijk

– Handed out by S. Terzoni

Second Prize for Best EAUN Poster Presentation
Newman D.K., O’Connor C., Clark L (Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, Milwaukee, Philadelphia, United States of America)
For the poster: ’Is re-use of intermittent urethral catheters safe and preferred? Real world data from the United States


 

©2017 Edwin van Wijk

– Handed out by S. Terzoni to M. Schmidt who accepted the prize on behalf of J. Avlastenok

Third prize for Best EAUN Poster Presentation
Avlastenok J., Rud K., Køppen H., Føns F., Østergren P. (Herlev, Denmark)
For the poster: ‘A descriptive study of experienced burden by spouses living with men undergoing androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer


 

©2017 Edwin van Wijk

From left to right: J. Bloos and E. Offringa, who accepted the prize on behalf of E. Van Muilekom, and M. Aberg Hakansson (WELLSPECT)

Prize for the Best EAUN Nursing Research Project – March 2017
E. Van Muilekom, S. Horenblas, S. Ottenhof, J. Kieffer (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
For the paper: ‘Quality of life in penile cancer patients: a survey of patient reported outcomes’


 

– Handed out by M. Aberg Hakansson (WELLSPECT)

Prize for the Best EAUN Nursing Research Project – September 2016
R.N. Knudsen, E. Grainger, M. Svejstrup, B. Jensen, H. Kruse Larsen, J. Bjerggaard Jensen (Aarhus, Denmark)
For the paper: ‘Quality Assurance Project: Nephrostomy catheters and bandages


The Best EAUN Nursing Research Project Prizes were supported with an educational grant from Wellspect HealthCare.

 

 

2016 Award Winners

 

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


 

During the General Assembly of the EAUN on 14 March 2016, 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)

From left: Ronny Pieters (Belgium), Lawrence Drudge-Coates (Past EAUN Chair), Karin Stenzelius (Sweden), Jerome Marley (Ireland)