The Faculty of Nursing (FKep) of Hasanuddin University held a webinar entitled “Top Scientist Webinar Series” with the theme “A New Approach to Eradicate Hard to Heal Wounds Through Bioengineering Nursing Science”.

The activity that brought Prof. Dr Gojiro Nakagami (University of Tokyo, Japan) will take place starting at 16.00 WITA online via the Zoom meeting application, Friday (17/06).

Starting the activity, the Deputy Dean for Academics, Research and Innovation, Syahrul Said, S.Kep., Ns., M.Kes., Ph.D. explained that bioengineering nursing is a new thing, especially in Indonesia. So that this webinar has an important meaning for the Unhas academic community, especially the Faculty of Nursing.

The activity was officially opened by the Vice-Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Partnership, Prof. dr. Moh. Nasrum Massi, Sp.MK., Ph.D. In his speech, he said Top Webinar Scientist is one of the international programs to support Unhas towards World Class universities. In addition, it also facilitates students and lecturers to obtain new information from competent sources.

“I believe the topics discussed will be very interesting, especially since this is new information in nursing science. Therefore, I hope that the participants can follow the webinar well so that the information received can help in its application, “explained Prof. Nasrum.

In his presentation, Prof. Gojiro explained that biofilm-based wound care could change clinical practice in preventing wound infections and promoting healing in hard-to-heal wounds.

“Successful biofilm-based wound care requires collaboration with molecular biologists, chemists, and industry,” said Prof. Gojiro.

After the presentation of the material, the activity was continued with a discussion and question and answer session which was attended by approximately 100 participants from lecturers and students of the Unhas Faculty of Medicine. The activity which was guided by Saldy Yusuf, S.Kep., NS., MHS., Ph.D (Lecturer of FKep Unhas) as the moderator went smoothly until 17.30 WITA. (*/mir)