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Association of Professional Piercers International Relations

APP Conference soon!

  CONFERENCE IS ALMOST UPON US! THE CONFERENCE ADVANCED (ONLINE) REGISTRATION WILL SHUT DOWN AT MIDNIGHT ON MAY 17TH, PST ANY CHANGES TO YOUR REGISTRATION SHOULD …

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The Association of Professional Piercers is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the dissemination of vital health and safety information about body piercing to piercers, health care professionals, legislators, and the general public. Socially and legislatively, body piercing is situated within the greater body modification community. As a result, we recognize that our role extends beyond the discipline of body piercing. Our position on body art practices such as tattooing, cosmetic tattooing, branding, scarification, suspension, and other forms of body modification is as follows:

→ May 1, 2013

Congress Poster

Brasil 2nd Congress

Brian Skellie at the 2ND Educational Congress for Professional Body Piercers in Brasil

November 9-11, 2012 educational event, Stockholm SE

Open Workshop SE

Brian Skellie shared piercing techniques at the Open Workshop in Stockholm SE November 9-11, 2012

Association of Professional Piercers International Relations

APP for Nonconformists

Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by the name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world.
Self Reliance,” Ralph Waldo Emerson

You may find this conversation interesting or useful as a colleague if you are on the fence about joining the Association of Professional Piercers. (more…)

Sterile tray and drape options

Maintaining a Sterile Field

Why use a non-sterile dental bib when there are safer sterile options that are proven moisture barriers? Options and discussion.

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Hand Hygiene — NEJM

Hand Hygiene in the New England Journal of Medicine Complete with interesting video Hand Hygiene Yves Longtin, M.D., Hugo Sax, M.D., Benedetta …

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Thinking about Piercing principles:: Inform practices:: Methodology found reliable reflections of principles become procedures:: Held accountable to principles progress:: Continual improvement [donate] → December 6, 2011

World Standards Day at BMXnet

I am teaching Biomaterials standards for body art at the BMXnet conference in Essen, Germany this month for World Standards Day, the celebration of …