EWMA Conference 2018


Andrea Pokorná

Council Member
Ph.D., Associate Professor

Nationality: Czech Republic

Current Position:
Associate professor of nursing and a specialized international coordinator for the Department of Nursing at Masaryk University (Faculty of Medicine) in the Czech Republic 


Academic education & training

  • 2013: University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Faculty of Health and Social studies – graduation – 13/12/2013 Habilitation thesis – The proces of evaluation and documentation of the non-healing wounds in inpatients facilities in the Czech Republic
  • 2005  - 2009: doctoral study - field Hygiena, preventivní lékařství a epidemiologie – Hygiene, preventive medicine and epidemiology, Masaryk university, Medical faculty – graduation 12/2/2009
  • 2007: Slovak Medical university, Faculty of Nursing and Health Care - graduation 13/9/2007 - rigorous examination
  • 1993 - 1999: Palacky University  Olomouc Pedagogical faculty, field: Teaching for secondary nursing schools, graduation 8/6/1999


  • Associate professor (docent) – University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice - 2013
  • Ph.D. - Masaryk university, Medical faculty  - 2009
  • PhDr. - Slovak Medical university, Faculty of Nursing and health professional studies  - 2007
  • MSc. - Palacky university Olomouc, Pedagogical faculty - 1999

Previous employments & professional experience:

May 2005 until now:

  • Medical Faculty, Masaryk University, Brno
  • Department of Nursing
  • Senior lecturer/associate professor
  • Departmental international coordinator             

Sept. 2004 - May 2005

  • Medical Faculty, Masaryk University, Brno,
  • Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Nursing and
  • Practical Medicine, assistant lecturer

Academic action:

  • Job: Assistant Professor
  • Specialized international coordinator for the Department of Nursing
  • Member of the Academic Senate of the Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno
  • Member of the Board for Doctoral Studies at Masaryk University, Brno
  • Member of the editorial board of WOUND HEALING journal, CENTRAL EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF    NURSING AND MIDWIFERY and MEFANET journal (Czech Republic)
  • Member of the editorial board of the journal NURSE EDUCATION IN PRACTICE (United Kingdom)

Academic actions in relation to the wound healing:

  • Guarantor and also organiser of the accredited certified course for nurses - Specialized nursing care for patients with non-healing wound (accreditation from Ministery of Health)
  • Guarantee and teacher in an accredited subject Comprehensive approach to skin care and wound healing at Masaryk University for bachelor and master degree students


  • Czech wound association  - member of scientific committee since 2008 (organisation of the national meetings and conferences)
  • Round table at Ministery of Health – wound management and wound care prevention and treatment
  • Member of the Advisory Board the Governor of the South Moravian Region of health policy issues for South Moravian Region (from 1 7th 2009).
  • Czech Nurses association  - section of professional teachers, oncological section
  • Florence Network – network of educators of paramedical professionals

List of publications