EWMA Conference 2018

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Massimo Rivolo

RGN, BSc (Hons), MSc Wound Care.
Trained Lymphoedema Specialist.
Wound Care Specialist Nurse.

 

 

EXPERIENCE

Current   

  • Accelerate CIC London UK, Wound Care Specialist Nurse


July 2014  – Dec. 2016       

  • Healogics LTD, Eastbourne, East Sussex – UK. Registered Manager CQC - Tissue Viability Nurse Consultant – Lymphoedema Specialist Nurse


April 2014 – August 2014
   

  • The Chaseley Trust, Eastbourne, East Sussex – UK, Rehab clinic, Senior Nurse


February 2002 – April 2014   

  • La Claire GP association, Pinerolo, Turin – Italy, Outpatient’s Clinic Wound care nurse


2000 – 2006
       

  • Nursing Home Casa dell’Anziano, Pinerolo, Turin – Italy, Wound care nurse 


1998 – 2003           

  • Valdese Hospital, Torre Pellice and Pomaretto, Turin – Italy, Generalist nurse


1996 – 2001           

  • Palliative Care Rafael Association, Pinerolo, Turin – Italy, Generalist nurse


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2010 – 2014 - Teacher specialized in wound care

  • Italian Nursing Council (IPASVI) in La Spezia.
  • University of Turin Faculty of Medicine (GP).
  • Nursing Union (Nursind) in Alessandria.
  • CUEA in Pinerolo.
  • AISLeC Association in Pavia.


2011 – 2014 - Volunteering teacher to the University of the third age Free University for elder people

PUBLICATIONS AND PROJECTS

December 2016

  • Clinical innovation: The HOSIERY system for compression assessment. Wounds International Journal 2016, Vol 7, No 4

June 2016       

  • The evidence for treating pressure ulcers located on the patient’s heel. JCN 2016, Vol 30, No 3

March 2016       

  • First classified at JWC awards in the category “Wound Assessment and Diagnostic”.

February 2016       

  • Clinical innovation: Knee flexion contracture as an independent risk factor for the development of heel pressure ulcers. Wounds International Journal 2016, Vol 7, No 1

February 2016       

  • First phase of the SEE &WRITE wound classification tool evaluation in University of Florence. Project’s responsible Prof. Laura Rasero

May 2015        

  • Clinical innovation: SEE & WRITE — a new approach for effective recording. Wounds International Journal 2015, Vol 6, No 2

April 2009       

  • Monograph’s author: “Assistere un famigliare” La tua salute. Ed. Mondadori

2005 – 2008   

  • Several guidelines translations published on the RNAO website in the best practice guidelines Italian section (rnao.ca/bpg/language)

2005 – 2008       

  • Several guidelines translations published on the Policlinico S. Orsola Malpighi University of Bologna website (http://www.evidencebasednursing.it/traduzioni.htm)


EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS


1992-1995           

  • Regional Diploma of nursing - Scuola per infermieri “Giorgio Agnelli” – Pinerolo


2004-2005
           

  • Specialization course in Wound Care - Università degli studi Bicocca - Milano. A course organized by AISLeC Association focusing on general treatment and prevention of common skin ulcers. 


2005-2006
   

  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing - Università degli studi “D’Annunzio” - Chieti-Pescara. One year course to convert old regional diploma in Degree


2008-2010

  • Master Degree in Wound Care - Università degli studi di Torino. Prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers. Prevention and treatment of venous ulcers. Prevention and treatment of diabetic foot. Statistic. Evidence-based nursing method. Assessment with tools for selection surfaces. Internship in wound care clinics


2015
       

  • Specialist workshop in debridement and negative pressure wound therapy - Birmingham City University


2015
   

  • Specialization course in Lymphoedema Specialist Nurse - Lymphoedema Training Academy. Fluoroscopy guided MLD. Decongestive lymphatic treatment. MLLB lower and upper limbs.


2016
       

  • Kinesio Taping Fundamental & advanced – KT 1 & 2 - Kinesio taping Association