EWMA Conference 2017

Free access for Dutch undergraduate students

PARTICIPATE IN THE LARGEST EUROPEAN WOUND MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE
FREE OF CHARGE

The 27th conference of the European Wound Management Association (EWMA) will be held at the
Amsterdam RAI from 3-5 May 2017 and is organized by EWMA in collaboration with WCS Kenniscentrum Wondzorg, www.wcs.nl. EWMA is an umbrella organisation linking wound management associations across Europe and a multidisciplinary group bringing together individuals and organisations interested in wound management, www.ewma.org.

On Wednesday 3 May at 13.45-15.00, Dutch nurse students (who are registered in advance) are offered the possibility to attend a special session providing an introduction to wound management. The student’s partic-ipation will be free of charge, and they will have access to attend the EWMA Conference the full day on Wednesday 3 May.

Participation in the conference will give the students a unique introduction to the field of pressure ulcers,  diabetic foot ulcers and wound management in general, seen from a national as well as an international per-spective.

Session outline  for Wednesday 3. May, 13.45-15.00:

Introduction to wound management for undergraduate nurses

  • Career options for nurses in wound management and Introduction to WCS Kenniscentrum Won-dzorg
    Karin Timm
  • Wound management in clinical practice - What can we do as students? The skills, knowledge and practice needed in the undergraduate curriculum
    Samantha Holloway
  • Pressure ulcers - key challenges in prevention and management
    Barbara Esther den Boogert-Ruimschotel
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcers - key challenges in prevention and management
    Edward Jude


How to register?

All teaching institutions in the Netherlands are invited to register a group of students and one teacher per institution free of charge to join this session and the conference programme offered Wednesday 3 May 2017.

All participants must understand English as no translation to Dutch will be provided.

Each institution that wishes to attend should organise a group of students represented by a teacher. The teacher must register for the conference by e-mail to Sara Palm, sp@ewma.org as soon as possible.
The teacher is kindly asked to provide a final list of students for registration of their group by submitting the en-closed excel sheet by 1 APRIL at the latest to sp@ewma.org

To read more about the conference, please visit the conference website, www.ewma.org/ewma-conference/2017 . The final programme of the session will be ready primo 2017.

For further information and questions, please do not hesitate to contact the EWMA Secretariat on sp@ewma.org  or ewma@ewma.org .

Best regards,
René Baljon, WCS President