EWMA 2019, 5-7 June

Swedish Student Day

On Wednesday 5 June at 12:00-13:30, Scandinavian medical and nursing students (who are registered in advance) are offered the possibility to attend a special session providing an introduction to wound management. During the session, speakers will be guided by experienced professionals through the world of contemporary wound management.

The student’s participation will be free of charge, and they will have access to attend the EWMA Conference the full day on Wednesday 5 June.

Session outline for Wednesday 5 June:

9:30 – 11:30 Opening ceremony and opening key session: Person-centred Wound Care. Who is in charge of the Wound?

12:00 – 13:30 Introduction to wound management for medical students and nursing students:

Sår det är väl bara att sätta på ett plåster? Behandling av akuta och svårläkta sår (English: Is wound treatment just putting on a patch? The treatment of acute and chronic wounds)

Christina Lindholm, SSiS

Wound management in clinical practice - What can we do as students? Julie Jordan O’Brien, Nurse lecturer. School of Nursing, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Diabetic foot. State of the art management, Practical demonstration Honorary Professor Edward Jude, University of Manchester, Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinol-ogy at Tameside Hospital and Honorary Reader

13:30 onwards: Time to attend sessions and visit exhibition according to students own interests.


How to register?

All institutions offering nurse and medical education in Scandinavia are invited to register a group of students and one teacher free of charge to join this session and the conference programme offered on Wednesday 5 June. For medical students, we would advise the teachers to invite students in the final years of bachelor/master studies.

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 Natalia Christiansen, nc@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 this excel sheet (download here) by 15 APRIL at the latest to nc@ewma.org

To read more about the conference, please visit the conference website, ewma.org . For further information and questions, please do not hesitate to contact the EWMA Secretariat on nc@ewma.org or ewma@ewma.org.