EWMA 2020, 18-19 Nov

Wound Care in Fragile Populations


At the end of this session, learner will be able to:

  • Describe the unique considerations for fragile patients
  • Recognize non-avoidable lesions
  • Understand the challenges of managing lesions in those living with mental health issues

Thursday, 6 June 


Room: A4


Tissue Viability and Mental Health   

Anita Kilroy-Findley, UK

Paediatric Wound Care    

Anna-Barbara Schlüer, PhD, MScN, RN, Switzerland

Head of the Department of Nursing Science

University Children’s Hospital Zurich, Switzerland

SCALE: Skin changes at life’s end, non-avoidable wounds in palliative patients

Sharon Baranoski, MSN, RN, CWCN, CCNS-APN, MAPWCA, FAAN, United States

Past President of the International Skin Tear Advisory Board; Past President’s of National Pressure Ulcer Advisory (2000-2001) and Board Member (2017)