EWMA 2020, 18-19 Nov

Patient Involvement & Patient Safety


After this keynote session, participants are able to:

  • Understand the meaning of “patient involvement”
  • Value the psychosocial impact of chronic wounds on an individual
  • Develop an individualized management plan within an interdisciplinary team
  • Apply communication skills to transmit messages in difficult situations

Friday, 7 June 


Room: A5


Sebastian Probst (CV)

Editor of the EWMA Journal

School of Health Sciences University of Applied Sciences and Arts

Geneva, Switzerland




The way to triathlon without feet - patient involvement

Shahrzad Kiavash, SE

Speaker, Paralympic athlete, board member Sepsisfonden (Swedish Sepsis Foundation)

Person-centred care, what it is and what it can do

Axel Wolf, SE

Institutionen för vårdvetenskap och hälsa Sahlgrenska akademin vid Göteborgs Universitet & Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset/Område 2 AnOpIva

Patient involvement in care and support of it

Helvi Kyngäs, Finland

Professor of Nursing Science and head of Research Unit of Nursing Science and Health Management, Oulu University, Finland.

Part-time nursing chief officer, University Hospital of Oulu, Finland

Involvement of patients with Epidermolysis Bullosa in participatory research

Patricia Grocott, PhD, DipN, UK

Professor of Nursing Technology and Innovation King’s College London. Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care, UK