EWMA 2020, 13-15 May

EWMA 2020: Partnering with Patients with Venous Leg Ulcers to Improve Healing Outcomes


After this session a participant should be able to:

  • To understand self-care management principles for patients with a venous leg ulcer
  • To appraise the interventions for educating individuals with venous leg ulcers based on an evaluation of different educational concepts
  • To develop an individualised education plan to guide/inform patients with a venous leg ulcer



Arterial assessment in a venous wound context, the premise of best wound care and best choice of compression therapy

Maryse Beaumier, Prof., Canada

University of Québec, Trois-Rivières


Pluridisciplinary patient education for venous leg ulcer patients

Camille Saini, Phd in Biology, Switzerland

HES-SO University of Applies Sciences


Are our patients represented in clinical trials of interventions for venous leg ulceration?

Georgina Gethin, RGN, Dip, HEDip, PhD, Ireland

School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University Galway


Partnering with patients with VLUs to improve healing outcomes: Education tips from an evidence based perspective

Carolina Weller, BN (RMIT), MEd (RMIT), GCHE (Monash), PhD (Monash), Wounds Australia Fellow, Australia

School of Nursing and Midwifer, Monash University