EWMA 2020, 18-20 Nov

EWMA 2020: After Debridement


The aims of the workshop will be based on the EWMA documents: Wound curriculum for nurses(Level 5 & 6)

  • Briefly evaluate different debridement methods and their effectiveness, including practical examples
  • Perform expedient aftercare following a debridement procedure
  • Work appropriately with special antimicrobial wound therapeutics (present antimicrobial wound dressings)
  • Explain the criteria for the ideal use of wound care products and categorize these into different groups of products (dressings, solutions, etc.), including their indications, contraindications, application, and apply the products correctly in an appropriate situation
  • Discuss the potential and limitations of new alternative treatments for wound management (NWPT; use of an advanced therapy bi-layered living cellular construct ‘skin equivalent’; laser therapy)




Chantal Rosset, Switzerland

University of Applied Sciences in Geneva




Lucie Charbonneau, Lecture and specialist in Wound care, Switzerland

Assistant-lecturer and Wound care nurse specialist, University of applied sciences in Geneva

Wound care nurse specialist, Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland




Paul Bobbink, Lecture and specialist in Wound care, Switzerland

Geneva, HES-SO, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Western Switzerland, School of Health Sciences



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