Upcoming EWMA webinar series


EWMA and ISTAP are pleased to announce a webinar series that focus on skin tear prevention under the series title The science and practice of skin tears.

The series consists of two webinars: The first will be held on 21 January 2022 and the second on 25 March 2022.

Read more about the topics of each webinar and the speakers presenting below.


The science and practice of skin tears - webinar 1
21 January 2022, 14.00-15.30 CET
Moderators: Samantha Holloway and Kim LeBlanc

Five speakers will be presenting on the following topics: 

  • Jan Kottner: The etiology and pathogenesis of skin tears
  • Julia Bresnai Harris: Pronation and the risk of skin tears (including prevention)
  • Hubert Vuagnat: Pain and skin tears
  • Heidi Hevia Campos: Knowledge translation into practice: Practice tips for using the ISTAP Skin Tear Algorithm in daily practice (case discussions)
  • Anika Fourie: PRONEtect Practice Guidance Document - Skin Care Considerations for the Patient in the Prone Position

The science and practice of skin tears - webinar 2
25 March 2022, 14.00-15.30 CET
Moderator: Dimitri Beeckman 

Five speakers will be presenting on the following topics: 

  • Karen Ousey: Control of infection in skin tears
  • Kim LeBlanc: Protection of the peri-wound area
  • Steven Smet: Knowledge translation into practice 1, Practice tips for using the ISTAP Skin Tear Algorithm in daily practice (case discussions)
  • Kerstin Protz: Knowledge translation into practice 2, Disseminating Best Practice Recommendations: The German Experience
  • Anika Fourie: PRONEtect Practice Guidance Document - Skin Care Considerations for the Patient in the Prone Position

 

The webinar series is kindly supported by unrestricted grants from Mölnlycke and Essity.