EWMA Masterclasses

EWMA Masterclasses are usually held in connection with the EWMA Conferences (day before the conference) and are half to full day courses offering expert lectures as well as sessions including case-based discussions and/or assignments. 



EWMA Masterclass 2023: Compression Therapy

The topic for EWMA Masterclass 2023 is Compression Therapy 

The masterclass is an all-day event offering expert lectures as well as hands-on workshops. The aim is to enable participants to:

  • Understand the most important aetiological causes for diagnosis and treatment of lower leg ulcers.
  • Understand the importance of the clinical background and local evaluation for the correct diagnosis of a leg ulcer 
  • Understand and explain indications for use and range of available options for compression therapy. 
  • Apply different types of compression systems based on the specific patient situation and be aware of the potential complications. 
  • Be aware of the need for different actions / interventions depending on the aetiology of a leg ulcer. 

EWMA Masterclass 2023 takes place on Tuesday 2 May 2023 in Milan, Italy – one day before the start of  the official EWMA 2023 Conference



Registration includes: 

  • 1-day programme on Compression Therapy
  • Presentations and 4 practical workshops
  • Coffee breaks 
  • Light lunch
  • Networking


Registration and course fee 

You need to register to join this masterclass. Participation fee for participants with EWMA 2023 Conference registration 116 EUR incl. VAT. Participation fee for participants ONLY joining the EWMA Masterclass 238 EUR incl. VAT. 

Please note that the max number of participants in this course is 60, so if you want to be sure to have a place, please register asap, by using the online registration button below.


Cancellation Terms

Cancellations must be sent in writing to registration@ewma.org
Refund of registration fees will be granted as follows:

  • Received on or before 1 March 2023: A processing fee of €50 per cancellation.
  • After 1 March 2023: No refund
  • Refunds by bank transfer or credit card will be processed after the conference. No refunds will be granted in case of a no-show.

If for reasons beyond the control of the organizer, the conference is canceled, the registration fee will be refunded after the deduction of expenses incurred by the conference.


Name change

A name change is possible until and on the 1st of April 2023, a fee of €20 will be charged per name change. After this date, it is no longer possible. Name changes should be advised in writing to registration@ewma.org.


Payment & VAT Terms

Payment is possible by invoice (bank transfer) or credit card.

Upon completion of the registration, an automated email confirmation will be sent. Depending on the method of payment, the invoice or credit card receipt will be attached. The PDF is original and will be the only copy you will receive.

It is your responsibility to forward the invoice to the correct place for immediate payment and you must ensure that the correct VAT number and invoice address are entered during the process.

Registration fees will be charged in Euro (€) including VAT (Italy VAT 22%). EWMA 2023 is registered for VAT in Italy; IT 00187749999. It is required that we charge local VAT. Invoices cannot be issued without VAT. The reverse charge mechanism does not apply.


Sharing of contact details

The EWMA Secretariat will collect and store all personal data through the online registration system, and data will be treated by EWMA only for organizational purposes, particular for matters in relation to the registration, monitoring of credits for CME (Continued Medical Education), as well as information about EWMA. 

Each participant receives a name badge onsite carrying the family name and the first name of the participant as well as a QR code. Each participant shall consider that by accepting any scanning of the badge at any stand at the conference, the participant gives his/her authorization to EWMA to transfer the data of the participant regarding his/her postal address and e-mail to the holder of the stand, including the authorization to use said data for marketing purposes. 

By registering for EWMA 2023 you give consent to receiving information on EWMA activities and conferences for you or the participants you are registering. Participants can opt-out of receiving any further information at any given time.


In case of reasons beyond the control of the conference organizers, EWMA has the right to immediately alter or cancel the Conference or any arrangements, timetables, plans, or other 

items relating directly or indirectly to EWMA. The participants shall not be entitled to any compensation for the damage that results from such alteration or cancellation. Furthermore, apart from any willful damage or gross negligence committed by EWMA, EWMA shall not at any time be liable for any direct or indirect damage suffered by the participants, including consequential and immaterial damage, caused by failure to comply with any provision of this statement.

The information that you provide to EWMA will be used to ensure we provide you with products and services that best meet your needs. This may include the promotion of EWMA products and services by electronic means.



Please note that video recordings/photos will be captured during the conference for use on the EWMA website and EWMA social media.

Recordings will take place in session rooms and exhibition areas and will focus on capturing the atmosphere of EWMA. Recordings will not focus on individual attendees.

If you identify yourself in a specific picture or video after the conference and you do not wish it to appear on the website or social media, please contact the EWMA Secretariat and we will delete the picture or recording.


Step-by-step registration process

Participant type : Compression Therapy Masterclass
Registrations must be made through the online registration system.
We recommend the browsers Firefox or Google Chrome.


To start the registration process, you need to log in or create an account. The system will automatically recognize your email address if an account already exists in the system. You can request a password reset if you have forgotten your password.
Once you have logged in to the registration system click the module Individual Registration.
Registration is a multi-step process. Make sure to follow through to the end. Completion of the registration process will create an automated email confirmation. Check your SPAM filter if you do not receive it.

  • Choose the participant type “i) Compression Therapy Masterclass and click “Choose tickets” 
  • If you want to participate in the Masterclass ONLY, choose the registration fee “Masterclass, not attending EWMA…”


  • If you want to participate in the Masterclass AND the EWMA conference, chose the registration fee “Masterclass, also attending EWMA…” AND add the “Full 3-day registration, …” (As a Masterclass participant, you register under the discounted member fee). 
  • Hereafters continue and follow the registration process to the end to complete the registration(s) and payment.
  • You will receive an e-mail confirmation when the registration(s) is finalized. Please check your SPAM filter if you do not receive it in your regular inbox.

*Important to choose the correct participant type, or you will not be able to access the Masterclass.


Deadline for this registration: April 1, 2023. .


Please find the step-by-step guide in Italian here. 

Previous EWMA Masterclasses

  • Masterclass on Oxygen Therapies, held during EWMA 2019 in Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Masterclass on Atypical Wounds - with a special focus on small vessels pathologies, held online in September 2021

You can find an outline of the latest masterclass below. 

About the masterclass

The 2021 EWMA Masterclass was dedicated to Atypical Wounds with a special focus on small vessel pathology, including Martorell Hypertensive ulcer and calciphylaxis and occlusive vasculopathies. This masterclass provided a comprehensive deep dive into atypical wounds. It also touched upon practical advice on some of the challenges that typically arise when diagnosing and treating these types of wounds.


The masterclass took place online on Friday 17 September 2021.

The organising team:

This year's masterclass was organised by Kirsi Isoherranen (Finland). 

The class included lectures and Q&A sessions with Valentina Dini (Italy), Elena Conde Montero (Spain) and Mar Llamas Velasco (Spain)

If you participated and have questions, please contact Julie Bjerregaard, jb@ewma.org.


EWMA Masterclass 2021: Atypical Wounds


Course programme