EWMA Podcast: Wound education on the move – goals and challenges in the last 30 years

     

    In this episode you can listen to a conversation between EWMA podcast host Samantha Holloway and two prominent figures in the field of wound management education; Professor Sebastian Probst and Professor Madeleine Flanagan. The major question addressed in this episode is what challenges and goals wound education has faced in the past 30 years? While wound management education has developed significantly standardization across different national contexts differ quite considerably. One driver of the developments within wound education discussed in this episode is the educational support provided by various EWMA initiatives - for example the EWMA curricula. Listen in as Professor Probst and Professor Madeleine discuss how they have experienced challenges in wound education from both a Swizz, British and a more general European context.

     

    By listening to this episode, you will learn about:

    • Goals and challenges of wound education the last 30 years
    • Reflections on the shift from experience to evidence based wound management teaching.
    • The university-conference model as a dynamic adult learning method 
      • Bringing students to the EWMA conference foster interdisciplinary learning and network across university institutions, industry and scientific communities. 
    • Efforts to standardize wound management education across European contexts and globally.
      • In that regard the role EWMA's post-registration qualification curricula for nurses and physicians is discussed.
    • The effects of digitalization in wound management education.
    • The role of critical appraisal skills in wound management education.
    • The importance of inter- and multidisciplinary in wound education.

     

    Podcast host:

    Samantha Holloway, Reader and Programme Director in the Centre for Medical Education, School of Medicine based at the College of Life and Biomedical Sciences at Cardiff University in the UK


     

    Podcast guest:

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


     

    Podcast guest:

    Madeleine Flanagan, Programme director, programme director of the MSc Skin Integrity & Wound Management and the MSc in Clinical Dermatology, University of Hertfordshire.