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This podcast episode will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the prevention and management of skin injuries related to the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).This is a follow-up to the EWMA webinar we ran on the 30th April devoted to this topic. Due to a high volume of questions and level of interest that we have received during the webinar we have decided to follow-up with this podcast.  In this episode we will be answering some of the questions raised from the webinar. 

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In this short special edition of the EWMA podcasts, Julie Jordan O’Brien talks about how to help wound care patients during COVID-19 and how a healthcare professional (HCP) can change a dressing in a home care setting. 

This episode might be especially helpful for HCPs who are not specialized in wound care.

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In this episode, Samantha Holloway, Chair of the EWMA Education Committee and Teacher Network, speaks to Karen Ousey, Professor of Skin Integrity and Director for the Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention at the University of Huddersfield, about antimicroabial stewardship in wound management.

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In this episode, Samantha Holloway and Kirsi Isoherranen briefly discuss the best clinical practices and challenges related to the management of atypical wounds. By listening to this podcast you can learn more about how to suspect an atypical wound and will get more information about the diagnostic criteria and available tools.

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Georgina Gethin discusses with the podcast’s host, Julie Jordan O’Brien, what person-centred care is and why it is so important in wound management. By listening to this episode, you can learn more about the benefits of shared decision-making between the patient and clinicians in wound management and get some practical support in implementing it.

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Samantha Holloway, Chair of the EWMA Education Committee and Teacher Network, speaks to Sebastian Probst and Ida Verheyen-Cronau about the standardisation of the wound education in Europe. Both podcast guests shares their experience in implementation of the EWMA level 5 and 6 post-registration curricula for nurses in Switzerland and Germany. 

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In this episode of the EWMA podcasts, Julie Jordan O’Brien and David G. Armstrong discuss current challenges and opportunities in the management and prevention of diabetic foot ulcers. Jordan O’Brien is a former EWMA Council member who works as anadvanced nurse practitioner in plastic surgery at Beaumont Hospital, in Ireland. Armstrong is Professor of Surgery and Director of the Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.

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