EWMA 2020, 18-19 Nov

EWMA webinars

Recordings of previous live EWMA Webinars are available on-demand below

Watch the webinar Personal Protective Equipment - Skin Injuries. Prevention and Management on demand and recieve a certificate of attendance. This webinar will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the prevention and management of skin injuries related to the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Speakers: Julie Jordan O'Brien, Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Ireland), Elena Conde Montero, Dermatologist (Spain). Moderator: Samantha Holloway, Reader, EWMA Education Committee Chair (UK).

This webinar features the topic of Telemedicine in wound management: current practice and future potential. Due to COVID-19, it became more challenging to deliver wound care to chronic wound patients. Telemedicine is an important tool at the moment that helps healthcare professionals continue to provide care, prevent exposure to COVID-19 and minimise the risk for further complications related to the chronic condition. The speakers are discussing how telemedicine is currently implemented in wound management and what are the future perspectives on its consolidation and expansion.


This webinar is devoted to the latest trends in the management of diabetic foot syndrome (DFS). 

  • New clinical evidence and how did it change the management of DFS - Alberto Piaggesi 
  • The role of telemedicine and new technologies in the management of DFS - Bijan Najafi 
  • Patient involvement in the prevention and treatment of DFS - Patricia Price 


During this webinar, Alberto Piaggesi  introduced EWMA's new initiative: EWMA grants for innovative DFU projects supported by Urgo Medical. Learn more about this initiative and apply - here

This EWMA Webinar will explore and discuss why correct diagnosis and wording is crucial for selecting effective care strategies using compression therapy in venous ulcers.


  • Prof. Christine Moffatt (Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham University Hospitals)
  • Alison Hopkins (CEO, Accelerate CIC, Wound and Lymphoedema Care Centres, UK)   

The webinar will feature a discussion between the speakers and will be moderated by Mark Collier (Nurse Consultant and Associate Lecturer - Tissue Viability, UK).

During the webinar, you will have the opportunity to ask questions to the speakers.

The webinar is held in connection with the EWMA Compression Therapy Programme

This EWMA webinar focuses on wound care during COVID-19, and it is organised in cooperation with the Tissue Viability Society (TVS). The speakers of the webinar are TVS trustees: Nikki Stubbs, Clinical Project Lead - Integrated wound care project, Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust, (UK); Kate Williams, Wound Clinical Nurse Specialist, Leeds Community Wound Prevention and Management Service (UK).

Nikki Stubbs is working with developing and delivering integrated wound clinics across primamry and community care in the Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust. Kate Williams is a Wound Clinical Nurse Specialist, and during COVID-19 she has been temporary redeployed into a community nursing team. 

This webinar is organised as a Q&A session, where webinars participants ask questions linked to wound care during COVID-19. 

We would like to thank Coloplast for sponsoring this EWMA webinar on Personal Protective Equipment - Skin Injuries. Prevention and Management. Coloplast had not had any influence on the content of this webinar. 

You can watch EWMA's webinar from 16 April with Una Adderley on demand and receive a certificate of attendance.

Una Adderley, Director of the National Wound Care Strategy Programme (NWCSP) in England, talks about wound care in the time of COVID-19.  Adderley answers on a range of questions linked to self-care practices for chronic wound patients, use of telemedicine during COVID-19, and much more.