EWMA webinars

From November 2021 to March 2022, EWMA will offer two webinar series on the following topics:

 


This webinar series will be based on the EWMA Document on Surgical Site Infections, published in 2020. The series will take you thorough different aspects of surgical site infection prevention and management in hospital and across sectors. 

Episode 1: Surgical site infections – Epidemiology, prevention and diagnosis
Wed 17 November, 17.00 CET
Moderator: Sebastian Probst
Invited speakers: Jan Stryja & additional speakers (tbc)

Episode 2: Surgical site infections - Treatment & management 
Wed 24 November, 12.00 CET 
Moderator: Sebastian Probst
Speakers: Kylie Sandy-Hodgetts & Jan Stryja
 
Episode 3: Surgical site infections – Future challenges and cross sector management
Mon 13 December, 17.00 CET
Moderators: Sebastian Probst & Karen Ousey
Speakers: Sebastian Probst, Leanne Atkins & Karen Ousey 


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 - 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: 

The etiology and pathogenesis of skin tears
Speaker: Jan Kottner PhD, RN
Director of the Institute of Clinical Nursing Science at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Pronation and the risk of skin tears (including prevention)
Speaker: Julia Bresnai Harris RN, ISTAP Secretary
Tissue Viability Nurse at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK

Pain and skin tears
Speaker: Hubert Vuagnat MD, EWMA Council Member
Head of the University Hospitals of Geneva Interdisciplinary Wound Care Team, Switzerland

Knowledge translation into practice: Practice tips for using the ISTAP Skin Tear Algorithm in daily practice (case discussions)
Speaker: Heidi Hevia Campos  BSN, MSN, WOCN /ET, ISTAP Regional Director Latin America - Chile
Assistant Professor Andrés Bello University, Viña del Mar Chile

PRONEtect Practice Guidance Document - Skin Care Considerations for the Patient in the Prone Position
Speaker: Anika Fourie RN, MSc, PhD candidate,
Skin Integrity Research Group (SKINT), University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery (UCVV), Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

 

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: 

Control of infection in skin tears
Speaker: Professor Karen Ousey, ISTAP Regional Director – United Kingdom and ISTAP Collaboration and Partnerships Workstream - Chair
Professor of Skin Integrity, Director for the Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention - University of Huddersfield

Protection of the peri-wound area
Speaker: Kim LeBlanc PhD, RN, NSWOC, WOCC (C), FCAN, ISTAP Treasurer and ISTAP Education Workstream - Chair
Academic Chair, Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Institute

Knowledge translation into practice 1
Practice tips for using the ISTAP Skin Tear Algorithm in daily practice (case discussions)

Speaker: Steven Smet, ISTAP Regional Director Europe – Belgium
Clinical Nurse Specialist Wound Care and Pressure Ulcer Control, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium

Knowledge translation into practice 2
Disseminating Best Practice Recommendations: The German Experience

Speaker: Kerstin Protz, EWMA Council Member
Project manager of wound research at University Medical Center of Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany

PRONEtect Practice Guidance Document - Skin Care Considerations for the Patient in the Prone Position
Speaker: Anika Fourie RN, MSc, PhD candidate, Skin Integrity Research Group (SKINT), University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery (UCVV), Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

 


On-demand EWMA webinars


On-demand EWMA webinars are recordings of previous live webinars.