EWMA Podcasts. Are you curious about the latest trends and topics within wound management? Do you have 20 minutes to spare? Then this EWMA brand new podcasts might be for you. EWMA podcasts is a place for discussion and learning, where you can also listen more about the work of other experts and peers in your field.
Patient Engagement, Diabetes and Diabetic Foot Ulcers
In this episode, you can listen to a conversation between the EWMA Podcast Host Samantha Holloway and Dr Athanasios Hassoulas, director of the MSc in Psychiatry programme and Senior Lecturer in Psychological Medicine at Cardiff University. They will talk about the meaning and impact of patient engagement and empowerment in relation to diabetes and diabetic foot ulcer management. The podcast provides reflections on the topic as well as recommendations on how to implement these person-centred tools in your meetings with diabetic foot ulcer patients in you daily clinical practice.
Preventing diabetic foot ulcers
Listen to this episode and dive into the recent trends and developments linked to the prevention of diabetic foot ulceration. Jaap van Netten (Netherlands), Peter Lazzarini (Australia) and Samantha Holloway (UK) talk about key elements in supporting the prevention of diabetic foot ulcer and keeping patients with ulcers in remission. You can also learn more about how you can create positive goals together with your DFU patients, where you can celebrate not only ulcer healing but also increased mobility and remission after an ulcer have been healed.
Management of diabetic foot ulcer in a multidisciplinary team
This new EWMA DFU podcast episode is devoted to the management of diabetic foot ulcer in a multidisciplinary team. Samantha Holloway and Paul Chadwick discuss the importance of multidisciplinary collaboration in the management of diabetic foot and how non-specialist healthcare professionals could also be engaged in the prevention of diabetic foot ulcer. They also touch upon the key strategies to increase awareness around diabetic foot ulcer, its burden to the healthcare system and high mortality among patients affected by this severe condition.
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
Guest: Paul Chadwick, Clinical Director at the College of Podiatry, Honorary Consultant Podiatrist Manchester, previously the Chair of Foot in Diabetes UK
Introducing EWMA DFU Podcast
Alberto Piaggesi, EWMA President, introduces the new season in the first episode. By listening to this podcast you can learn about:
- why EWMA brings more focus to diabetic foot disease and ulceration
- how DFU could be addressed by healthcare professionals, researchers, patients, and individuals working within the industry
The host of the podcast is Samantha Holloway, EWMA Education Committee and Teacher Network Chair.
Skin Injuries Related to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Prevention and Management
What recommendations would you give for cleaning lesions caused by PPE?
Which kind of dressings should healthcare professionals be using as a preventive measure for PPE?
Podcast host: Samantha Holloway, Speakers: Elena Conde Montero, Karen Ousey and Kimberley LeBlanc.
Wound Care Essentials during COVID-19
In this short emergency episode of the EWMA podcasts, Julie Jordan O’Brien talks about how to help wound care patients during the 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. You can listen to this 6 minutes podcast or share a PDF with its script with your colleagues that might need help at the moment.