Challenge your Practice: wound management and dressing selection in the community


The Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) and EWMA are organising full-day programme with a variety of relevant topics around wound care in the community.

This nursing in the community study day at EWMA 2015 will give accessible, practical guidance on understanding, assessing and managing wounds, so that attendees gain a clear working knowledge of what needs to be done in community care to achieve better outcomes.

The programme is aimed at all nurses working in the community and primary care. 


Presentations will be given by wound care specialists who work in the community setting. Topics to include:

  • Fundamental principles of wound management and getting dressing selection right
  • Wound care in the home care/nursing home setting: how do we secure optimal conditions for the patients?
  • Organisational aspects of nursing in the community