The programme is designed with a mix of online studies, individual preparation, two face-to-face / virtual courses and elaboration of case reports.
1) Completion of an e-learning course (A link will be made available some weeks before the first course).
- A FAQ about how to access the e-learning course is available here
2) Two face-to-face / virtual courses.
- The first (virtual) course took place on the 4-6 December 2020. The event report in the official EACCME format is available here
- The second course vil take place 23-24 June 2022 (virtual). The course programme is available here.
3) Online examination: Must be completed at the latest one month after completion of the 2nd course.
4) Submission of five case studies at the latest one year after successful examination.
5) Participation in two wound conferences (one EWMA Conference and one national wound conference) at the latest one year after examination.
The cost of the whole programme per participant is EUR 1,500.
For registration please contact the EAFWH secretariat at email@example.com
Please find more information about the programme in Romanian HERE
Companies will have an opportunity to sponsor programme participants. For further information please find more information in Romanian HERE
1st Course: 4-6 December 2020
The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) has accredited the first course with 14 European CME credits.
2nd Course: 23-24 June 2022
An application will be made to the UEMS EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event.
George-Sorin Tiplica, MD, Professor, EAFWH Secretary
Professor Dr. George-Sorin Tiplica is senior dermato-venereologist and Head of the Dermatology 2 Clinic in Colentina Clinical Hospital, “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy – Bucharest, Romania. He is President of the UEMS MJC Wound Healing and Secretary of the EAFWH. He is interested in wound healing, sexually transmitted infections, and inflammatory skin diseases. Professor Dr. Tiplica is co-author of the European guideline on scabies, pediculosis pubis and syphilis.
Alexandra Butacu, MD, PhD,
Dr. Alexandra-Irina Butacu is a Dermato-Venereology specialist currently working in the 2nd Department of Dermatology of Colentina Clinical Hospital, Bucharest, Romania. Dr. Butacu is focused on wound management, skin cancer and sexually transmitted infections. She is involved in teaching activities acting as an Assistant Professor of the “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest and is part of the Organizing Committee of the EAFWH programme in Romania.
Alberto Piaggesi, MD, Professor
Prof. Piaggesi is a leading endocrionologist and currently the director of the Diabetic Foot Section of the Pisa University Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy. Prof. Piaggesi has published more than 100 papers in national and international journals as well as monographs in Italian and in English on neuropathy, peripheral arterial disease and diabetic foot syndrome. Prof. Piaggesi is also a member of the EWMA Council and the immediate past president of EWMA.
Elena Conde Montero, MD, PhD
Dr. Montero is a dematologist at the Hospital Universitario Infanta Leonor y Virgen de la Torre, Madrid and Diplôme Universitaire de Phlébologie, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris. Besides lecturing at the EAFWH programme courses Dr. Montero is also a member of the EWMA Council.
Kirsi Isoherranen, MD, PhD, EAFWH Treasurer
Dr. Isoherranen is an expert in wound care and skin cancers, currently working in the HUS Helsinki Wound Healing Centre. Dr. Isoherranen is a EWMA (European Wound Management Association) Council Member since 2016 and Honorary Treasurer since 2020. Her interest in chronic wounds has led her to obtain a Special Competence in Wound Management in 2015 and has continuously been involved in scientific and research activities around wound healing. Beside being involved in EAFWH educational activities Dr. Isoherranen has given various presentations at EADV and EWMA Congresses. She is also the Secretary General of UEMS Multidisciplinary Joint Committee in Wound Healing. Dr. Isoherranen has research expertise in conducted clinical trials and scientific interests with numerous publications.
Knut Kröger, MD, Professor, EAFWH President
Professor Dr. Knut Kröger has focussed on vascular medicine since 1994 and step by step be became senior house resident at the Department of Angiology at the University Hospital Essen in Germany. In 2009 he was appointed chief of the Vascular Department at the HELIOS Clinic in Krefeld. He is specialised on medical and interventional treatment of vascular diseases and wound care. Professor Kröger has published more than 100 scientific papers and the books titled “Noninvasive vascular diagnostic” and “Vascular therapy.” Professor Kröger is the editor of the German wound journal called “Woundmanagement” and imember of the steering committee of the Initiative of Chronic Wounds where he is also nvolved in the education programs.
Tanja Planinšek Ručigaj, MD, PhD, Local programme organiser
Dr. Ručigaj is a dematologist currently the Head of Dermatovenereological Clinic, University medical Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia. Besides lecturing at the EAFWH Slovenia programme Dr. Ručigaj is also a member of the EWMA Council.