Education Programme - Slovenia

The programme is designed with a mix of online studies, individual preparation, two face-to-face / virtual courses and elaboration of case reports.

The courses of the programme have been structured into four sessions.  

Programme structure:

1) Completion of an e-learning course (A link will be made available some weeks before the first course).
2) Two face-to-face / virtual courses.
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 at the latest one year after examination: One international conference (EWMA Conference is suggested) and one national wound conference



The cost of the whole programme per participant is EUR 1,500.

For registration please contact the EAFWH secretariat at

The programme has a maximum group size of 20 participants.

Companies will have an opportunity to sponsor programme participants. For further information please contact the EAFWH secretariat at


Four sessions: 15 April, 20 May,
10 June & 15 July 2022




English, Slovenian/Croatian


The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) has accredited the full four sessions with 24 European CME credits. 



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. 


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. 


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. 


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. 


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.