Founded in 2012,the Association is a multi-disciplinary, non-profit association consisting of persons who are committed to developing and improving wound management for all individuals through education, research, communication and networks. We encourage professional competence of practitioners and investigation in the field of wound care
The Society believes that all people with, or who are likely to develop, a wound are entitled to receive personalised care and management that is supported by current best practice that is affordable,accessible,universally acceptable practices that is time bound and is scientifically sound.
Full membership is open to any individual person with recognised Medical, Nursing, Allied Health, Academic or Scientific qualifications who is involved or interested in wound management, except where that person meets the criteria for an alternative membership category. A Full member is eligible to have one vote at each meeting and is eligible to hold an elected office or committee position.
We strive to improve the health of our community by setting standards of excellence in research, education, clinical services and quality of care.
To decrease the incidence of sequelae including major amputations and dysfunctions.Promote and support wound management research.
Caring for the wound openings, preventing further infections.
The committee establishes award criteria in consultation with the Board, solicits nominations and selects awardees in accordance with established criteria. The committee recommends award policy to the Board of Directors and interacts with the Program committee.
This committee maintains the Bylaws of the Society and recommends proposed changes by circulation to members of the Board of Directors or to the voting membership at least one month prior to the vote, as directed in the Bylaws.
In accordance with the Society's strategic plan, this committee is responsible for the stability and growth of membership by increasing the value of belonging to the Wound Care Society. The committee works with the Director's team to create and maintain a membership database, and this group is crucial for creating and implementing membership recruitment and retention strategies.
The committee is responsible for maintaining the quality of Society publications. The committee advises the Board on policy, ethical and legal issues that may arise from operation of Wound Repair and Regeneration or any other scientific publications of the Society.