Mission & Vision

WoundPedia Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide high-quality interprofessional wound care education and to improve patient-centred care and outcomes through knowledge mobilization initiatives.

Vision

A world where every patient in need of skin and wound care receives high-quality interprofessional skin wound care from qualified health care providers.

Goal

To improve skin and wound care nationally and internationally through education, research, knowledge mobilization and building an integrated system of care.

Initiatives

  • Deliver the International Interprofessional Wound Care Course (IIWCC)
  • Deliver Project ECHO (Extensions for Community Healthcare Outcomes) Ontario Skin and Wound Care
  • Promote global health initiatives that improve skin and wound care
  • Facilitate liaisons and alliances with members of the skin and wound care communities nationally and internationally
  • Promote standards and evidence for skin and wound care
  • Establish accurate and actionable on data and measurement in wound care
  • Ensure all WoundPedia initiatives are evidence-informed and updated as appropriate

Initiatives that further wound care as a clinical specialty.

IIWCC

The International Interprofessional Wound Care Course (IIWCC) is for wound care specialists with some education and experience: physicians, nurses, and other health professionals in the wound care field and related industry.

ECHO Ontario Skin & Wound Care

Project ECHO® is an international learning community representing more than 220 hubs in 31 countries. The Project ECHO Ontario Skin and Wound Care Hub features live online sessions, de-identified patient cases, and case discussions.

Evidence-Informed Topics

The concept of evidence-informed practice is an important background for the development of wound care as a clinical speciality. WoundPedia brings this to life through a user-friendly web resource of enablers. 

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