de Souza Institute is pleased to announce Valrie Hursefield as our 3rd de Souza APN Designate!
With 15 years of experience, Valrie is a Clinical Nurse Educator in Palliative Care Medicine at William Osler Health System in Etobicoke. It is especially fitting that Valrie is obtaining the designation before World Palliative Care Day, October 11th 2014. She is a shining example of nursing excellence in hospice palliative care.
Mark Coleman, founder of the Mindfulness Institute will be facilitating a 5-day Mindfulness Training Program at Hart House, University of Toronto.
“Mastering Mindfulness – Personally and Professionally with Mark Coleman”
October 20-24th, 2014 (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Nurses from the de Souza learning community are nominated for CANO’s Nurse of the Year Award
Each year, the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (CANO-ACIO) receives nominations from patients, professionals and the community across Canada for the Boehringer Ingelheim Oncology Nurse of the Year Award. The award signifies an oncology nurse’s unique ability to deliver the highest level of nursing excellence and leadership.
Embodying the spirit of the award, members of the de Souza Institute’s learning community have been nominated by their colleagues:
Our updated Course Calendar is available online, in print and PDF format, here!
This new calendar outlines key dates for enrollment into the wide selection of interprofessional courses we offer; as well as information about our de Souza designations and course packages. Many of the courses are offered three or more times a year!