For World Cancer Day, de Souza Institute is sharing its “10 Common Myths and Facts About Cancer and Cancer Care” with Canadians.
According to the Canadian Cancer Society, about 2 in 5 Canadians will develop cancer within their lifetime. It is important that Canadians be armed with the right information on how to prevent cancer or manage it if it occurs.
Join Dr. Ivan Silver, MEd, FRCPC for a conversation on education and innovative strategies to facilitate learning.
When: Friday, February 28, 2014
Time: 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Where: Toronto General Hospital EN 1-429/430
The de Souza Institute full year Winter 2014 – Winter 2015 course calendar is now out!
You will see from our course calendar, that we have a large selection of online courses that enhance front-line care and clinical outcomes. We’ve designed our interactive online courses to be accessible- anytime, anywhere. Our calendar features courses from January 2014 to April 2015, to give providers flexibility to plan their continuing education.
New for 2014: We have revised the admission criteria to open this program to health care professionals with a completed health-care related undergraduate honour degree and a minimum of two years' experience in a health-related field.
According to the World Health Organization, at least one-third of all cancers are preventable. As a cancer care continuing education centre, de Souza Institute believes that it is a priority to arm nurses and other health care professionals with the latest skills and information on cancer prevention.
Whether it is in the community, physicians’ office, hospital or cancer centre, Canadians are eager to know how they can prevent cancer and live a healthy life. Health care professionals are their most trusted source of information and support.