The Community Health Nurses Initiatives Group (CHNIG) seminar: Professionalism in Nursing...What Does it Look Like? on September 19, 2013 with Karen Ellis-Scharfenberg RN, BScN, MBA. Karen is the Chief Nursing Officer of the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit and has dedicated much of her 25 year career to community nursing.
Teamwork is the corner stone of palliative care. To support palliative care team, de Souza Institute offers a series of continuing education courses with most up-to-date clinical information and best practices.
The de Souza Institute national Fall 2013 – Winter 2014 course calendar is now out. This is great news for registered health care professionals across Canada caring for individuals and families with cancer. The calendar features de Souza courses, as well as the Palliative Care series, the e-Mentorship program, , the Expert Facilitator Program and new to the calendar, the interprofessional courses.
The Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology/Association canadienne des infirmières en oncologie (CANO/ACIO) is now accepting nominations for its second annual national achievement award. The Boehringer Ingelheim Oncology Nurse of the Year Award recognizes a CANO/ACIO nurse who has consistently demonstrated the highest level of nursing excellence and leadership. The criteria for the 2013 award will place special emphasis on this year’s theme of “Inspiration, Transformation and Innovation”.
“Is Mommy going to be ok?”
“Is it my fault?”
“Why is this happening to our family?”
It’s time to start the talk.
Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology and de Souza Institute are proud to announce the release of Start the Talk – Supporting Children and Teens When a Family Member Has Cancer: A Guide for Educators and Health Care Providers.