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COVID-19 Virtual Psychosocial Support Groups

Dear colleagues,

As a new initiative to support nurses, de Souza Institute is organizing weekly virtual psychological support groups lead by Executive Director Dr. Mary Jane Esplen. These groups will provide a platform for nurses to discuss fear, normalize stress reactions, share solidarity, and learn about effective coping strategies to build resilience and enhance coping… Read More

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Course Extension due to COVID-19

Dear colleagues,

Many of our learners are health professionals working at the front line and we express our gratitude for your dedication in providing care for patients and families. We are fully in support of this tremendous effort and will stand with you in this trying time. In light of the challenge to control the spread and impact of COVID-19, we recognize that many clinicians will be focusing their time and effort exclusively to direct care.

Course extension: All active de Souza courses will be extended for one additional month… Read More

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WHO Year of the Nurse – de Souza Nightingale Series – Stephanie Ouellette

The WHO has declared 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Our Nightingale series showcases de Souza Nurses as they share with us some of the secrets to their success. Our 2nd feature introduces Stephanie Ouellette – Jack Ady Cancer Centre

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Shoulder Rehab after Breast Cancer Course

Breast cancer, one of the most common cancers worldwide, often leads to shoulder pain and restricted movement during or after treatment. In partnership with Cancer Care Ontario, de Souza Institute has developed the Shoulder Rehab after Breast Cancer course for clinicians working with breast cancer patients. This course deals with management of common late physical effects of surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation.

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Complex Malignant Hematology Course

Cancer care is changing rapidly, and no area is changing faster than complex malignant hematology. To address this need, we have partnered with Cancer Care Ontario to develop the Complex Malignant Hematology course. This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge you need to succeed in this challenging and rewarding subspecialty.

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Print/PDF Now Available

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.

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