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National Nursing Week 2020

Nursing Week gives us an opportunity to celebrate and recognize all the extraordinary work nurses do, and recognize the importance of every shift as nurses step forward to support and care for their patients and families.

Join de Souza Institute in celebrating the role of the nurse this week! Thank you Nurses for all that you do!

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Free eLearning on Communication in Palliative Care

The first full week of May marks National Hospice Palliative Care Week in Canada. The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) reminds us this is a time to celebrate and share achievements of hospice palliative care throughout the nation, but it also provides a platform to look at shortcomings and create bridges for these gaps.

To help frontline clinicians during this difficult and stressful time, de Souza Institute will be offering select modules from the Interprofessional Education in Palliative Care (iEPEC) course free to all.

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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 that started before May 6 were extended… Read More

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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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