News Archive: Page 19 of 19
Komal Patel, a Registered Nurse at William Osler Health System and Advanced Practice Educator at de Souza Institute, receives her de Souza APN Designation plaque. Click here to see the full story.
Advanced and specialized training is needed when caring for cancer or palliative patients. The Globe and Mail writes about how de Souza Designates are supporting patients.To find out more click here.
Dr. Mary Jane Esplen, Director of de Souza Institute awards Registered Nurse, Komal Patel with the de Souza APN Designation during William Osler Health’s Nursing Week Gala. Find the full story here.
Oncology nurses at Grand River Hospital’s Regional Cancer Centre are being recognized for excellence in cancer care on Oncology Nursing Day (April 1st) by de Souza Institute, an innovative centre of cancer care learning. GRH’s Regional Cancer Centre has been a leader in Ontario with over 125 nurses participating in de Souza’s cancer care courses, … Read more
The below blog post was created on September 5th 2013, by Komal Patel and is reproduced here due to popularity: Have you ever heard a nurse colleague say, “I don’t want to wear double gloves and/or gown when I’m administering chemotherapy? I haven’t had to in the past 10 years, so why should I change … Read more
All patients will be affected by their cancer diagnoses and treatment. Psychosocial support has been shown to be beneficial in reducing psychosocial distress as well as physical symptoms, such as pain. Nurses are in an ideal position to assess and address emotional needs of patients. I often say that, nurses have a unique opportunity … Read more