News Archive: Page 23 of 23
Mississauga News: One of the first two de Souza APN Designates receives plaque
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.
Globe and Mail: Discover how “super nurses” (de Souza Designates) are transforming cancer care
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.
Brampton Guardian: de Souza Nurse receives the de Souza APN Designation during Nursing Week
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.
Grand River Hospital’s Regional Cancer Centre oncology nurses recognized as cancer care leaders by de Souza Institute
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
Safe Handling of Cytotoxic Drugs
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
Providing emotional care to our patients: Not enough time? Or, too little skill?
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