News Archive: Page 5 of 23

de Souza Institute to use Artificial Intelligence in Latest Effort to Support Cancer Patients

June 17, 2019 | ,

TORONTO, ON – de Souza Institute is proud to announce that it has been awarded a $247,000 research grant to develop an artificial intelligence (AI)-based tool to enhance online psychosocial services for cancer patients. Drs. Yvonne Leung and Mary Jane Esplen lead the project that is supported by an interdisciplinary team with investigators from the … Read more

de Souza Interprofessional Competency Framework Published

June 17, 2019 | ,

As the demand in cancer care continues to increase, health systems require a workforce of highly educated specialists and generalists to provide the continuity of care across settings. To help address this need, de Souza Institute initiated an interdisciplinary working group to develop a competency framework with relevance across regulated cancer care health professionals. The de Souza … Read more

Cheryl Page, de Souza APN Fellowship Project published by the Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal

April 25, 2019 |

Congratulations to Cheryl Page who achieved her de Souza APN designation in 2018. Her designation fellowship project “Evaluating the effectiveness of a mnemonic to guide staff when providing patient education to autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients”, is published by the Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal in April 2019. Read more at: http://canadianoncologynursingjournal.com/index.php/conj/article/view/982

Oncology Nursing Day 2019 Message

April 2, 2019 |

Today is Oncology Nursing Day, a celebration of achievements beyond one profession. There are countless people to honour, an endless list of stories to be heard and a limitless number of people who have been helped by oncology nurses.  The theme this year is “Celebrating our Diversity”, an appropriate theme for #OND2019. de Souza Institute … Read more

Innovative APAM Course Proves to be Difference Maker for Oncology Nurses

March 25, 2019 | ,

Toronto, ON – As published in the American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, the research led by Dr. Yvonne Leung, a Scientist at de Souza and Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto in Canada reveals that the Advanced Pain Assessment and Management (APAM) online program significantly increased nurses’ confidence and … Read more