Past de Souza Nurse Clinical Fellowships

Clinical Role at the Time of the Designation Type of Institution, City Project Title (de Souza Nurse Designation) Objectives Location of Clinical Fellowship
GI Nurse Navigator Regional Cancer Centre, Kitchener Administration of chemotherapy in ambulatory care clinic To increase knowledge and understanding as to what a patient experiences during the chemo treatment; knowledge to be used to help further decrease patient anxiety and distress during patient navigation Chemotherapy Clinic
Radiation Oncology Nurse Regional Cancer Centre, Barrie Radiation therapy skin care and nurse led clinics using a survivorship model To expand knowledge in management of radiation related side effects specifically skin toxicities and to increase knowledge of nurse navigator role and RN role in nurse led clinics. Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic
Staff Nurse Acute Care Hospital, London The role of nurses in patient navigation To create a tool to facilitate transition of cancer patients from the community to the hospital Patient Navigation Program
Practice Lead Regional Cancer Centre, Kitchener Pain and symptom management in palliative care Understand the new treatment for patients with unmanageable pain, explore palliative care model and the role of interdisciplinary providers

Palliative Care Clinic

Staff Nurse, Inpatient

Acute Care Sudbury Radiation therapy for cervical cancer To expand knowledge in cervical cancer prevention, screening, and treatment; to explore psychosocial concerns and to demonstrate principles of patient education in providing teaching to patients receiving radiation/brachytherapy Radiation Clinic