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A Nursing First for Kingston

May 8, 2017 | ,

Kingston, Ontario – Kingston General Hospital Nurse Practitioner Janet Giroux is the first nurse in Kingston and the South East Local Health Integration Network (South East LHIN) to receive the prestigious de Souza Advance Practice Nurse (APN) Designation. She becomes only the fourth nurse in all of Ontario to bestowed this honour. The de Souza … Read more

Return to work made easier for cancer survivors

October 14, 2016 | ,

Website brings together resources for cancer survivors, healthcare providers, and employers to support staying and returning to work Returning to work after any illness can be a challenge. For cancer survivors, the return to work (RTW) can be especially difficult due to the effects of cancer and its treatment.  Employers may lack understanding of cancer’s … Read more

Landmark Agreement Standardizes Cancer Care Training

September 27, 2016 | ,

Landmark Agreement Standardizes Cancer Care Training Alberta Health Services Partners with de Souza Institute to Deliver Training Program Standardized cancer care training in Canada is taking a giant step forward with a partnership between Alberta Health Services and de Souza Institute. The multi-year agreement establishes the Oncology Practice Readiness Education Program (O-PREP). This program is … Read more

Bluewater Health RPN Receives de Souza Designation

May 11, 2016 |

SARNIA & PETROLIA – In commemoration of National Nursing Week, Bluewater Health and the de Souza Institute are jointly celebrating the achievement of Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Sheila Courtney, who recently obtained the de Souza Nurse Associate Designation – the first in Sarnia-Lambton and one of approximately 25 in Ontario to do so. The de … Read more

RVH Cancer Program Nurses Earn Prestigious Designation

May 10, 2016 |

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH), the Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Program (SMRCP) and the de Souza Institute recognized two oncology nurses for excellence in cancer care during Nursing Week (May 9 – 15). Christine Hipgrave and Amanda MacDonald are the first two nurses in the region of Simcoe Muskoka to receive the prestigious de … Read more

de Souza Institute Welcomes its Historic 20th Designate – Windsor Nurse Symbolizes Nursing Excellence

February 4, 2016 |

 Windsor Regional Hospital Windsor, Ontario – Windsor Regional Hospital and the de Souza Institute jointly celebrate the accomplishments of Oncology nurse Erikka Johnson who becomes the first nurse in Windsor to obtain the de Souza Nurse Designation and just the 20th nurse in all of Ontario to reach this extraordinary  milestone. The de Souza Institute is an innovative … Read more