de Souza Institute de Souza Institute

 

This course is designed for participants who are already familiar with the WHO ladder for pain management. Participants will learn the pathophysiology of cancer pain, cancer pain syndromes, pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for intractable pain in palliation and how to conduct educational and advocacy work.
24 hours
$623 CAD
Cancer Care Basics
 

Reviews foundational knowledge and concepts in cancer, current treatments and common side effects. It also addresses some of the issues that cancer patients face: sexuality and survivorship. The content is tailored to the needs of clinicians who look after cancer patients in general hospitals and in the community.
25 hours
$553 CAD

Designed to prepare health professionals who are about to provide maternity care to patients who are newly diagnosed with breast cancer. There are 9 concise mini modules, including genetic considerations, obstetrical and neonatal monitoring, surgery, systemic therapy, psychosocial support and lactation support. The content was developed by clinicians from oncology and maternity programs.
5 hours

Designed for nurses to review their practice and receive up-to-date new information in chemotherapy and biotherapy on an annual basis. Provincial Standardized Chemotherapy and Biotherapy is a prerequisite.
5 hours
$270 CAD

The de Souza Gerontology Study Group offers preparatory work to assist independent adult learners as they study to write the CNA Gerontology exam. Participants will examine theories and concepts in order to achieve specific competencies as outlined in the CNA exam study guide blueprint.
20 hours
$553 CAD

The de Souza Hospice Palliative Care Study Group offers preparatory work to assist independent adult learners as they study to write the CNA Hospice Palliative Care exam. Participants will examine theories and concepts in order to achieve specific competencies as outlined in the CNA exam study guide blueprint.
20 hours
$553 CAD

A preparatory program to assist independent adult learners preparing to write the CNA Oncology Certification Exam. Within this course you will examine, critically consider and apply the theories and concepts outlined in the CNA Oncology exam blueprint. The exam blueprint outlines the core oncology competencies of an oncology nurse with at least two years of experience in the specialty.
27 hours
$692 CAD

This online course provides an overview of chemotherapy and biotherapy for health care professionals who work in the community setting. The content covers classifications and agents, routes of administration, adverse effects, administration complications, and safe handling practice standards, and highlights their implication for community care.
10 hours
$416 CAD

Complex Malignant Hematology covered in this course will include leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and aplastic anemia. Many patients with CMH will benefit from stem cell transplant (HCT) requiring specialized facilities and a well-trained team of specialized healthcare providers.
40 hours
$877 CAD

Introduces the art and science of oncology practice. Fundamental concepts of cancer care will be presented for those who work with cancer patients. Insight into the four most common types of cancer: breast, lung, prostate and colorectal will be offered. The content is optimized for nurses and is open to other regulated health care professionals.
40 hours
$795 CAD

Provides essential concepts for assessment, care and management in leukemia (including MDS), lymphoma, multiple myeloma. There are 14 modules in total. Within each specific disease site, there will be a review of fundamental information related to oncology practice as well as a case study to consolidate learning through application.
13.5 hours
$416 CAD

The Foundations of Cancer Disease Sites Series covers cancer care competencies in managing a variety of disease sites. Specific cancer types are separated into short courses to help you enhance knowledge in the areas of oncology nursing practice you want to focus on.
3-5 hours
$154-213 CAD

Provides a comprehensive review of screening, assessment and management of psychosocial distress. Depression and anxiety in adults with cancer is based on the 2015 Pan-Canadian Practice Guidelines. (www.capo.ca).
10 hours
$416 CAD

Promotes an evidence-based wholistic approach to dyspnea care by increasing knowledge about dyspnea, and its assessment and treatment. This course was created in collaboration between Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) and de Souza Institute.
7 hours
$276 CAD

Builds nursing knowledge and skills in holistic, standardized chemotherapy, and biotherapy administration. Participants must be Registered Nurses with vascular access device competence.
35 hours
$812 CAD

Teaches how to assess and manage common adverse effects following breast cancer surgery or radiation. Content includes rehabilitation measures for fascial restrictions, cording (axillary web syndrome), scar management and lymphedema. Based on the program: Reducing Effects on the Shoulder Through Oncology Rehab and Education (RESTORE) offered at Toronto Rehab Institute.
10 hours
$416 CAD