Job Title :
Areas of Treatment :
Locomotor stream: complex ortho, amputees, respiratory
Practice Name :
Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre
Ottawa, K1H 8L6 Canada
Practice Website :
Years in Practice :
Description of Practice :
Daycare, Medical Surgical, Family planification, IV therapy Team, Oncology, Emergency, Geriatric, Haematology, Pediatric, Step Down Unit, ICU, Cardio Pulmonary, Rehabilitation Nursing
Areas of Expertise :
Saint Louis Maillet College, Edmundston, New Brunswick.
Year Graduated :
Board Certification :
Emergency Nursing, Acupuncture, Acupressure, Hot Stone Massage, Reflexology
How do you try to make a difference in the lives of your patients?
I treat my patients as if they were a family member by showing a positve attitude and I'm aware of my patients non-verbal body language and culture.
Professional Society Memberships :
Honors and Awards :
- 1976 Governor General Award
- Clinical award in Nursing in 1978
What made you choose a career in nursing?
I have always shown an interest in helping people.
Research Interests :
Naturopathy, Nutrients, Healthy eating habits, Organic food, Western Medicine, Nutrition, Exercise training, Label reading.
What motivates you at the start of each day?
I'm grateful for my health and I count my blessings daily,
Attributes Success To:
My success is the result of hard work, excellent support at home and great family values learned by my parents. My husband Dan, my two sons Justin and Sebastien are the best. Ward A (Rehab Centre) at the Ottawa Hospital expect excellence, so do I.
French & English
Place of Birth :
Grand Falls, New Brunswick
Favorite Medical Journal :
Nursing 2011, Nursing Made Incredibly Easy, Infonet. Vitalité, communiqué.
Favorite Vacation Place :
Where the sun shines!
Reading, bicycling, aquafitness, Zumba, working out in my gym, singing,