Get to know Registered Nurse, Maria A. Solangon, who serves patients in Toronto, Ontario.
Specializing in geriatrics, Maria is a registered nurse at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, simply known as Sunnybrook Hospital or Sunnybrook, is an academic health science centre located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is the largest trauma centre in Canada and one of two trauma centres in Toronto; the other being St. Michael’s Hospital.
“Our mission is to care for our patients and their families when it matters most. Our vision is to invent the future of health care. Our values are: excellence, collaboration, accountability, respect and engagement” as stated on the hospital’s website.
To begin her career, Maria attended University of the Philippines and earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 1984. From there, she went on to obtain her nursing degree from the College of Nurses of Ontario in 2002.
In order to stay up to date in her field, she remains an active member of the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA). The ONA is the trade union that represents 60,000 registered nurses and allied health professionals working in hospitals, long-term care facilities, public health, community agencies and industry throughout the province of Ontario.
A Registered Nurse (RN) is a nurse who has graduated from a nursing program and met the requirements outlined by a country, state, province or similar licensing body to obtain a nursing license. RNs fulfill a variety of job duties. In addition to their primary role in treating and caring for patients, their responsibilities also include educating patients and the public about a variety of medical conditions, as well as providing emotional support and advice to the families of their patients. Other RN job functions include leadership, research, performing diagnostic tests and analyzing results, operating medical equipment, administering medications, recording patients’ symptoms and medical histories, and assisting with patient rehabilitation and follow-up.
Learn More About Maria A. Solangon:
Through her online profile, https://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4147097/info/