Sonya D. Sutton, RN, BSCN, Registered Nurse with Humber River Hospital

Get to know Registered Nurse, Sonya D. Sutton, who serves patients in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Sonya is a registered nurse who is currently serving patients at Humber River Hospital as an Emergency room RN. Humber River Hospital is an acute care teaching hospital as well as the first completely digital hospital in North America. Specialties include emergency, intensive care, maternity, bariatric and other services in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She has practiced in several areas in the field of nursing, including occupational health, acute medicine and surgery, and home care – to name a few.

In addition to serving patients at Humber River Hospital, she has been a clinical instructor with Humber College teaching in both the RPN and RN programs.  

Throughout the course of her education, she earned her nursing diploma from Humber College in Toronto, Canada in 1993. She then went on to earn her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Ryerson University in Toronto in 2000, after returning to Canada from living in the United States. 

Sonya practiced in Rochester NY, Falmouth, MA, Walpole,MA, and Boston MA working in both civilian acute care hospital settings and in 2 Correctional facilities providing optimal health care service to inmates in the prison system.

Attributing her success to her love of the field and its challenges, her ability to provide quality patient care, as well as her strive to make a difference, Sonya’s passion is serving as a teacher and mentor to new nurses. 

In order to stay up to date in her field, she maintains membership with the College of Nurses of Ontario and participates in the Ontario Nurses’ Association. Founded in 1973, the Ontario Nurses’ Association 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 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. 

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