Nurse Profiles provide an overview of the many exciting roles and accomplishments of Ontario’s RPNs. Learn about the opportunities, experiences, specialties, amazing projects and committees where your colleagues make a difference in health care.

Each month RPNAO will add a new nurse profile, so stay tuned to this page.

This month we are pleased to feature...

December 2010

Debora Cowia, RPN

“More can be done to raise awareness about how nurses can assist patients and their families through the complicated issues of grief, death and dying.”


Previous Profiles

October 2010

Lindsay Dracz, RPN

“I enjoy being an RPN. It is not just my job – it’s my career. I love being in nursing and helping the community of Niagara. I like using my skills that I have acquired and applying critical thinking to provide the best client patient-focused care! RPNs have lots of opportunities for growth."

September 2010

Yvonne Ramlall, RPN

"As an RPN, who continues to blaze new trails, it is my dream that all RPNs will take the challenge to blaze their own trails and be as proud as I am to be an RPN."