St. Mary’s receives innovation award from province – video

December 19th, 2009

St. Mary’s was recognized by the province with an Innovation in Health Care Award for Nurse Practitioner Matt Dubuc’s role in surgery.

A Registered Nurse, Matt received additional training to become a Registered Nurse Surgical First Assist meaning that Matt now assists in surgery a role that before this program required another doctor. The added advantage is that Matt has contact with surgical patients before and after the surgery guiding patients along the way.