Cynthia Ikejiani is a Registered Nurse of over 25 years, who studied Accounting at Mount Ida Chamberlain College in Boston Massachusetts USA. She went on to pursue a career in Nursing at Broward Community College Davie Florida, USA and became licensed for the Florida Board of Nursing.
She worked as a Medical / Oncology Nurse in Sunrise Florida and received training as a Palliative and Hospice nurse with end-of-life care experience. Cynthia has a broad range of exposure as a Geriatric Nurse with the West Island Manor plantation and other retirement and nursing homes where she honed her skills in taking care of the elderly and managing hospice and end-of-life Patients, skills she has brought to her care of oncology patients.
She belongs to the College of Nurses Ontario Canada (CNO) and a certified active member of the Nursing board of Quebec Canada (OIIQ) Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec (OIIQ).
She worked as a Registered Nurse with the medical and surgical unit at the prestigious Royal Victoria University Hospital, a part of MCGill University Hospital in Montreal Canada and later became a Director for Nursing in West Island Manor Nursing/Rehabilitation and Palliative center, a 120 bedded facility in Montreal Canada.
Cynthia is also a certified member of the Nigerian Nursing and Midwifery Council as a temporary registered nurse. She currently serves as the Deputy Head Nurse at Lakeshore Cancer Center Lagos Nigeria, where she manages, supervises, and trains nurses for quality delivery of oncology care. She is a current Coordinator of the Dew Drops Support Group at Lakeshore Cancer Center which is a haven of comfort for patients as well as a hub of relevant, verified information for survivors.
As an English-speaking Nurse, Cynthia was mandated to take a course in French to enable her work in Quebec as a professional. In addition to English and Igbo, she has conversational French. Her language skills and innate empathy have proven to be effective in Oncology where clear communication is essential for patients and careers.
Cynthia was trained at the MacMillan cancer center in the UK on courses relating to Nursing Management and Palliative Nursing, Hospice care, Death and dying, and how to break bad news. She is an active advocate for cancer education and awareness and a regular speaker at numerous community outreach and corporate events.