Yvonne Balon

Where did you complete most of your training?
Mount Royal College, Athabasca University, University of Calgary.

What is your special area of interest?
Transitioning youth from the pediatric to the adult health care system.

What is the best thing about working in CHD?
Patients I see everyday who are leading active, busy and fulfilling lives while living with congenital heart disease.

What is one thing that you think that all patients with CHD should know?
CHD requires lifelong care by medical specialists trained specifically in congenital heart disease.

If you weren’t a nurse, what would you be?
A back country guide.

Do you have any interesting hobbies or talents or pets?
Running, scrambling, skiing, and cooking.