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Rural Health Professions Action Plan

Helping rural Albertans keep health care close to home.

RhPAP has helped rural Alberta communities attract and retain health providers since 1991.

About RhPAP

Established in 1991 by the Government of Alberta the Rural Health Professions Action Plan, or RhPAP, is a trusted resource and collaborative partner for rural Alberta communities trying to achieve greater access to health care.

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“Without the help of the REAL program, I would not have been able to attend a conference such as the American diabetes association. Due to being virtual it was easily accessible and could be done at my own pace. I am so grateful I got to attend such an extensive conference.” - Michelle, Dietician, Fort McMurray

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    RhPAP supports six rural nurses at trauma nursing course in Banff

    Fortunately, serious vehicle accidents in rural Alberta are a rare occurrence. Nonetheless, rural hospital nurses want to be trained to confidently treat...

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    Doctor and young family choose to RESIDE in rural Alberta

    Opening a practice as a new physician is an overwhelming endeavour in itself, but doing so with a young family in tow...

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    RhPAP supports rural operating room nurses at Rural Surgical Skills workshop in Banff

    Physicians who practise in operating rooms in rural Alberta hospitals are often regular attendees at the annual Rural Surgical Skills workshops in...

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  • RhPAP welcomes two new Rural Community Development and Engagement Consultants

    RhPAP is pleased to welcome new staff members Anya Langkow and Lynsey Robinson. Both staff will join the Rural Community Development and...

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Established in 1991 by the Government of Alberta as the Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan, a renewed Rural Health Professions Action Plan, or RhPAP, is a collaborative partner and trusted advocate for rural Alberta communities trying to achieve greater access to health care.

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