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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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20181011_175315 Ultrasound Check-in Signage

“I really feel [EDE Ultrasound] is changing for rural emergency and have already had an opportunity to use it as I was on call Sunday night when a trauma patient came in.” - Dr. Scott Smith, Claresholm

News

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    Nursing the unique needs of the North

    RhPAP continues its celebration of 2020 The Year of the Nurse and the Midwife with profiles of three nurse practitioners (NPs) in...

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    Physicians and midwives work as a team at the maternity clinic

    The World Health Organization proclaimed 2020 as Year of the Nurse and the Midwife—a tribute to front-line caregivers in health care. The...

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    Midwives celebrate birth as a natural event

    The World Health Organization proclaimed 2020 as Year of the Nurse and the Midwife—a tribute to front-line caregivers in health care. The...

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    Off-duty Grande Cache health-care heroes save drowning teen

    A young man is fortunate to be alive after some off-duty rural nurses and firefighters rapidly stepped in to save his life...

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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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