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Community connections find welcoming home for student nurse

For nursing students, rural placements are exciting educational opportunities. However, for those with no local connections, it can be stressful to find short-term accommodation while training in rural communities. Stressed was just how nursing…

For nursing students, rural placements are exciting educational opportunities. However, for those with no local connections, it can be stressful to find short-term accommodation while training in rural communities. Stressed was just how nursing student Simon Weidemann felt, as his placement in Wetaskiwin grew near. Weidemann was unable to find temporary accommodation in the community south of Edmonton until a…

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  • We’re Hiring! Corporate Accountant.

    We’re Hiring! Corporate Accountant.

    RhPAP Corporate Accountant / Team Lead If you excel at full cycle accounting in a not-for-profit environment, then we should talk. For...

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  • “Model” Tofield, Ryley, Beaver County West Committee named 2021 RhPAP Rhapsody Community Award recipient

    “Model” Tofield, Ryley, Beaver County West Committee named 2021 RhPAP Rhapsody Community Award recipient

    The Community Attraction & Retention Committee for Tofield, Ryley & Beaver County West recognized for its focus on community partnerships and collaboration...

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  • Barrhead’s “brilliant family doc” is the 2021 Rhapsody Physician Award recipient

    Barrhead’s “brilliant family doc” is the 2021 Rhapsody Physician Award recipient

    Dr. Kent Bernes named recipient of the 2021 RhPAP Rhapsody Rural Physician Award Following a review of the outstanding candidates nominated this...

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  • Wabasca and Innisfail are home to RhPAP’s 2021 Health-care Heroes

    Wabasca and Innisfail are home to RhPAP’s 2021 Health-care Heroes

    Wabasca/Desmarais Healthcare Centre Nursing Team and Innisfail’s Community Partners in Action to receive this year’s RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Award A team of...

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  • Lethbridge family opens doors and hearts to rural medical learners

    Lethbridge family opens doors and hearts to rural medical learners

    It’s been an amazing journey for one Lethbridge family after they opened their home to RhPAP medical learners more than a decade...

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  • Rural VIP No. 22: Changing Demographics in Rural Communities

    Rural VIP No. 22: Changing Demographics in Rural Communities

    Demographic statistics show that seniors (those 65 or older) are the fastest growing population in rural Alberta; however, not all rural communities are...

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  • Rural RNs, LPNs, NPs, RTs, EMTs, PAs & Midwives: Get your in-person registration for Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals reimbursed through RhPAP!

    Rural RNs, LPNs, NPs, RTs, EMTs, PAs & Midwives: Get your in-person registration for Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals reimbursed through RhPAP!

    38th Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals JANUARY 28-30, 2022 This course provides updates on clinical topics relevant for physicians, nurses, and...

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  • Health services return to rural Alberta town after three decades

    Health services return to rural Alberta town after three decades

    Two new families have rolled up their sleeves to ensure a northwestern Alberta community once again has health-care access close to home. After at least 30 years without local health-care...

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  • Alberta veterans hung up their boots to serve in rural health care

    Alberta veterans hung up their boots to serve in rural health care

    Remembrance Day continues to stir memories for retired Canadian Armed Forces members Linda Parrish and Mark Simons. The veterans, who now work...

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  • Wainwright offers degree for locals interested in becoming RNs

    Wainwright offers degree for locals interested in becoming RNs

    The recruitment and retention of nurses has been a challenge in rural Alberta for years. In response to that challenge, a “grow...

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  • RhPAP’s Accommodation Program gives learners a slice of rural life

    RhPAP’s Accommodation Program gives learners a slice of rural life

    Eileen and Mel Clow may be landlords, but when medical learners come to stay in the basement suite of their Hanna home,...

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  • Learners make themselves at home in rural Alberta

    Learners make themselves at home in rural Alberta

    On any given day, Donna Bonsteel and Shawna Banman can be found moving furniture across the province, shopping for lamps and other household...

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  • Rural VIP No. 21: Virtual Health Care

    Rural VIP No. 21: Virtual Health Care

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Alberta Health changed the physician fee schedule to allow physicians to provide virtual health care to...

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  • RhPAP announces new addition to its Board of Directors

    RhPAP announces new addition to its Board of Directors

    RhPAP welcomes Amber Link to its Board of Directors as representative for the Rural Municipalities of Alberta. Link has deep roots in...

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