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Sharing personal experiences to end mental health stigma

According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, one in five Canadians experience a mental health problem or illness in any given year. Despite how common they…

According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, one in five Canadians experience a mental health problem or illness in any given year. Despite how common they are, mental health issues continue to be stigmatized, and these issues don’t receive nearly the…

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  • RhPAP Conference Postponed until Spring 2021

    RhPAP Conference Postponed until Spring 2021

    RhPAP has made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 RhPAP Rural Community Health Provider Attraction and Retention Conference. Originally scheduled for...

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  • Peace Regional Committee named 2020 RhPAP Rhapsody Community Award recipient

    Peace Regional Committee named 2020 RhPAP Rhapsody Community Award recipient

    The Peace Regional Healthcare Attraction and Retention Committee recognized for welcoming health providers, engaging and empowering community with their work

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  • RhPAP has always been there for Dr. Gavin Parker. Now he’s returning the favour.

    RhPAP has always been there for Dr. Gavin Parker. Now he’s returning the favour.

    Dr. Gavin Parker has had ties to the Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP) for a long time. RhPAP’s new board chair...

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  • Tofield recreation therapist makes life fun for long-term care residents

    Tofield recreation therapist makes life fun for long-term care residents

    Everyone likes to have fun, whether they are one or 100. So, if Nicole Kulba is taking care of you, consider yourself...

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  • PCN workshop’s advice: Don’t worry, be happy

    PCN workshop’s advice: Don’t worry, be happy

    Happiness—it’s a simple concept that isn’t always easy to come by, especially coming out of the year that was 2020. That’s why practitioners at...

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  • Nominations for the 2021 Rhapsody Awards are now open

    Nominations for the 2021 Rhapsody Awards are now open

    Have health professionals made a big difference in your rural Alberta community? Has your rural community successfully excelled at attracting and retaining...

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  • Rural nursing and midwifery key to enhancing future health care

    Rural nursing and midwifery key to enhancing future health care

    RhPAP wraps up its celebration of 2020 The Year of the Nurse and Midwife by looking into what’s in store down the...

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  • Calling the midwife is catching on in Taber

    Calling the midwife is catching on in Taber

    Stacy Peleskey and Emily West are making a home visit with post-partum client, Eva Bergen. Peleskey is a midwife whose clinic is...

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  • Best wishes for a happy holiday season and a joyous new year from RhPAP

    Best wishes for a happy holiday season and a joyous new year from RhPAP

    As 2020 draws to a close, the RhPAP team would like to express our gratitude for the opportunity to work with so...

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  • Rural Physicians get virtual assist in tackling COVID-19

    Rural Physicians get virtual assist in tackling COVID-19

    For Dr. Kelly Burak, a positive COVID-19 test provided the inspiration to help rural Alberta physicians combat the virus through virtual professional...

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  • Rural VIP No. 14: Rural Health Education and the Pathway to Rural Practice

    Rural VIP No. 14: Rural Health Education and the Pathway to Rural Practice

    The fourteenth survey for the members of the Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP) was sent out November 5, 2020 to 227...

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  • Nursing career options go beyond hospital walls 

    Nursing career options go beyond hospital walls 

    Teacher, secretary, hairdresser, or nurse. For at least one young woman growing up in a small rural community during the early ’80s, the...

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  • Home-care role different than acute care

    Home-care role different than acute care

    Home-care nurses often have to bite their tongues and listen. What it means to care for someone in their own home is...

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