March 4 event in Castor to encourage area high school students to become local health providers
High school students from east-central Alberta will learn basic health-care skills from local health providers at an upcoming RhPAP “Grow Your Own Health Provider” skills day. Students from the communities of Castor, Coronation, and Consort will experience an interactive, skills-based introduction to working as a health-care provider in rural Alberta at Our Lady of the Rosary Hospital in Castor on March 4, 2020. Students can speak with the instructors about health-related careers in the community, health provider job experiences, and the educational requirements for specific careers in health care. Grow Your Own skills events are intended to encourage high school students to consider a career in health care, while introducing them to the local opportunities available.
RhPAP Skills Day at Our Lady of the Rosary Hospital, Castor
Sponsors: Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP), Castor Physician Recruitment Committee, and Covenant Health
Location: Our Lady of the Rosary Hospital, 5402 47 St, Castor, Alta.
Days: March 4, 2020
Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Skills: Injections, Hand Hygiene, Suturing, EMS, Casting, and Occupational Therapy
RhPAP Skills Events
RhPAP Skills Events, including Skills Days and Skills Weekends for high school and post-secondary students, are sponsored by RhPAP, and are scheduled in rural Alberta communities throughout the year by the RhPAP Rural Community Consultant team.
Rural Community Consultant
South Central Zone
Director, Communications and Marketing
Rural Health Professions Action Plan