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Allied Health

  • Nominations for the 2019 Rhapsody Awards are now open!

    Nominations for the 2019 Rhapsody Awards are now open!

    Nominations for the 2019 Rhapsody Awards are now open! Has a physician in your rural Alberta community gone above and beyond in...

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  • Boot-camp style ultrasound course kicks training into high gear

    Boot-camp style ultrasound course kicks training into high gear

    A group of doctors from southern Alberta are ready to put their newfound ultrasound skills to good use. On October 12 and...

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  • Peace River Operating Room Team: Rhapsody Awards Profile

    Peace River Operating Room Team: Rhapsody Awards Profile

    It’s not hard to tell that the operating room nursing team at the Peace River Community Health Centre really enjoys spending time together.  ...

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  • 35th Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals

    35th Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals

    The University of Calgary Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development is offering the 35th Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals. Held from January...

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  • 9th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day

    9th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day

    The 9th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day for Practicing Endoscopists and their team will be held from January 18 – 20 at the...

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  • Practical Management of Hospitalized Patients with Liver Disease

    Practical Management of Hospitalized Patients with Liver Disease

    Cirrhosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis are frequent causes for hospital admissions that are associated with long stays and high costs. Furthermore, 44% of...

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  • Caring for your friends and neighbours: How the CARE Course helps support Alberta’s rural health professionals

    Caring for your friends and neighbours: How the CARE Course helps support Alberta’s rural health professionals

    Erin Welke-Martens knew long before she completed her nursing education that when you work in your own community, your patients are your neighbours, friends, and family. ...

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  • Bashaw LPN complements small town health-care team

    Bashaw LPN complements small town health-care team

    Brooke Elworthy never can predict how her day will unfold when she walks in the door at Bashaw Medical Centre.     As a licensed...

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  • Point-of-care ultrasound turns low-risk patients into no-risk patients

    Point-of-care ultrasound turns low-risk patients into no-risk patients

    Now approaching the 1000th time it has been taught, the continually-improving and intensive Emergency Department Echo (EDE) Course is still raising the...

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  • Train your staff to be medical office chaperones

    Train your staff to be medical office chaperones

    Support the emotional comfort and reassurance of your patients by training your staff to be medical office chaperones. Medical Office Assistants, LPNs,...

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  • ‘It’s a game changer’ RhPAP Brings EDE Ultrasound Course to Brooks

    ‘It’s a game changer’ RhPAP Brings EDE Ultrasound Course to Brooks

    “Ultrasound is the stethoscope for the 21st century,” says Dr. Doewe Kits, an emergency room physician in Brooks. “What ultrasound allows us...

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  • Bruderheim working to bring essential medical services to residents

    Bruderheim working to bring essential medical services to residents

    For the last two years, the Bruderheim Town Council has been tireless in its efforts to better the lives of local residents....

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