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RhPAP supports six rural nurses at trauma nursing course in Banff

Fortunately, serious vehicle accidents in rural Alberta are a rare occurrence. Nonetheless, rural hospital nurses want to be trained to confidently treat whatever trauma comes…

Fortunately, serious vehicle accidents in rural Alberta are a rare occurrence. Nonetheless, rural hospital nurses want to be trained to confidently treat whatever trauma comes through their emergency doors. Once of the best training programs is the intensive two-day Trauma…

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  • South Africans receive warm welcome from northern Alberta community

    South Africans receive warm welcome from northern Alberta community

    Winter preparation is an annual ritual for many rural Canadians, but some tasks may seem a little unusual for those new to...

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  • Collaboration led to many accomplishments for the 2022 RhPAP Rhapsody Community Award Recipient

    Collaboration led to many accomplishments for the 2022 RhPAP Rhapsody Community Award Recipient

    Dr. Nellie Mbambo came all the way from Durban, South Africa to practice in Vulcan. The Vulcan and County Attraction and Retention...

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  • What’s involved in Alberta Health Services’ rural physician recruitment? Hint: More than you think!

    What’s involved in Alberta Health Services’ rural physician recruitment? Hint: More than you think!

    Recently, Vanessa Weatherbee, a senior consultant with Alberta Health Services (AHS) Medical Affairs, was joined by Susan Smith and Alecia Kerber, physician...

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  • Early-bird registration now open for 2022 Rural Community Health Provider Attraction and Retention Conference

    Early-bird registration now open for 2022 Rural Community Health Provider Attraction and Retention Conference

    Join us in Drayton Valley from October 4-6, 2022 for “Put on your Perspectacles: Looking through the Rural Lens” Conference! Taking place...

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  • Alberta Rural Health Week starts today!

    Alberta Rural Health Week starts today!

    May 30 – June 3, 2022 is Alberta Rural Health Week!  Give your local health-care heroes a healthy dose of recognition  Today,...

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  • Rural VIP No. 24: Youth Mental Health Programs

    Rural VIP No. 24: Youth Mental Health Programs

    The twenty-fourth survey for the members of the Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP) was sent out on February 3, 2022 to...

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  • Media release: Rural communities will attract new doctors

    Media release: Rural communities will attract new doctors

    Applications open Feb. 1 for a program providing benefits to bring new family physicians to rural Alberta. The Rural Education Supplement and...

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  • Psychiatric nursing students experience slice of northern life during placement

    Psychiatric nursing students experience slice of northern life during placement

    Viewing the oil sands and experiencing an ice road aren’t typical activities for nurses on a practicum. However, three registered psychiatric student nurses from...

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  • Rural VIP No. 23: Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Rural VIP No. 23: Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Rural communities have unique mental health challenges. Research suggests that residents from smaller communities may experience higher mental health stigma than those from larger communities, which may cause them...

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  • New St. Paul doctor team connects long before work begins

    New St. Paul doctor team connects long before work begins

    Long before they settled into their new homes in St. Paul, seven physicians with roots around the world started building their own...

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  • St. Paul kicks off 2022 with new doctors and more to come

    St. Paul kicks off 2022 with new doctors and more to come

    Maureen Miller can’t believe her community’s good fortune. St. Paul’s mayor is excited about the fact that seven new physicians have recently settled...

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  • Nominations for the 2022 Rhapsody Awards are now open

    Nominations for the 2022 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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