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Lactation consultants offer rural breastfeeding moms support

Becoming a parent is an experience like no other: the overwhelming emotion of meeting your new baby, the sleep deprivation, the joys of the first smile and giggle, the anxiety about…

Becoming a parent is an experience like no other: the overwhelming emotion of meeting your new baby, the sleep deprivation, the joys of the first smile and giggle, the anxiety about every little movement and sound your new roommate makes. However, for some new parents, feeding their baby is a hurdle they…

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  • Students share tips on various ways to get to medical school

    Students share tips on various ways to get to medical school

    Don’t rule out becoming a physician just because you started your undergraduate degree in a subject like agriculture, nursing, or physiotherapy. That’s...

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  • Rural Alberta students keen to learn how to get into medicine

    Rural Alberta students keen to learn how to get into medicine

    A recent session aimed at sharing tips on getting into medical school had widespread appeal with rural high school students across the...

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  • RhPAP “Let’s Go Rural!” Post-secondary Experience convinces RN to start her career in Tofield. 

    RhPAP “Let’s Go Rural!” Post-secondary Experience convinces RN to start her career in Tofield. 

    In April 2019, Jenn Voegtlin attended an RhPAP “Let’s Go Rural!” Post-secondary Experience in Tofield as a University of Alberta nursing student. ...

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  • The need to emphasize health-care assets when promoting community

    The need to emphasize health-care assets when promoting community

    Above: Red Deer College students Andrea Luca, RN (left), and Roxanne Hiebert, who works in health information management at the Red Deer...

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  • New nurse finds what she’s looking for in Fairview

    New nurse finds what she’s looking for in Fairview

    Having grown up in Regina, Saskatchewan, Oluwasoore Fasunwon (Soore) always felt that the city of Edmonton was too big and noisy for her.   A recent graduate of the University...

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  • May 25 to 29, 2020 is Alberta Rural Health Week

    May 25 to 29, 2020 is Alberta Rural Health Week

    May 25-29, 2020 is Alberta Rural Health Week: a great opportunity to honour the contributions of the rural Alberta health-care providers and community volunteers who help keep health care close to home. 

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  • Jennifer Best, RhPAP’s newest Rural Community Consultant

    Jennifer Best, RhPAP’s newest Rural Community Consultant

    RhPAP is pleased to welcome Jennifer Best as our newest Rural Community Consultant for the north-east zone. Jennifer has been living, working,...

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  • College students study benefits & challenges of rural health care 

    College students study benefits & challenges of rural health care 

    Two health-care management students from Red Deer College are hoping to shed light on what it takes to attract and retain health-care professionals in...

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Sundre

    Keeping health care close to home in Sundre

    Nursing students to learn what it’s like to be a health professional in a rural Alberta community  Health professionals from the Sundre region will teach about 50 nursing students from Red Deer...

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  • Embracing the adventure: Dr. Leon Greeff’s journey to practise in Grande Cache

    Embracing the adventure: Dr. Leon Greeff’s journey to practise in Grande Cache

    For Dr. Leon Greeff, the path to practising family medicine at the northern edge of the Rocky Mountains in Grande Cache, Alberta,...

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  • Rita Lyster: A Rural Community Champion

    Rita Lyster: A Rural Community Champion

    Rita has been instrumental for many years as a community champion in the attraction and retention of health professionals. I think that this work is a natural part of her,...

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  • Rural Alberta health-care heroes receive well-deserved recognition

    Rural Alberta health-care heroes receive well-deserved recognition

    Mayerthorpe, Pincher Creek, Provost, and Sundre home to 2019 RhPAP Rhapsody Award recipients  Health-care heroes in four rural Alberta communities are the recipients of the 2019...

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