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  • “Pop-up” clinic the right prescription for country music fans 

    “Pop-up” clinic the right prescription for country music fans 

    Meeting the medical needs of the BVJ  For five days in mid-summer, a “mini-hospital” rises to the beat of country music in...

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  • Calm head during emergency confirms medicine in volunteer’s future

    Calm head during emergency confirms medicine in volunteer’s future

    A stint as a medical volunteer at Big Valley Jamboree five years ago was all 20-year-old Allyson Wrubleski needed to know she...

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  • Provost aims to bring students’ focus to rural health care

    Provost aims to bring students’ focus to rural health care

    A day in the life of a high school student doesn’t normally include suturing, intubation, or neck immobilization training.  However, for a...

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  • Together Alberta: Towards more sustainable future

    Together Alberta: Towards more sustainable future

    The Together Alberta project is a series of round tables hosted throughout the province by the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation (ACGC)....

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  • High school students visit hospital for unique, immersive program

    High school students visit hospital for unique, immersive program

    It was all smiles and positive feedback on Monday, May 6 following the third annual High School Skills Day at the Sundre...

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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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  • Beyond expectations: Community building series readily attracts rural Alberta leaders

    Beyond expectations: Community building series readily attracts rural Alberta leaders

    Building better rural Alberta communities is the goal of an ongoing webinar and workshop series being offered by RhPAP.   The “Mobilizing the Village” webinar and...

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Brooks

    Keeping health care close to home in Brooks

    Brooks and area high school students learn what it’s like to be a health professional in their own community Health professionals from...

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  • Apply now: Clinical Educator Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development

    Apply now: Clinical Educator Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development

    RhPAP, Alberta’s Rural Health Professions Action Plan is one of Canada’s more comprehensive NPO programs for the education, attraction and retention of...

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  • Presentations from RMA Spring 2019 Convention & Trade Show

    Presentations from RMA Spring 2019 Convention & Trade Show

    From March 18-20, 2019, RhPAP attended the Rural Municipalities of Alberta’s (RMA) Spring 2019 Convention & Trade Show. On March 19, Executive...

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  • Meet The Artisan Who Designed And Crafted Our Rhapsody Awards

    Meet The Artisan Who Designed And Crafted Our Rhapsody Awards

    RhPAP’s Rhapsody Program celebrates rural health excellence in Alberta.  So, we needed an award that excelled too.  We also wanted it to...

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  • Dr. Pieter DeWet recognized  20 years of service in the Smoky River area

    Dr. Pieter DeWet recognized 20 years of service in the Smoky River area

    On March 1, 2019 the Smoky River Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee celebrated Dr. Pieter DeWet for providing medical services in the Smoky...

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