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Lets Go Rural! skills event in St. Paul and Elk Point encourages bilingual nursing students to think rural

A wagon ride, a French music concert, and a visit to a UFO landing pad: What a time was had by 23 bilingual nursing and…

A wagon ride, a French music concert, and a visit to a UFO landing pad: What a time was had by 23 bilingual nursing and health-care aid students from the University of Alberta and Faculté Saint-Jean. https://youtu.be/chZEAkqQGSI On October 21-23,…

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  • Smoky River Region to introduce future health-care professionals to career possibilities in rural Alberta

    Smoky River Region to introduce future health-care professionals to career possibilities in rural Alberta

    Students studying several health-care disciplines are coming to the Smoky River Region this weekend to discover the advantages of living and working...

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  • Rocky Mountain House to host rural experience for future health-care professionals

    Rocky Mountain House to host rural experience for future health-care professionals

    Students studying several health-care disciplines are coming to Rocky Mountain House to discover the advantages of living and working in rural Alberta....

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  • Today we really got to see what a rural hospital is like’ – Bow Island Skills Day

    Today we really got to see what a rural hospital is like’ – Bow Island Skills Day

    More than 40 nursing and paramedic students from Medicine Hat College experienced the demands of working in a rural hospital on September...

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  • Health-care students rock Rimbey at RhPAP skills event

    Health-care students rock Rimbey at RhPAP skills event

    Over 50 University of Alberta health-care students experienced Rimbey’s first-ever skills weekend on August 25 and 26.  The medical, nursing, and physiotherapy...

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  • Rural medicine wasn’t even on my radar’" – U of C students learn about rural health opportunities

    Rural medicine wasn’t even on my radar’" – U of C students learn about rural health opportunities

    Medical students had their eyes opened to rural opportunities at the annual Rural Shadowing Luncheon sponsored by RhPAP at the University of Calgary Cumming...

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  • ‘It gets that spark going in their eyes’ RhPAP’s Sundre Medical Skills Event

    ‘It gets that spark going in their eyes’ RhPAP’s Sundre Medical Skills Event

    RhPAP’s Sundre Medical Skills Event Nursing Week 2018 was particularly special for about 50 high school students who participated in a skills...

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  • ‘Best decision I ever made’ Flagstaff County Skills Event – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    ‘Best decision I ever made’ Flagstaff County Skills Event – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The Flagstaff County skills day starts here in a town with medieval names.  And there, not far from the corner of Galahad and Guinevere, is Sir Galahad...

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  • Wainwright High School Skills Day             – 6th June 2018

    Wainwright High School Skills Day – 6th June 2018

    For some high school students in Wainwright, a medical career in the military could be a good choice.  After all, a Canadian...

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  • First Ever Pincher Creek High School Skills Day             – 23rd May 2018

    First Ever Pincher Creek High School Skills Day – 23rd May 2018

      Over 30 keen high school students were introduced careers in rural health care during an April 20 skills day at the...

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  • Wainwright Star Edge: Students get hands-on experience at Grow Your Own Health Skills event             – 14th May 2018

    Wainwright Star Edge: Students get hands-on experience at Grow Your Own Health Skills event – 14th May 2018

    The following is an article by Zak McLachland that first appeared in the April 27, 2018 edition of the Wainwright Star EDGE....

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  • Sundre to celebrate local nurses while introducing nursing skills to students – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Sundre to celebrate local nurses while introducing nursing skills to students – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Students from Sundre and Cremona high schools to learn essential nursing skills at May 7 event Sundre and Cremona high school students...

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  • “Grow Your Own” health professions skills event to honour Camrose doctor             – 3rd May 2018

    “Grow Your Own” health professions skills event to honour Camrose doctor – 3rd May 2018

    A Camrose physician who has mentored dozens of “Young Medical Minds” will be honoured by the Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP)...

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