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Community connections find welcoming home for student nurse

For nursing students, rural placements are exciting educational opportunities. However, for those with no local connections, it can be stressful to find short-term accommodation while training in rural communities. Stressed was just how nursing…

For nursing students, rural placements are exciting educational opportunities. However, for those with no local connections, it can be stressful to find short-term accommodation while training in rural communities. Stressed was just how nursing student Simon Weidemann felt, as his placement in Wetaskiwin grew near. Weidemann was unable to find temporary accommodation in the community south of Edmonton until a…

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  • Lethbridge family opens doors and hearts to rural medical learners

    Lethbridge family opens doors and hearts to rural medical learners

    It’s been an amazing journey for one Lethbridge family after they opened their home to RhPAP medical learners more than a decade...

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  • Rural RNs, LPNs, NPs, RTs, EMTs, PAs & Midwives: Get your in-person registration for Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals reimbursed through RhPAP!

    Rural RNs, LPNs, NPs, RTs, EMTs, PAs & Midwives: Get your in-person registration for Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals reimbursed through RhPAP!

    38th Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals JANUARY 28-30, 2022 This course provides updates on clinical topics relevant for physicians, nurses, and...

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  • We’re Hiring! Corporate Accountant.

    We’re Hiring! Corporate Accountant.

    RhPAP Corporate Accountant / Team Lead If you excel at full cycle accounting in a not-for-profit environment, then we should talk. For...

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  • Wainwright offers degree for locals interested in becoming RNs

    Wainwright offers degree for locals interested in becoming RNs

    The recruitment and retention of nurses has been a challenge in rural Alberta for years. In response to that challenge, a “grow...

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  • Learners make themselves at home in rural Alberta

    Learners make themselves at home in rural Alberta

    On any given day, Donna Bonsteel and Shawna Banman can be found moving furniture across the province, shopping for lamps and other household...

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  • RhPAP announces new addition to its Board of Directors

    RhPAP announces new addition to its Board of Directors

    RhPAP welcomes Amber Link to its Board of Directors as representative for the Rural Municipalities of Alberta. Link has deep roots in...

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  • Apollo’s new medical centre ‘one small step’ for Blackfalds

    Apollo’s new medical centre ‘one small step’ for Blackfalds

    It’s every community’s dream to have easy access to primary health care close to home. So when Dr. Muti Kauchali approached the...

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  • Rural VIP No. 20: Role of Rural Municipalities in Health Care 

    Rural VIP No. 20: Role of Rural Municipalities in Health Care 

    Rural VIP No. 20: Role of Rural Municipalities in Health Care With the upcoming municipal elections quickly approaching on October 18, 2021...

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  • Innisfail’s Dementia Friendly Community program is a model for other rural communities

    Innisfail’s Dementia Friendly Community program is a model for other rural communities

    Three years ago, the town of Innisfail had very little programming for individuals living with dementia. Today, Innisfail is a dementia friendly...

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  • Rural health providers get ‘REAL’ lifelong learning support

    Rural health providers get ‘REAL’ lifelong learning support

    Finding the time and money to enrol in optional professional development courses can be challenging for rural nurses and other health professionals....

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  • Important notice regarding RhPAP’s 30th Anniversary celebration

    Important notice regarding RhPAP’s 30th Anniversary celebration

    Dr. Gavin Parker, Chair, RhPAP Board of Directors, with the full support of the Board and staff has decided to cancel the...

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  • Health providers collaborate in Worsley to enhance patient care

    Health providers collaborate in Worsley to enhance patient care

    Collaborations are a vital part of the efforts made by health professionals to improve patient outcomes. They are especially important in smaller...

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