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This Peace River paramedic would prefer not to take you to the hospital

The exciting thing about being a rural community paramedic is that you never know what the day may bring. One thing is certain for community…

The exciting thing about being a rural community paramedic is that you never know what the day may bring. One thing is certain for community paramedic, Tyne Lunn: each day starts at 7 a.m. at the Emergency Medical Services headquarters…

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  • Recycling helps RhPAP be lean and green

    Recycling helps RhPAP be lean and green

    March 18, 2021 is Global Recycling Day. The Global Recycling Foundation recognizes this day as a time for recognizing the people, places,...

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  • Mentorship network provides peer-to-peer support and resources for treating chronic pain and addiction 

    Mentorship network provides peer-to-peer support and resources for treating chronic pain and addiction 

    Chronic pain and substance use disorders are serious, complex conditions. Twenty per cent of Canadians report having chronic pain, and, in the...

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  • Canine connection provides unique mental health support

    Canine connection provides unique mental health support

    EMS responders receive support from man’s best friend A one-of-a-kind mental health program is offering more support for Alberta Emergency Medical Services (EMS)...

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  • Southern Alberta emergency room physicians get big break with CASTED Course 

    Southern Alberta emergency room physicians get big break with CASTED Course 

    An upcoming three-day course will help some southern rural Alberta physicians better manage a common issue they encounter in their local emergency...

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  • At-risk babies come FIRST at recent ACoRN training session for northern clinical nurse educators

    At-risk babies come FIRST at recent ACoRN training session for northern clinical nurse educators

    Now, thanks to a recent on-line course, at-risk newborns in Northen Alberta will have a greater chance to grow up strong and...

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  • One-stop shop for health care in Slave Lake

    One-stop shop for health care in Slave Lake

    After wildfires ravaged Slave Lake almost a decade ago, half of the community’s physicians moved on. As the community rebuilt, a unique...

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  • Multidisciplinary clinic in Beaverlodge is a model for team-based rural patient care

    Multidisciplinary clinic in Beaverlodge is a model for team-based rural patient care

    ‘A Place to Build Dreams’ is the slogan that appears on a Town of Beaverlodge sign at the entrance to town on...

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  • Rural VIP No. 16: Allied Health-care Professionals

    Rural VIP No. 16: Allied Health-care Professionals

    This month, we asked the 224 members of the Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP)  about allied health professionals in their communities....

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  • 2020-21 RhPAP Conference cancelled

    2020-21 RhPAP Conference cancelled

    Next RhPAP Conference to take place in 2022 2021 to feature local events, virtual, streaming offerings Every two years, the team at...

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  • Job opportunity: Director – Rural and Regional Health (U of A)

    Job opportunity: Director – Rural and Regional Health (U of A)

    The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta invites applications for the position of Director, Rural and Regional Health....

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  • This third-year med student from Wetaskiwin plans to practise in Indigenous communities.

    This third-year med student from Wetaskiwin plans to practise in Indigenous communities.

    Congratulations to Kristi Mellom, one of four recipients of the RhPAP 2020 Rural Medical School Award. Each student receives $5,000 to assist...

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  • Pincher Creek family physician hangs up her stethoscope after an accomplished career

    Pincher Creek family physician hangs up her stethoscope after an accomplished career

    After nearly three decades of distinguished service in Alberta and beyond, Pincher Creek physician, Cathy Scrimshaw, is ready to hang up the...

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