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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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  • Big Beautiful Cold Lake Impresses Healthcare Students

    Big Beautiful Cold Lake Impresses Healthcare Students

    55 post-secondary healthcare students arrive after a little over a 3-hour ride from Edmonton. Hospitalext0 They’re here at the Cold Lake Healthcare...

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  • Train your staff to be medical office chaperones

    Train your staff to be medical office chaperones

    Support the emotional comfort and reassurance of your patients by training your staff to be medical office chaperones. Medical Office Assistants, LPNs,...

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  • Edgerton Grow Your Own – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Edgerton Grow Your Own – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    CN’s 318 eastbound to Wainwright pulls a long load of oil and autos as it rumbles through Irma, a village of 500,...

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  • Edgerton Grow Your Own – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Edgerton Grow Your Own – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    CN’s 318 eastbound to Wainwright pulls a long load of oil and autos as it rumbles through Irma, a village of 500,...

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  • CRIT/ER: Critical Care in the Emergency Room Course – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    CRIT/ER: Critical Care in the Emergency Room Course – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Are you a rural emergency physician? The CRIT/ER: Critical Care in the Emergency Room course is coming up in September. If you...

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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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  • Deadline extended to July 20 for Rhapsody Award nominations             – 22nd June 2018

    Deadline extended to July 20 for Rhapsody Award nominations – 22nd June 2018

      Since 2002, the RhPAP Awards program has celebrated rural Alberta’s health-care heroes and rural communities with a healthy dose of recognition....

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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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  • RhPAP announces changes to Board of Directors – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RhPAP announces changes to Board of Directors – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Dr. Bert Reitsma has stepped down as Chair of the Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP). The long-time rural surgeon and Blairmore...

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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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  • ‘It’s a game changer’ RhPAP Brings EDE Ultrasound Course to Brooks

    ‘It’s a game changer’ RhPAP Brings EDE Ultrasound Course to Brooks

    “Ultrasound is the stethoscope for the 21st century,” says Dr. Doewe Kits, an emergency room physician in Brooks. “What ultrasound allows us...

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