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  • Caring for your friends and neighbours: How the CARE Course helps support Alberta’s rural health professionals

    Caring for your friends and neighbours: How the CARE Course helps support Alberta’s rural health professionals

    Erin Welke-Martens knew long before she completed her nursing education that when you work in your own community, your patients are your neighbours, friends, and family. ...

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  • Rhapsody Awards celebrate excellence in rural Alberta health care

    Rhapsody Awards celebrate excellence in rural Alberta health care

    Committed, impressive, innovative, and wonderful—these are some of the words used to describe the 2018 recipients of the Rural Health Professions Action...

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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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  • Bashaw LPN complements small town health-care team

    Bashaw LPN complements small town health-care team

    Brooke Elworthy never can predict how her day will unfold when she walks in the door at Bashaw Medical Centre.     As a licensed...

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  • Point-of-care ultrasound turns low-risk patients into no-risk patients

    Point-of-care ultrasound turns low-risk patients into no-risk patients

    Now approaching the 1000th time it has been taught, the continually-improving and intensive Emergency Department Echo (EDE) Course is still raising the...

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  • Practical Evidence for Informed Practice Conference

    Practical Evidence for Informed Practice Conference

    Join the Alberta College of Family Physicians  for the 7th annual Practical Evidence for Informed Practice (PEIP) conference on October 19-20, 2018 in...

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  • Provost says thank you to physicians at appreciation event

    Provost says thank you to physicians at appreciation event

    An eastern Alberta community came together to socialize and show appreciation for five local physicians and their families. On Sept.12, community officials...

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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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  • Take Part in the Rural Mental Health Community Development Project

    Take Part in the Rural Mental Health Community Development Project

    Mental health challenges impact all Albertans directly or indirectly. In rural and remote areas of Alberta, residents face additional barriers such as scarcity, cost, and effectiveness...

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  • It needs to be said’: Thanking physicians in Sundre

    It needs to be said’: Thanking physicians in Sundre

    On July 24, Sundre physicians spent the evening making house calls to the Double N Ranch. However, it wasn’t medical advice that brought them...

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  • Inspiring the future of better health: 2018 CMA Health Summit

    Inspiring the future of better health: 2018 CMA Health Summit

    The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) hosted its inaugural Health Summit in Winnipeg on August 20 & 21, 2018, sparking a national conversation about innovation...

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  • Medicine Gathering and Niitsitapi wellness

    Medicine Gathering and Niitsitapi wellness

    By Julie Davis, RhPAP Community Consultant I had the pleasure of spending an afternoon last week with a very passionate and diverse...

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