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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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  • Midwives celebrate birth as a natural event

    Midwives celebrate birth as a natural event

    The World Health Organization proclaimed 2020 as Year of the Nurse and the Midwife—a tribute to front-line caregivers in health care. The...

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  • Off-duty Grande Cache health-care heroes save drowning teen

    Off-duty Grande Cache health-care heroes save drowning teen

    A young man is fortunate to be alive after some off-duty rural nurses and firefighters rapidly stepped in to save his life...

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  • Rural Voice Information Panel No. 13: Social determinants of health in rural communities 

    Rural Voice Information Panel No. 13: Social determinants of health in rural communities 

    The thirteenth Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP) survey was sent out October 1, 2020 to 218 members. The purpose of the...

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  • Lac La Biche nurses share why they love the rural practice and lifestyle

    Lac La Biche nurses share why they love the rural practice and lifestyle

    “I love rural nursing,” says Jayde Hein, a registered nurse who practises at the William J. Cadzow – Lac La Biche Heathcare...

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  • Driving around with a carton of eggs on top of her car: High River physician shares her story of the rural difference

    Driving around with a carton of eggs on top of her car: High River physician shares her story of the rural difference

    Dr. Sarah Makhdoom has been practising in High River, Alberta since 2003. In that time, she has trained over 100 up–and–coming physicians. She points out...

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  • Nurse practitioners have many roles to play in rural Alberta

    Nurse practitioners have many roles to play in rural Alberta

    The World Health Organization proclaimed 2020 as Year of the Nurse and the Midwife—a tribute to front-line caregivers in health care. The...

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  • Paying tribute to nursing health-care heroes 

    Paying tribute to nursing health-care heroes 

    The World Health Organization proclaimed 2020 as Year of the Nurse and the Midwife—a tribute to the front-line caregivers in health care....

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  • Jasper peak named after heroic wartime nurse

    Jasper peak named after heroic wartime nurse

    A guardian angel has been looking down upon the town of Jasper for more than a century. Mount Edith Cavell, a prominent...

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  • Number of male nurses practising in McLennan is three times the national average

    Number of male nurses practising in McLennan is three times the national average

    Pradeep Neupane, a male nurse, is making the morning rounds at the Sacred Heart Community Health Centre in McLennan. Here, 25 per...

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  • RhPAP offers Continuing Professional Development opportunities for Rural Alberta physicians

    RhPAP offers Continuing Professional Development opportunities for Rural Alberta physicians

    Physicians in rural Alberta communities can access opportunities through RhPAP to upgrade or gain new skills in order to better meet the...

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  • Program brings breath of fresh air to rural Albertans 

    Program brings breath of fresh air to rural Albertans 

    Dave Warnke says he owes his life to two Rocky Mountain House women.  Amie Genest and Renee Nuttall didn’t save Warnke’s life...

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  • High River physician shares her passion for rural practice with the next generation of doctors

    High River physician shares her passion for rural practice with the next generation of doctors

    Dr. Sarah Makhdoom, a member of RhPAP’s Board of Directors, has a passion for teaching. Dr. Makhdoom has practised as a family...

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