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  • ‘It’s Just Like Home Here’.  Hythe Continuing Care Centre Team Rhapsody Award Profile

    ‘It’s Just Like Home Here’. Hythe Continuing Care Centre Team Rhapsody Award Profile

    For some seniors, horses can be a fond reminder of earlier days on the farm. These horses are your next-door neighbours if...

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  • An evidence-based program for rural surgical and obstetrical networks

    An evidence-based program for rural surgical and obstetrical networks

    Rural and Remote Health (rrh) has published a new joint position paper on rural surgery and operative delivery. Over the past 25 years,...

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  • Smoky River Region to introduce future health-care professionals to career possibilities in rural Alberta

    Smoky River Region to introduce future health-care professionals to career possibilities in rural Alberta

    Students studying several health-care disciplines are coming to the Smoky River Region this weekend to discover the advantages of living and working...

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  • Rocky Mountain House to host rural experience for future health-care professionals

    Rocky Mountain House to host rural experience for future health-care professionals

    Students studying several health-care disciplines are coming to Rocky Mountain House to discover the advantages of living and working in rural Alberta....

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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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