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The need to emphasize health-care assets when promoting community

Above: Red Deer College students Andrea Luca, RN (left), and Roxanne Hiebert, who works in health information management at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre,…

Above: Red Deer College students Andrea Luca, RN (left), and Roxanne Hiebert, who works in health information management at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, looked to health professionals for feedback on their rural postings. -- Photo supplied by Roxanne…

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  • Pandemics present opportunities to learn from the past

    Pandemics present opportunities to learn from the past

    COVID-19’s arrival in Alberta caught many residents by surprise. For provincial health-care officials, it wasn’t totally unexpected. “There have been multiple examples...

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  • Nurse Practitioners in Rural and Remote Communities

    Nurse Practitioners in Rural and Remote Communities

    In September 2019, the Alberta Government announced it was increasing spending to hire nurse practitioners to work in primary care settings in rural and underserved areas, including the Bonnyville Primary...

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  • Strategies to Prepare Students for Rural Life 

    Strategies to Prepare Students for Rural Life 

    Attracting and retaining health professionals to rural practice involves a range of personal, professional, and community factors.1 These dimensions must work together...

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