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Vulcan community comes together to celebrate Rhapsody Award

Recently, the community of Vulcan came out in full force to show their support for both health-care professionals and the committee that works to attract…

Recently, the community of Vulcan came out in full force to show their support for both health-care professionals and the committee that works to attract and retain them. On July 8, 2022, The Vulcan and County Healthcare Workers Attraction and…

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  • Nursing career options go beyond hospital walls 

    Nursing career options go beyond hospital walls 

    Teacher, secretary, hairdresser, or nurse. For at least one young woman growing up in a small rural community during the early ’80s, the...

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  • Home-care role different than acute care

    Home-care role different than acute care

    Home-care nurses often have to bite their tongues and listen. What it means to care for someone in their own home is...

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  • Rural nurses must be prepared for any health crisis

    Rural nurses must be prepared for any health crisis

    Nurses never quite know what they will be dealing with when a patient arrives at a rural hospital. In her previous role...

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  • Provost nurse cares for her neighbours 

    Provost nurse cares for her neighbours 

    For Val Paice, driving more than an hour, twice a day for ten months was worth the sacrifice. As a married mother with...

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  • Northern nurses love living and working rural

    Northern nurses love living and working rural

    Registered nurse, Lawrence McNeil, knew rural Alberta was where he belonged even before he enrolled in nursing school in Edmonton.  McNeil was working part-time...

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  • Fondness for rural life drives Ponoka RN’s passion for health care

    Fondness for rural life drives Ponoka RN’s passion for health care

    Dennie Hycha enjoys gazing out her office window and taking in the picture-perfect view. The registered nurse is not looking out the...

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  • Detective work plays out in Arrowwood clinic

    Detective work plays out in Arrowwood clinic

    RhPAP continues its celebration of 2020 The Year of the Nurse and the Midwife with profiles of three nurse practitioners (NPs) in...

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  • New clinic aims to get patients back on track

    New clinic aims to get patients back on track

    RhPAP continues its celebration of 2020 The Year of the Nurse and the Midwife with profiles of three nurse practitioners (NPs) in...

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  • Like mother, like daughter: Rural nursing has appeal for Flagstaff County duo 

    Like mother, like daughter: Rural nursing has appeal for Flagstaff County duo 

    Alyssa Ness never expected to follow in her mother’s footsteps as a licensed practical nurse. Ness grew up watching her mom, Gail...

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  • Nursing the unique needs of the North

    Nursing the unique needs of the North

    RhPAP continues its celebration of 2020 The Year of the Nurse and the Midwife with profiles of three nurse practitioners (NPs) in...

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  • Physicians and midwives work as a team at the maternity clinic

    Physicians and midwives work as a team at the maternity clinic

    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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  • 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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