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“Let’s Go Rural!” High School Event in Brooks introduces students to rural health-care opportunities

The goal of an RhPAP Let’s Go Rural high school event is to introduce students to career opportunities in rural health care that they aren’t…

The goal of an RhPAP Let’s Go Rural high school event is to introduce students to career opportunities in rural health care that they aren’t aware of. Student interest in a high school event in November in Brooks was overwhelming.…

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  • Wembley couple’s plans often paused when emergency calls

    Wembley couple’s plans often paused when emergency calls

    As Valentine’s Day approaches and thoughts turn to romance, RhPAP thought it would be interesting to speak with some health-care couples—including doctors,...

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  • Virtual clinic helps tackle health-care barriers for Indigenous people

    Virtual clinic helps tackle health-care barriers for Indigenous people

    An innovative and collaborative virtual clinic is giving Indigenous people in Alberta a new option when it comes to accessing health care....

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  • Strong supports lead to mental health success

    Strong supports lead to mental health success

    Mental health supports are different for everyone, but are vital to every wellness journey. These supports, from professional help such as therapy and...

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  • Sharing personal experiences to end mental health stigma

    Sharing personal experiences to end mental health stigma

    According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, one in five Canadians experience a mental health problem or illness in any given year. Despite...

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  • Tofield recreation therapist makes life fun for long-term care residents

    Tofield recreation therapist makes life fun for long-term care residents

    Everyone likes to have fun, whether they are one or 100. So, if Nicole Kulba is taking care of you, consider yourself...

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  • PCN workshop’s advice: Don’t worry, be happy

    PCN workshop’s advice: Don’t worry, be happy

    Happiness—it’s a simple concept that isn’t always easy to come by, especially coming out of the year that was 2020. That’s why practitioners at...

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  • Rural nursing and midwifery key to enhancing future health care

    Rural nursing and midwifery key to enhancing future health care

    RhPAP wraps up its celebration of 2020 The Year of the Nurse and Midwife by looking into what’s in store down the...

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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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