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Communication support improves quality of life

Effective communication isn’t easy for everyone and, for those who struggle with it, it can have a negative impact on their quality of life. Private…

Effective communication isn’t easy for everyone and, for those who struggle with it, it can have a negative impact on their quality of life. Private speech language pathologist, Carla Hanak focuses her expertise mainly on children between birth and 17…

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  • ‘It really helps you to pick a career’ – Manning’s high school health career exploration day

    ‘It really helps you to pick a career’ – Manning’s high school health career exploration day

    On February 27, 2020, the Manning Area Attraction and Retention Committee in collaboration with the Rural Health Professions Action Plan hosted a...

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  • Crowsnest Pass community comes together to create a high school health mentorship experience

    Crowsnest Pass community comes together to create a high school health mentorship experience

    How do you support a rural high school student in their journey to become a rural health-care provider? Well, it takes a...

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  • Engaging students in rural mentorship opportunities

    Engaging students in rural mentorship opportunities

    Over 100 first-year medical students were introduced to great possibilities during a recent Rural Mentorship Lunch. Held on July 19, 2019 at...

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  • Provost aims to bring students’ focus to rural health care

    Provost aims to bring students’ focus to rural health care

    A day in the life of a high school student doesn’t normally include suturing, intubation, or neck immobilization training. However, for a...

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  • High school students visit hospital for unique, immersive program

    High school students visit hospital for unique, immersive program

    It was all smiles and positive feedback on Monday, May 6 following the third annual High School Skills Day at the Sundre...

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Brooks

    Keeping health care close to home in Brooks

    Brooks and area high school students learn what it’s like to be a health professional in their own community Health professionals from...

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  • Pincher Creek and area students to learn about careers in health

    Pincher Creek and area students to learn about careers in health

    RhPAP Skills Event will introduce SW Alberta high school students to rural health careers  An upcoming health–care careers exploration day is intended to open eyes, and...

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