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From Jamaica to Lac La Biche, this RN loves the switch to rural practice

Before COVID-19, you often could find registered nurse, Debbiann Wilson, hitting a punching bag in her free time.  “I try to do some boxing, which I’m enjoying because it…

Before COVID-19, you often could find registered nurse, Debbiann Wilson, hitting a punching bag in her free time.  “I try to do some boxing, which I’m enjoying because it works my obliques,” says Debbiann Wilson, RN, who practises at the Lac La Biche Healthcare Centre.   Born…

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  • Bilingual students go rural for health-care experience in Lac La Biche

    Bilingual students go rural for health-care experience in Lac La Biche

    U of Alberta students learn what it’s like to be a health provider in a rural northern Alberta community Health providers from...

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Manning

    Keeping health care close to home in Manning

    High school students from the Manning-area will learn basic health-care skills from local health providers at an upcoming RhPAP “Grow Your Own Health Provider” skills day.

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Drayton Valley

    Keeping health care close to home in Drayton Valley

    Local high school students to learn what it’s like to be a health professional in rural Alberta Local health professionals will teach...

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Sundre

    Keeping health care close to home in Sundre

    Nursing students to learn what it’s like to be a health professional in a rural Alberta community  Health professionals from the Sundre region will teach about 50 nursing students from Red Deer...

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Fairview

    Keeping health care close to home in Fairview

    Post-secondary students learn what it’s like to be a health professional in a rural Alberta community  Health professionals from the Fairview region will teach medical...

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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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  • Lattes and bucking bulls: A wild time at Tofield Skills Event

    Lattes and bucking bulls: A wild time at Tofield Skills Event

    Bucking bulls, paintball pellets, live music, and lattes were among the many highlights of a recent Health Skills Event in Tofield. Close...

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Provost

    Keeping health care close to home in Provost

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

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Lac La Biche

    Keeping health care close to home in Lac La Biche

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

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  • Event to showcase health careers to Vegreville high school students  

    Event to showcase health careers to Vegreville high school students  

    Local health professionals to instruct students in health skills at April 25 RhPAP-sponsored event. Vegreville high school students will learn first-hand what...

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  • Bulls and billets part of unique Tofield health-care experience

    Bulls and billets part of unique Tofield health-care experience

    Community will be a big part of the upcoming RhPAP Health Skills Weekend on Apr. 13-14, 2019  Billets and bulls will be...

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  • Smoky River Skills weekend encourages students to ‘think rural’

    Smoky River Skills weekend encourages students to ‘think rural’

    Future health providers discovered a unique gem tucked away in northern Alberta: a group of Francophone communities passionate about enhancing rural medicine.  From October 26 to 28, the communities...

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