February 27 event to encourage local high school students to become health providers in rural Alberta
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. Participants will experience an interactive, skills-based introduction to working as a health-care provider in rural Alberta at Manning Community Health Centre on February 27, 2020. Students can speak with the instructors about health-related careers in the community, health provider job experiences, and the educational requirements for specific careers in health care. Grow Your Own skills events are intended to encourage high school students to consider a career in health care, while introducing them to the local opportunities available.
RhPAP Skills Day at the Manning Community Health Centre
Sponsors: Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP), Manning Area Attraction and Retention Committee, and Alberta Health Services
Location: Manning Community Health Centre, 600 2 St NE, Manning, AB T0H 2M0
Days: February 27, 2020
Time: 9 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Skills: IV Insertion, Hospital Tour, Radiology, Suturing, Casting, and Immobilization
RhPAP Skills Events
RhPAP Skills Events, including Skills Days and Skills Weekends for high school and post-secondary students, are sponsored by RhPAP, and are scheduled in rural Alberta communities throughout the year by the RhPAP Rural Community Consultant team.
Team Lead, Rural Community Consultants
North West Zone
Director, Communications and Marketing
Rural Health Professions Action Plan