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Many paths lead to careers in rural health care

The first step to embarking on a rural health-care career isn’t necessarily applying to a health-care training program. The pathway to such a career is…

The first step to embarking on a rural health-care career isn’t necessarily applying to a health-care training program. The pathway to such a career is incredibly varied, as there are many ways to test out the profession before training. Some…

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  • Endless career paths available for social workers in Alberta

    Endless career paths available for social workers in Alberta

    The value of social work has always been essential. Now, social workers are in critical demand.  This fitting theme was adopted by...

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  • Delving into eating habits easier with virtual dietitian connections

    Delving into eating habits easier with virtual dietitian connections

    In a world filled with hype about super foods, extreme diets, and so-called “bad” foods, a Crowsnest Pass dietitian maintains: “if it...

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  • RESIDE program brings opportunities for up-and-coming rural family physicians

    RESIDE program brings opportunities for up-and-coming rural family physicians

    A new program will help resident physicians to start their medical practice while bringing additional support to rural Alberta communities in need....

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  • What is a resident physician?

    What is a resident physician?

    The road to becoming a physician is a long one, and for many the last step is becoming a resident physician. “A...

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  • Rural VIP No. 24: Youth Mental Health Programs

    Rural VIP No. 24: Youth Mental Health Programs

    The twenty-fourth survey for the members of the Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP) was sent out on February 3, 2022 to...

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  • Virtual clinic improves health-care options for Indigenous Albertans

    Virtual clinic improves health-care options for Indigenous Albertans

    Nearly 1,240 Indigenous Albertans met with physicians in a new virtual clinic during its first year of operation. The Alberta Indigenous Virtual...

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  • University love story sparks passion for rural nursing

    University love story sparks passion for rural nursing

    Nolan O’Brien never expected that he would live or work in rural Alberta. However, that’s just what happened after he fell in...

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  • Media release: Rural communities will attract new doctors

    Media release: Rural communities will attract new doctors

    Applications open Feb. 1 for a program providing benefits to bring new family physicians to rural Alberta. The Rural Education Supplement and...

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  • Alberta General Practitioner in Oncology Training Program

    Alberta General Practitioner in Oncology Training Program

    UCalgary Faculty of Medicine presents: The Alberta General Practitioner in Oncology Training Program Family physicians play an important role in the care...

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  • Psychiatric nursing students experience slice of northern life during placement

    Psychiatric nursing students experience slice of northern life during placement

    Viewing the oil sands and experiencing an ice road aren’t typical activities for nurses on a practicum. However, three registered psychiatric student nurses from...

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  • Rural VIP No. 23: Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Rural VIP No. 23: Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Rural communities have unique mental health challenges. Research suggests that residents from smaller communities may experience higher mental health stigma than those from larger communities, which may cause them...

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  • RhPAP announces Tracy Sopkow as Chief Executive Officer

    RhPAP announces Tracy Sopkow as Chief Executive Officer

    RhPAP announces Tracy Sopkow as Chief Executive Officer New leader brings rural Alberta background, health leadership experience to role A rural Alberta...

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