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Students enjoy a welcoming, festival-filled Skills Weekend in Fairview

It was the beginning of the end for about 40 nursing and medicine students visiting Fairview, Alberta last August. That is the beginning of Fairview’s…

It was the beginning of the end for about 40 nursing and medicine students visiting Fairview, Alberta last August. That is the beginning of Fairview’s exciting festival celebrating the end of summer, appropriately named Summer’s End Festival, and the best…

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  • David Kay: The importance of having a trusted general practitioner – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    David Kay: The importance of having a trusted general practitioner – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    With the 2015-2016 Provincial budget scheduled to be tabled on 26 March 2015, the final report of the Rural Health Services Review...

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  • RhPAP News Plus  : RPAP By the Numbers: Annual Conference  – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RhPAP News Plus : RPAP By the Numbers: Annual Conference – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP’s Community Recruitment Consultants (CRCs) are involved in supporting the development and enhancement of local physician attraction and retention (A&R) committees. This...

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  • Building on success             – 5th March 2015

    Building on success – 5th March 2015

    It was a busy weekend of teaching, networking, and eating during the Town of Vegreville’s recent Skills Day and community visit. Held...

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  • Nanton physician recognized for dedication to patients and community – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Nanton physician recognized for dedication to patients and community – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    A rural Alberta physician who has served Nanton and area residents for over three decades is the recipient of the 2014 Alberta...

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  • RhPAP News Plus  : RPAP By the Numbers: Weekend & Senior’s Weekend Locum Program  – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RhPAP News Plus : RPAP By the Numbers: Weekend & Senior’s Weekend Locum Program – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    The Weekend Locum Program was initiated in 1995 to provide relief to ensure that weekend call for rural physicians was no greater...

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  • Check out the February edition of RPAP Review             – 25th February 2015

    Check out the February edition of RPAP Review – 25th February 2015

    What’s new in this month’s RPAP Review? David Kay says rural healthcare reform requires courage of conviction The 2013-14 KPIs are out,...

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  • Vegreville hopes to make medical students feel at home – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Vegreville hopes to make medical students feel at home – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Future healthcare professionals are coming to Vegreville to discover the advantages of living and working in a rural Alberta community.      RPAP |...

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  • RhPAP News Plus  : RPAP By the Numbers: Shadowing Initiative  – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RhPAP News Plus : RPAP By the Numbers: Shadowing Initiative – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP helps organize opportunities for medical students to job shadow rural physicians. First-year and second-year medical students have an opportunity to shadow...

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  • Resident Physicians: Transition to Practice 101 is coming soon             – 11th February 2015

    Resident Physicians: Transition to Practice 101 is coming soon – 11th February 2015

    Get a head start on your transition to practice! Alberta’s resident physicians have one week left to register for his year’s RPAP and...

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  • Curious about Continuing Professional Development? Check out CURIOS – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Curious about Continuing Professional Development? Check out CURIOS – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Clinical Ubiquitous Rural Informed Online Services (CURIOS) offers a multifaceted method for pushing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) through digital means to busy...

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  • RhPAP News Plus  : RPAP By the Numbers: Awards & Bursaries  – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RhPAP News Plus : RPAP By the Numbers: Awards & Bursaries – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP offers two financial support initiatives to medical students: the Rural Medical School Award, and the John N. Hnatuik Rural Medical Student...

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  • David Kay: Rural healthcare reform requires courage of conviction             – 2nd February 2015

    David Kay: Rural healthcare reform requires courage of conviction – 2nd February 2015

    Last weekend, I attended two continuing medical education (CME) events for rural physicians, and one for medical students. These three events were...

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