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“Let’s Go Rural!” High School Event in Brooks introduces students to rural health-care opportunities

The goal of an RhPAP Let’s Go Rural high school event is to introduce students to career opportunities in rural health care that they aren’t…

The goal of an RhPAP Let’s Go Rural high school event is to introduce students to career opportunities in rural health care that they aren’t aware of. Student interest in a high school event in November in Brooks was overwhelming.…

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  • Occupational Therapist helps patients get back to the “job of living.”

    Occupational Therapist helps patients get back to the “job of living.”

    The most common question Noelannah Neubauer gets when talking to non-medical professionals is, “What does an Occupational Therapist do exactly?” Neubauer describes...

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  • Rural health professionals may have role in stopping human trafficking

    Rural health professionals may have role in stopping human trafficking

    Health professionals may have an ability to root out cases of human trafficking in rural Alberta just by asking a few pointed...

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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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