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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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  • RhPAP’s Accommodation Program gives learners a slice of rural life

    RhPAP’s Accommodation Program gives learners a slice of rural life

    Eileen and Mel Clow may be landlords, but when medical learners come to stay in the basement suite of their Hanna home,...

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  • Learners make themselves at home in rural Alberta

    Learners make themselves at home in rural Alberta

    On any given day, Donna Bonsteel and Shawna Banman can be found moving furniture across the province, shopping for lamps and other household...

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  • Rural VIP No. 21: Virtual Health Care

    Rural VIP No. 21: Virtual Health Care

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Alberta Health changed the physician fee schedule to allow physicians to provide virtual health care to...

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  • RhPAP announces new addition to its Board of Directors

    RhPAP announces new addition to its Board of Directors

    RhPAP welcomes Amber Link to its Board of Directors as representative for the Rural Municipalities of Alberta. Link has deep roots in...

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  • Lactation consultants offer rural breastfeeding moms support

    Lactation consultants offer rural breastfeeding moms support

    Becoming a parent is an experience like no other: the overwhelming emotion of meeting your new baby, the sleep deprivation, the joys of the first smile and...

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  • Apollo’s new medical centre ‘one small step’ for Blackfalds

    Apollo’s new medical centre ‘one small step’ for Blackfalds

    It’s every community’s dream to have easy access to primary health care close to home. So when Dr. Muti Kauchali approached the...

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  • Rural firefighters remain committed to communities despite pandemic challenges

    Rural firefighters remain committed to communities despite pandemic challenges

    Fire Prevention Week occurs from October 3 to 9 across Canada and the United States this year. Established following the Great Chicago Fire of October 1871, this...

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  • Wabasca nursing team paves way for innovative training solution during COVID-19

    Wabasca nursing team paves way for innovative training solution during COVID-19

    Legendary musician and band leader, Duke Ellington, once said, “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”  That’s exactly the approach the Wabasca/Desmarais Health...

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  • Rural VIP No. 20: Role of Rural Municipalities in Health Care 

    Rural VIP No. 20: Role of Rural Municipalities in Health Care 

    Rural VIP No. 20: Role of Rural Municipalities in Health Care With the upcoming municipal elections quickly approaching on October 18, 2021...

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  • Innisfail’s Dementia Friendly Community program is a model for other rural communities

    Innisfail’s Dementia Friendly Community program is a model for other rural communities

    Three years ago, the town of Innisfail had very little programming for individuals living with dementia. Today, Innisfail is a dementia friendly...

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  • Rural health providers get ‘REAL’ lifelong learning support

    Rural health providers get ‘REAL’ lifelong learning support

    Finding the time and money to enrol in optional professional development courses can be challenging for rural nurses and other health professionals....

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  • Important notice regarding RhPAP’s 30th Anniversary celebration

    Important notice regarding RhPAP’s 30th Anniversary celebration

    Dr. Gavin Parker, Chair, RhPAP Board of Directors, with the full support of the Board and staff has decided to cancel the...

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