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Health providers collaborate in Worsley to enhance patient care

Collaborations are a vital part of the efforts made by health professionals to improve patient outcomes. They are especially important in smaller communities like Worsley…

Collaborations are a vital part of the efforts made by health professionals to improve patient outcomes. They are especially important in smaller communities like Worsley in northwestern Alberta. To enhance patient care, the nurse practitioner and emergency medical services (EMS)…

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  • Rural Alberta students keen to learn how to get into medicine

    Rural Alberta students keen to learn how to get into medicine

    A recent session aimed at sharing tips on getting into medical school had widespread appeal with rural high school students across the...

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  • Recycling helps RhPAP be lean and green

    Recycling helps RhPAP be lean and green

    March 18, 2021 is Global Recycling Day. The Global Recycling Foundation recognizes this day as a time for recognizing the people, places,...

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  • Mentorship network provides peer-to-peer support and resources for treating chronic pain and addiction 

    Mentorship network provides peer-to-peer support and resources for treating chronic pain and addiction 

    Chronic pain and substance use disorders are serious, complex conditions. Twenty per cent of Canadians report having chronic pain, and, in the...

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  • Canine connection provides unique mental health support

    Canine connection provides unique mental health support

    EMS responders receive support from man’s best friend A one-of-a-kind mental health program is offering more support for Alberta Emergency Medical Services (EMS)...

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  • Southern Alberta emergency room physicians get big break with CASTED Course 

    Southern Alberta emergency room physicians get big break with CASTED Course 

    An upcoming three-day course will help some southern rural Alberta physicians better manage a common issue they encounter in their local emergency...

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  • At-risk babies come FIRST at recent ACoRN training session for northern clinical nurse educators

    At-risk babies come FIRST at recent ACoRN training session for northern clinical nurse educators

    Now, thanks to a recent on-line course, at-risk newborns in Northen Alberta will have a greater chance to grow up strong and...

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  • One-stop shop for health care in Slave Lake

    One-stop shop for health care in Slave Lake

    After wildfires ravaged Slave Lake almost a decade ago, half of the community’s physicians moved on. As the community rebuilt, a unique...

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  • Multidisciplinary clinic in Beaverlodge is a model for team-based rural patient care

    Multidisciplinary clinic in Beaverlodge is a model for team-based rural patient care

    ‘A Place to Build Dreams’ is the slogan that appears on a Town of Beaverlodge sign at the entrance to town on...

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  • RhPAP “Let’s Go Rural!” Post-secondary Experience convinces RN to start her career in Tofield. 

    RhPAP “Let’s Go Rural!” Post-secondary Experience convinces RN to start her career in Tofield. 

    In April 2019, Jenn Voegtlin attended an RhPAP “Let’s Go Rural!” Post-secondary Experience in Tofield as a University of Alberta nursing student. ...

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  • Rural VIP No. 16: Allied Health-care Professionals

    Rural VIP No. 16: Allied Health-care Professionals

    This month, we asked the 224 members of the Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP)  about allied health professionals in their communities....

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  • 2020-21 RhPAP Conference cancelled

    2020-21 RhPAP Conference cancelled

    Next RhPAP Conference to take place in 2022 2021 to feature local events, virtual, streaming offerings Every two years, the team at...

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  • Job opportunity: Director – Rural and Regional Health (U of A)

    Job opportunity: Director – Rural and Regional Health (U of A)

    The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta invites applications for the position of Director, Rural and Regional Health....

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