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This Peace River paramedic would prefer not to take you to the hospital

The exciting thing about being a rural community paramedic is that you never know what the day may bring. One thing is certain for community…

The exciting thing about being a rural community paramedic is that you never know what the day may bring. One thing is certain for community paramedic, Tyne Lunn: each day starts at 7 a.m. at the Emergency Medical Services headquarters…

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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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  • KPIs tell the RPAP story – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    KPIs tell the RPAP story – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Key performance indicators (KPI) are a set of measurements that are defined based on the overall goals of an organization. They are...

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  • RPAP invites stakeholders to evaluate programs – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP invites stakeholders to evaluate programs – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    In order to ensure that our initiatives continue to effectively meet stakeholder needs—and as part of our comprehensive evaluation framework— RPAP |...

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  • Rural practice was on the agenda at AMSCAR 2015 – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Rural practice was on the agenda at AMSCAR 2015 – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Alberta medical students gathered recently to mix and mingle, and learn a little bit about practising rural medicine. University of Alberta and...

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  • RPAP presents the 2014-15 John N. Hnatuik Bursary recipients – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP presents the 2014-15 John N. Hnatuik Bursary recipients – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    On 24 January 2015, six medical students from the Universities of Alberta and Calgary were presented with the John N. Hnatuik Rural...

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  • It's not too late!             – 19th January 2015

    It's not too late! – 19th January 2015

    Physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals practicing in rural communities can strill register for the Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals Conference, taking...

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  • Register now for the 2015 RPAP Community Conference!             – 12th January 2015

    Register now for the 2015 RPAP Community Conference! – 12th January 2015

    Above: Highlights from the 2014 Rural Alberta Community Physician Attraction and Retention Conference, co-hosted by the Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan, and...

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  • Resident Physicians are invited to attend Transition to Practice 101             – 7th January 2015

    Resident Physicians are invited to attend Transition to Practice 101 – 7th January 2015

    Join us in Calgary, Edmonton or Red Deer for an evening of short, handy sessions on relevant transition-to-practice topics including licensing, credentialing,...

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  • David Kay: Rural physician action plan as relevant now as it was 25 years ago – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    David Kay: Rural physician action plan as relevant now as it was 25 years ago – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    As we enter 2015 and another year of turbulence at home in Alberta and throughout the world, it is important to remind...

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