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  • Weekly Rural Health News

    Weekly Rural Health News

    The latest in rural health news from across Alberta: March 12, 2019 – City News Alberta UCP leader would axe proposed Edmonton...

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  • New Medical Centre opens in Delburne

    New Medical Centre opens in Delburne

    Despite a snowstorm, the sun shone at the grand opening of the Delburne Medical Centre. On March 8, the entire community toured...

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  • Emergency training course brings respect and understanding to fellow providers

    Emergency training course brings respect and understanding to fellow providers

    Two-day training focuses on rural health-care scenarios  Realistic emergency scenarios, mixed with a little humour, have physicians, nurses, and paramedics sharing a new...

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  • Webinar: UofC Therapeutics Course

    Webinar: UofC Therapeutics Course

    This evidence-based course is designed to introduce family physicians, specialist physicians, pharmacists and nurse practitioners to new medications, new indications for older...

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  • RhPAP Weekly News Roundup

    RhPAP Weekly News Roundup

    All the rural health news that’s fit to print, with links compiled by RhPAP Staff for your information and reading enjoyment.  ...

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  • EDE Course participants complete boot camp training

    EDE Course participants complete boot camp training

    After four days of intensive training, 20 rural physicians are well prepared to use their newly-honed bedside ultrasound skills in the real...

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  • Pembina committee rolls out the welcome mat in Drayton Valley

    Pembina committee rolls out the welcome mat in Drayton Valley

    First impressions are powerful!  So, when Suné and Dr. Ryan White came from South Africa to Drayton Valley for a site visit...

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  • Spirit River’s “Dr. Tom” enjoys a sweet ending to a long career

    Spirit River’s “Dr. Tom” enjoys a sweet ending to a long career

    I had the pleasure of joining the Central Peace A & R Committee in celebrating the retirement of Dr. Tom Phillips in...

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  • New Pincher Creek A&R committee says thanks to local health-care heroes at inaugural event

    New Pincher Creek A&R committee says thanks to local health-care heroes at inaugural event

    The warmth of a chinook breeze welcomed Pincher Creek and area residents as they gathered on January 13 to say “thank you”...

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  • Introducing the RhPAP Attraction and Retention Toolkit

    Introducing the RhPAP Attraction and Retention Toolkit

    Does your community need help keeping health care close to home? The RhPAP Attraction & Retention (A&R) Committee Toolkit offers support and...

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  • Gold, Chicken Bones, and a “Bouncy Pillow”

    Gold, Chicken Bones, and a “Bouncy Pillow”

    54 Post-Secondary Health Care Students Experience a Fun-Filled Skills Weekend in Peace River Have you ever jumped on the “Bouncy Pillow”? It’s...

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  • Enhanced Surgical Skills in rural Alberta: Q&A with Dr. Audrée Bédard and Dr. Jared Van Bussel

    Enhanced Surgical Skills in rural Alberta: Q&A with Dr. Audrée Bédard and Dr. Jared Van Bussel

    Family physicians who offer enhanced surgical skills (ESS) are vital to rural Alberta communities. Rural GPs who can perform enhanced surgeries like...

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