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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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  • Enrichment training opportunities for Alberta’s rural physicians

    Enrichment training opportunities for Alberta’s rural physicians

    Physicians in rural Alberta have an opportunity to learn the skills they need to better serve their communities. The Peter K. Lindsay...

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  • HQCA Profiles Fort Saskatchewan Long-term Care Facility

    HQCA Profiles Fort Saskatchewan Long-term Care Facility

    The HQCA Quality Exchange program has launched with a four-part series on long-term care facilities in Alberta. As part of the series, HQCA has...

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  • Lesley Allan: Passion & Pride, two important pieces helping build rural medicine

    Lesley Allan: Passion & Pride, two important pieces helping build rural medicine

    Growing up in Southern Ontario, and having now lived in rural Alberta for eight years, I’ve had the opportunity to experience the...

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  • Smoky River Skills weekend encourages students to ‘think rural’

    Smoky River Skills weekend encourages students to ‘think rural’

    Future health providers discovered a unique gem tucked away in northern Alberta: a group of Francophone communities passionate about enhancing rural medicine.  From October 26 to 28, the communities...

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  • Lorena Franchuk: Rural health care experiences change with the times but commitment remains

    Lorena Franchuk: Rural health care experiences change with the times but commitment remains

    I wasn’t born in rural Alberta. But that’s where I grew up.  I was less than a year old when my parents...

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  • Thorhild County’s Nurse Practitioner keeps health care close to home

    Thorhild County’s Nurse Practitioner keeps health care close to home

    A rural Alberta county has undertaken innovative measures to maintain health care services close to home. Thorhild County, located about 80 km...

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  • Alicia Fox: Community participation key to success in rural communities

    Alicia Fox: Community participation key to success in rural communities

    While Alberta is often best known for its wealth of natural resources, its greatest resource is not found in the land but on it: its people. ...

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  • Meagan Williams: Feeling good about the future of rural health care

    Meagan Williams: Feeling good about the future of rural health care

    When you have a sneak-peek into what the future of health care looks like in small town Alberta, you can’t help but feel confident....

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  • Hythe Continuing Care Centre Honoured For Leadership

    Hythe Continuing Care Centre Honoured For Leadership

    Small community values. Big time results.  The Hythe Continuing Care Centre was honoured January 7 with a Rhapsody Rural Health-care Heroes Award which recognize rural...

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  • Britton Ledingham: First year of RhPAP freelancing in the rear-view mirror

    Britton Ledingham: First year of RhPAP freelancing in the rear-view mirror

    Being a freelancer for RhPAP has been a great pleasure of mine.  It’s a gig I enjoy sharing with others, telling them it’s a...

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  • Nominations for the 2019 Rhapsody Awards are now open!

    Nominations for the 2019 Rhapsody Awards are now open!

    Nominations for the 2019 Rhapsody Awards are now open! Has a physician in your rural Alberta community gone above and beyond in...

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