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“Let’s Go Rural!” High School Event in Brooks introduces students to rural health-care opportunities

The goal of an RhPAP Let’s Go Rural high school event is to introduce students to career opportunities in rural health care that they aren’t…

The goal of an RhPAP Let’s Go Rural high school event is to introduce students to career opportunities in rural health care that they aren’t aware of. Student interest in a high school event in November in Brooks was overwhelming.…

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  • Rural VIP No. 23: Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Rural VIP No. 23: Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Rural communities have unique mental health challenges. Research suggests that residents from smaller communities may experience higher mental health stigma than those from larger communities, which may cause them...

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  • RhPAP announces Tracy Sopkow as Chief Executive Officer

    RhPAP announces Tracy Sopkow as Chief Executive Officer

    RhPAP announces Tracy Sopkow as Chief Executive Officer New leader brings rural Alberta background, health leadership experience to role A rural Alberta...

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  • Focusing on the health-care needs of northern children

    Focusing on the health-care needs of northern children

    Megan Stock found a gap in access to children’s health services within Indigenous and northern communities while doing contract work for six years as a...

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  • New St. Paul doctor team connects long before work begins

    New St. Paul doctor team connects long before work begins

    Long before they settled into their new homes in St. Paul, seven physicians with roots around the world started building their own...

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  • St. Paul kicks off 2022 with new doctors and more to come

    St. Paul kicks off 2022 with new doctors and more to come

    Maureen Miller can’t believe her community’s good fortune. St. Paul’s mayor is excited about the fact that seven new physicians have recently settled...

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  • Nominations for the 2022 Rhapsody Awards are now open

    Nominations for the 2022 Rhapsody Awards are now open

    Have health professionals made a big difference in your rural Alberta community? Has your rural community successfully excelled at attracting and retaining...

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  • Athabasca nurse closing in on 50 years of service

    Athabasca nurse closing in on 50 years of service

      Much has changed since Doreen Van Eaton began her career as a licensed practical nurse (LPN). When Van Eaton first began working as an LPN in Athabasca, Peter...

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  • Community connections find welcoming home for student nurse

    Community connections find welcoming home for student nurse

    For nursing students, rural placements are exciting educational opportunities. However, for those with no local connections, it can be stressful to find short-term accommodation while training in rural communities. Stressed was...

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  • Lethbridge family opens doors and hearts to rural medical learners

    Lethbridge family opens doors and hearts to rural medical learners

    It’s been an amazing journey for one Lethbridge family after they opened their home to RhPAP medical learners more than a decade...

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  • Rural VIP No. 22: Changing Demographics in Rural Communities

    Rural VIP No. 22: Changing Demographics in Rural Communities

    Demographic statistics show that seniors (those 65 or older) are the fastest growing population in rural Alberta; however, not all rural communities are...

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  • Rural RNs, LPNs, NPs, RTs, EMTs, PAs & Midwives: Get your in-person registration for Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals reimbursed through RhPAP!

    Rural RNs, LPNs, NPs, RTs, EMTs, PAs & Midwives: Get your in-person registration for Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals reimbursed through RhPAP!

    38th Annual Emergency Medicine for Rural Hospitals JANUARY 28-30, 2022   Unfortunately, as the in-person portion of this conference has been cancelled,...

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  • Health services return to rural Alberta town after three decades

    Health services return to rural Alberta town after three decades

    Two new families have rolled up their sleeves to ensure a northwestern Alberta community once again has health-care access close to home. After at least 30 years without local health-care...

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