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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 just how nursing…

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 just how nursing student Simon Weidemann felt, as his placement in Wetaskiwin grew near. Weidemann was unable to find temporary accommodation in the community south of Edmonton until a…

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  • Team effort attracts new physician to Fariview – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Team effort attracts new physician to Fariview – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    Successful recruitment of community physicians to rural Alberta is a team effort. In communities across rural Alberta, it is the cumulative efforts...

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  • They shoot, they score! – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    They shoot, they score! – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    On February 28th, 6 Rural Alberta North (RAN) resident physicians, their families and invited ICC medical students attended the Red Deer Rebels...

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  • RPAP and PARA team up again – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP and PARA team up again – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    On 14-16 January 2014, the RPAP again partnered with the Professional Association of Resident Physicians of Alberta (PARA), to host a handful...

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  • RPAP and PARA host speed-dating recruitment event – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    RPAP and PARA host speed-dating recruitment event – The Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan

    In January, the RPAP partnered with the Professional Association of Resident Physicians of Alberta (PARA) to host a number of evening recruitment...

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  • Cold Lake: The first RPAP Community Award recipient

    Cold Lake: The first RPAP Community Award recipient

    The City of Cold Lake was selected as the Award’s inaugural recipient for best exemplifying the overall attributes of successful community involvement...

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  • RPAP supports Alberta's rural medical students             – 23rd April 2014

    RPAP supports Alberta's rural medical students – 23rd April 2014

    The John N. Hnatuik Rural Medical Student Bursary provides full tuition including differential fees for each year of medical studies to reduce...

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  • Saying "thank you" to rural Alberta's healthcare heroes             – 23rd April 2014

    Saying "thank you" to rural Alberta's healthcare heroes – 23rd April 2014

    Throughout rural Alberta, Physician Attraction and Retention Committees go the extra mile to show our hard-working rural physicians how much they mean...

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