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RhPAP supports six rural nurses at trauma nursing course in Banff

Fortunately, serious vehicle accidents in rural Alberta are a rare occurrence. Nonetheless, rural hospital nurses want to be trained to confidently treat whatever trauma comes…

Fortunately, serious vehicle accidents in rural Alberta are a rare occurrence. Nonetheless, rural hospital nurses want to be trained to confidently treat whatever trauma comes through their emergency doors. Once of the best training programs is the intensive two-day Trauma…

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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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  • Alberta veterans hung up their boots to serve in rural health care

    Alberta veterans hung up their boots to serve in rural health care

    Remembrance Day continues to stir memories for retired Canadian Armed Forces members Linda Parrish and Mark Simons. The veterans, who now work...

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  • Wainwright offers degree for locals interested in becoming RNs

    Wainwright offers degree for locals interested in becoming RNs

    The recruitment and retention of nurses has been a challenge in rural Alberta for years. In response to that challenge, a “grow...

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  • RhPAP’s Accommodation Program gives learners a slice of rural life

    RhPAP’s Accommodation Program gives learners a slice of rural life

    Eileen and Mel Clow may be landlords, but when medical learners come to stay in the basement suite of their Hanna home,...

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  • Learners make themselves at home in rural Alberta

    Learners make themselves at home in rural Alberta

    On any given day, Donna Bonsteel and Shawna Banman can be found moving furniture across the province, shopping for lamps and other household...

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  • Rural VIP No. 21: Virtual Health Care

    Rural VIP No. 21: Virtual Health Care

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Alberta Health changed the physician fee schedule to allow physicians to provide virtual health care to...

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