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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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  • Dogs tag along with couple during rural learning journey

    Dogs tag along with couple during rural learning journey

    Dr. Asha Cadrin knew she wanted to be a doctor since the fourth grade in elementary school. So, when Asha and her...

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  • RhPAP provides free accommodations to health professions students learning in rural Alberta

    RhPAP provides free accommodations to health professions students learning in rural Alberta

    RhPAP wants to make the rural experience as positive as possible for health professions students learning in rural Alberta. RhPAP works in...

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  • Wabasca NP urges patients to be seen as whole person

    Wabasca NP urges patients to be seen as whole person

    Fear of being labelled keeps more than 60 per cent of Canadians with mental health issues or illnesses from seeking help, according...

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  • Program promoting healthy habits comes to rural Alberta

    Program promoting healthy habits comes to rural Alberta

    Learning how to shop for, cook, and eat healthy food are some skills children and their families are being taught to “CHANGE” their habits and reduce chronic...

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  • Let’s Go Rural! Nursing students share secrets to successful transition to post secondary

    Let’s Go Rural! Nursing students share secrets to successful transition to post secondary

    The path to becoming a nurse may look different to everyone with the underlying desire often the same—a passion for helping others....

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  • Rural clinic ‘mooves’ vaccination clinic along

    Rural clinic ‘mooves’ vaccination clinic along

    Family physician, Dr. Lana Fehr, wasn’t hesitant to “take it outside” at her western-themed Arrowwood Medical Clinic. It simply made sense “to...

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  • Doctor’s children follow his lead into health professions

    Doctor’s children follow his lead into health professions

    In honour of Father’s Day on June 20, we pay tribute to all dads especially those who also contribute to the health-care scene across rural Alberta.  One...

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  • RhPAP U Pillar V-Rural Health Workforce

    RhPAP U Pillar V-Rural Health Workforce

    In Alberta, over 10 per cent of the rural workforce is employed in health care and social assistance, and they are making a difference...

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  • Technology could help rural seniors age in place

    Technology could help rural seniors age in place

    A University of Calgary professor wants rural seniors to have an opportunity to remain at home for as long as they can. Joon Lee along...

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  • RhPAP U Pillar  IV-Rural Health Service Delivery

    RhPAP U Pillar IV-Rural Health Service Delivery

    Over the past decade, some innovative health services that offer better access and quality of care for rural communities have begun to...

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  • Collaboration leads to recruitment success in Northern Alberta

    Collaboration leads to recruitment success in Northern Alberta

    For communities in Northern Alberta, attracting health professionals, and retaining them once they are there, can be a challenge. That’s why a new collaboration between...

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  • RhPAP U Pillar III Rural Health Research

    RhPAP U Pillar III Rural Health Research

    In previous articles, we introduced the first two pillars of RhPAP U: Rural Population Health, and Rural Health Policy. Today, we introduce Pillar III – Rural Health Research.  Rural Health Research...

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