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  • Rural nurse practitioner helps fill gap in local primary care access

    Rural nurse practitioner helps fill gap in local primary care access

    Saluting nurse practitioners during #NPWeek RhPAP sends a shout out to all the nurse practitioners across rural Alberta during National Nurse Practitioner...

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  • A Nurse Practitioner’s Experience of Northern Alberta

    A Nurse Practitioner’s Experience of Northern Alberta

    Making a move from a southern Alberta community to the province’s north might seem like a risk to many, but it was...

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  • Shared lessons: Preceptors, students learn from each other on the job

    Shared lessons: Preceptors, students learn from each other on the job

    Thank you, rural preceptors! November 2 is designated as Rural Preceptor Recognition Day by RhPAP to acknowledge the commitment health-care preceptors give...

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  • From Libya to La Crete: Family doctor continues devotion to his patients

    From Libya to La Crete: Family doctor continues devotion to his patients

    Having a family doctor to call their own wasn’t something La Crete residents were accustomed to before Dr. Fathi Lajili arrived 10...

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  • TeleRehab 2.0 project improves access to specialized rehabilitation assessments and treatments for rural Albertans

    TeleRehab 2.0 project improves access to specialized rehabilitation assessments and treatments for rural Albertans

    A new joint project from Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine allows rural Albertans access to...

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  • Fairview celebrates Kim Ruether, recipient of the 2022 RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Hero Award

    Fairview celebrates Kim Ruether, recipient of the 2022 RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Hero Award

    Congratulations to Kim Ruether, recipient of the 2022 RhPAP Rhapsody Health-care Heroes Award! Kim grew up in Northwest Alberta, on a homestead...

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  • Vulcan community comes together to celebrate Rhapsody Award

    Vulcan community comes together to celebrate Rhapsody Award

    Recently, the community of Vulcan came out in full force to show their support for both health-care professionals and the committee that...

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  • Couple from India continues education to become rural Alberta RNs

    Couple from India continues education to become rural Alberta RNs

    For Tony Thomas and his wife, Tintu Mol Pazhukalayil Mathai, there was no doubt that they would return to the registered nursing roles they held in India...

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  • What’s involved in Alberta Health Services’ rural physician recruitment? Hint: More than you think!

    What’s involved in Alberta Health Services’ rural physician recruitment? Hint: More than you think!

    Recently, Vanessa Weatherbee, a senior consultant with Alberta Health Services (AHS) Medical Affairs, was joined by Susan Smith and Alecia Kerber, physician...

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  • Shortage of physicians in Tofield led to creation of local, award-winning attraction and retention committee

    Shortage of physicians in Tofield led to creation of local, award-winning attraction and retention committee

    “In the midst of every crisis, lies great opportunity.” ― Albert Einstein Five years ago, the Town of Tofield had a medical crisis....

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  • Learning from adversity allows rural communities to better meet local health needs

    Learning from adversity allows rural communities to better meet local health needs

    Two rural communities are proving, like a phoenix, they can rise above crises and make positive changes to health care. Both Slave...

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  • Passion for volunteering becomes stress release for rural RN

    Passion for volunteering becomes stress release for rural RN

    For 43 years, registered nurse, Irene Crosland, worked in the fast-paced environment of labour and delivery, the emergency department, and acute care,...

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