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Alberta rural health

  • Lets Go Rural! skills event in St. Paul and Elk Point encourages bilingual nursing students to think rural

    Lets Go Rural! skills event in St. Paul and Elk Point encourages bilingual nursing students to think rural

    A wagon ride, a French music concert, and a visit to a UFO landing pad: What a time was had by 23...

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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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  • 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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  • Canadian Space Agency looking for rural physician collaboration

    Canadian Space Agency looking for rural physician collaboration

    *From CSA media release Leveraging the ambitious vision for human space exploration and the deep space healthcare needs of astronauts, the Canadian...

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  • Remote instruction for rural ultrasound courses introduced for the first time in RhPAP-supported event in Camrose.

    Remote instruction for rural ultrasound courses introduced for the first time in RhPAP-supported event in Camrose.

    Technology is dramatically changing the way rural physicians learn how to perform ultrasounds.   Up until now, each bed station that is part...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Canine connection provides unique mental health support

    Canine connection provides unique mental health support

    EMS responders receive support from man’s best friend A one-of-a-kind mental health program is offering more support for Alberta Emergency Medical Services (EMS)...

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  • Pilots saved remote northern Alberta community from 1920s diphtheria outbreak

    Pilots saved remote northern Alberta community from 1920s diphtheria outbreak

    The strength and courage of Albertans was tested during another disease outbreak in Northern Alberta more than 90 years ago. In December 1928, a...

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  • Screen Test brings breast cancer screening to women across Alberta

    Screen Test brings breast cancer screening to women across Alberta

    For nearly 30 years, a mobile clinic has made it easier for Alberta women to stay on top of their breast health...

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