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Freelancer

  • Emergency training course brings respect and understanding to fellow providers

    Emergency training course brings respect and understanding to fellow providers

    Two-day training focuses on rural health-care scenarios  Realistic emergency scenarios, mixed with a little humour, have physicians, nurses, and paramedics sharing a new...

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  • Lesley Allan: Passion & Pride, two important pieces helping build rural medicine

    Lesley Allan: Passion & Pride, two important pieces helping build rural medicine

    Growing up in Southern Ontario, and having now lived in rural Alberta for eight years, I’ve had the opportunity to experience the...

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  • Smoky River Skills weekend encourages students to ‘think rural’

    Smoky River Skills weekend encourages students to ‘think rural’

    Future health providers discovered a unique gem tucked away in northern Alberta: a group of Francophone communities passionate about enhancing rural medicine.  From October 26 to 28, the communities...

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  • Lorena Franchuk: Rural health care experiences change with the times but commitment remains

    Lorena Franchuk: Rural health care experiences change with the times but commitment remains

    I wasn’t born in rural Alberta. But that’s where I grew up.  I was less than a year old when my parents...

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  • Thorhild County’s Nurse Practitioner keeps health care close to home

    Thorhild County’s Nurse Practitioner keeps health care close to home

    A rural Alberta county has undertaken innovative measures to maintain health care services close to home. Thorhild County, located about 80 km...

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  • Alicia Fox: Community participation key to success in rural communities

    Alicia Fox: Community participation key to success in rural communities

    While Alberta is often best known for its wealth of natural resources, its greatest resource is not found in the land but on it: its people. ...

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  • Meagan Williams: Feeling good about the future of rural health care

    Meagan Williams: Feeling good about the future of rural health care

    When you have a sneak-peek into what the future of health care looks like in small town Alberta, you can’t help but feel confident....

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  • Hythe Continuing Care Centre Honoured For Leadership

    Hythe Continuing Care Centre Honoured For Leadership

    Small community values. Big time results.  The Hythe Continuing Care Centre was honoured January 7 with a Rhapsody Rural Health-care Heroes Award which recognize rural...

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  • Britton Ledingham: First year of RhPAP freelancing in the rear-view mirror

    Britton Ledingham: First year of RhPAP freelancing in the rear-view mirror

    Being a freelancer for RhPAP has been a great pleasure of mine.  It’s a gig I enjoy sharing with others, telling them it’s a...

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  • Boot-camp style ultrasound course kicks training into high gear

    Boot-camp style ultrasound course kicks training into high gear

    A group of doctors from southern Alberta are ready to put their newfound ultrasound skills to good use. On October 12 and...

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  • Future practitioners gain skills and insight: Rocky Mountain House Skills Weekend

    Future practitioners gain skills and insight: Rocky Mountain House Skills Weekend

    It was a weekend of fun, fright, and fundamentals as 55 healthcare students visited Rocky Mountain House for a specialized skills event October...

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  • Medical staff recognize opportunities in Bassano

    Medical staff recognize opportunities in Bassano

    Prior to 2013, the Bassano Medical Clinic was in dire need of another physician. For some time, Dr. James Richards had been...

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