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  • How a city raised nurse came to love the rural practice and lifestyle in Whitecourt

    How a city raised nurse came to love the rural practice and lifestyle in Whitecourt

    Kristen Belke, a registered nurse, was city born and raised. So, what led her to live and work in Whitecourt, a rural...

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  • Q&A with RhPAP Board member Ashley Woytuik

    Q&A with RhPAP Board member Ashley Woytuik

      Ashley Woytuik has practised as a registered nurse for 12 years, and has worked in an emergency setting for a decade....

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  • RhPAP supports six rural nurses at trauma nursing course in Banff

    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...

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  • RhPAP contributes to health professional learning in Banff

    RhPAP contributes to health professional learning in Banff

    RhPAP staff were kept busy from January 18–20 in Banff, Alberta as several events were taking place over the same three-day period....

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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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  • Alberta Rural Health Week starts today!

    Alberta Rural Health Week starts today!

    May 30 – June 3, 2022 is Alberta Rural Health Week!  Give your local health-care heroes a healthy dose of recognition  Today,...

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  • RhPAP funding opens door to REAL continuing education opportunities

    RhPAP funding opens door to REAL continuing education opportunities

    No matter the role within rural health care, continuing education is important. That’s why RhPAP offers a variety of programs that support...

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  • Psychiatric nursing students experience slice of northern life during placement

    Psychiatric nursing students experience slice of northern life during placement

    Viewing the oil sands and experiencing an ice road aren’t typical activities for nurses on a practicum. However, three registered psychiatric student nurses from...

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  • Wabasca nursing team paves way for innovative training solution during COVID-19

    Wabasca nursing team paves way for innovative training solution during COVID-19

    Legendary musician and band leader, Duke Ellington, once said, “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”  That’s exactly the approach the Wabasca/Desmarais Health...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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