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  • City-raised registered nurse falls in love with the rural practice and lifestyle in Rocky Mountain House

    City-raised registered nurse falls in love with the rural practice and lifestyle in Rocky Mountain House

    Heather Halladay, a registered nurse in Rocky Mountain House, grew up in the city. She also went to university in the city...

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  • Nursing the unique needs of the North

    Nursing the unique needs of the North

    RhPAP continues its celebration of 2020 The Year of the Nurse and the Midwife with profiles of three nurse practitioners (NPs) in...

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  • Lac La Biche nurses share why they love the rural practice and lifestyle

    Lac La Biche nurses share why they love the rural practice and lifestyle

    “I love rural nursing,” says Jayde Hein, a registered nurse who practises at the William J. Cadzow – Lac La Biche Heathcare...

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  • Jasper peak named after heroic wartime nurse

    Jasper peak named after heroic wartime nurse

    A guardian angel has been looking down upon the town of Jasper for more than a century. Mount Edith Cavell, a prominent...

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  • Number of male nurses practising in McLennan is three times the national average

    Number of male nurses practising in McLennan is three times the national average

    Pradeep Neupane, a male nurse, is making the morning rounds at the Sacred Heart Community Health Centre in McLennan. Here, 25 per...

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  • Meet our new Director of Health Professions, Amy Deagle

    Meet our new Director of Health Professions, Amy Deagle

    RhPAP is pleased to announce that Amy Deagle of Consort, Alberta has joined our team as Director of Health Professions. Amy will be starting...

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  • New nurse finds what she’s looking for in Fairview

    New nurse finds what she’s looking for in Fairview

    Having grown up in Regina, Saskatchewan, Oluwasoore Fasunwon (Soore) always felt that the city of Edmonton was too big and noisy for her.   A recent graduate of the University...

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  • A special thank you to all our rural nurses on International Nurses Day

    A special thank you to all our rural nurses on International Nurses Day

    May 12, 2020 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale. Nightingale was a pioneer of modern day nursing. She...

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  • Fort McMurray flooding spotlights volunteer efforts 

    Fort McMurray flooding spotlights volunteer efforts 

    Flood water hadn’t completed its assault on downtown Fort McMurray late last month before an unofficial army of volunteers mobilized to support displaced residents and businesses.

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  • Skills weekend pays off with nurse hiring

    Skills weekend pays off with nurse hiring

    How did a wiener roast, bull riding, and home-made cinnamon buns contribute to the hiring of a nurse in Tofield?  They were...

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Sundre

    Keeping health care close to home in Sundre

    Nursing students to learn what it’s like to be a health professional in a rural Alberta community  Health professionals from the Sundre region will teach about 50 nursing students from Red Deer...

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  • 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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