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  • Paramedic plans to engage with his community as a dedicated physician

    Paramedic plans to engage with his community as a dedicated physician

    Congratulations to Craig Bertagnolli on receiving a 2022 RhPAP Rural Medical School Award! Craig grew up on a farm outside Rocky Mountain...

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  • RhPAP’s Accommodation Program gives learners a slice of rural life

    RhPAP’s Accommodation Program gives learners a slice of rural life

    Eileen and Mel Clow may be landlords, but when medical learners come to stay in the basement suite of their Hanna home,...

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  • Health providers collaborate in Worsley to enhance patient care

    Health providers collaborate in Worsley to enhance patient care

    Collaborations are a vital part of the efforts made by health professionals to improve patient outcomes. They are especially important in smaller...

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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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  • This Peace River paramedic would prefer not to take you to the hospital

    This Peace River paramedic would prefer not to take you to the hospital

    The exciting thing about being a rural community paramedic is that you never know what the day may bring. One thing is...

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  • Understanding and collaboration is key for spouses in health care

    Understanding and collaboration is key for spouses in health care

    As Valentine’s Day approaches and thoughts turn to romance, RhPAP thought it would be interesting to speak with some health-care couples—including doctors,...

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  • COVID-19 and rural Alberta

    COVID-19 and rural Alberta

    While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of many planned programs and activities, rural Albertans have continued to adapt and improvise.

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  • Community paramedics making a difference

    Community paramedics making a difference

    Ken Hildebrand once thought of in-home medical attention as a service for elderly patients. That was until he received care in mid-2019...

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  • Long-serving paramedic does it all for remote Rainbow Lake

    Long-serving paramedic does it all for remote Rainbow Lake

    Clinic paramedic Rick Cartier has almost experienced it all during his nearly three decades in emergency medical services (EMS). Cartier is based...

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  • Today we really got to see what a rural hospital is like’ – Bow Island Skills Day

    Today we really got to see what a rural hospital is like’ – Bow Island Skills Day

    More than 40 nursing and paramedic students from Medicine Hat College experienced the demands of working in a rural hospital on September...

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  • An Advanced Care Paramedic Shares His Experience Practising in Fort Chipewyan

    An Advanced Care Paramedic Shares His Experience Practising in Fort Chipewyan

    Vincent Dazé is an Advanced Care Paramedic in Fort Chipewyan.  Previously, he worked as a paramedic in Edmonton but was looking for...

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