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Rural Alberta health care

  • 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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  • Medical student plans to meet rural patients “where they are at”

    Medical student plans to meet rural patients “where they are at”

    Congratulations to Breanne Gordulic, recipient of a 2022 RhPAP Rural Medical School Award. Breanne’s interest in rural medicine began when she moved...

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  • First-year medical student plans to return to his rural roots

    First-year medical student plans to return to his rural roots

    Congratulations to Jarom Stevenson of Rosemary, Alberta, one of the recipients of the 2022 RhPAP Rural Medical School Award. These awards provide a one-time...

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  • Shortage of physicians in Tofield led to creation of local, award-winning attraction and retention committee

    Shortage of physicians in Tofield led to creation of local, award-winning attraction and retention committee

    “In the midst of every crisis, lies great opportunity.” ― Albert Einstein Five years ago, the Town of Tofield had a medical crisis....

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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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  • Occupational Therapist helps patients get back to the “job of living.”

    Occupational Therapist helps patients get back to the “job of living.”

    The most common question Noelannah Neubauer gets when talking to non-medical professionals is, “What does an Occupational Therapist do exactly?” Neubauer describes...

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  • Endless career paths available for social workers in Alberta

    Endless career paths available for social workers in Alberta

    The value of social work has always been essential. Now, social workers are in critical demand.  This fitting theme was adopted by...

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  • Rural VIP No. 24: Youth Mental Health Programs

    Rural VIP No. 24: Youth Mental Health Programs

    The twenty-fourth survey for the members of the Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP) was sent out on February 3, 2022 to...

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  • University love story sparks passion for rural nursing

    University love story sparks passion for rural nursing

    Nolan O’Brien never expected that he would live or work in rural Alberta. However, that’s just what happened after he fell in...

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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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  • Rural VIP No. 23: Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Rural VIP No. 23: Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Rural communities have unique mental health challenges. Research suggests that residents from smaller communities may experience higher mental health stigma than those from larger communities, which may cause them...

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  • Focusing on the health-care needs of northern children

    Focusing on the health-care needs of northern children

    Megan Stock found a gap in access to children’s health services within Indigenous and northern communities while doing contract work for six years as a...

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