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Rural health

  • Delving into eating habits easier with virtual dietitian connections

    Delving into eating habits easier with virtual dietitian connections

    In a world filled with hype about super foods, extreme diets, and so-called “bad” foods, a Crowsnest Pass dietitian maintains: “if it...

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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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  • 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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  • New St. Paul doctor team connects long before work begins

    New St. Paul doctor team connects long before work begins

    Long before they settled into their new homes in St. Paul, seven physicians with roots around the world started building their own...

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  • Community connections find welcoming home for student nurse

    Community connections find welcoming home for student nurse

    For nursing students, rural placements are exciting educational opportunities. However, for those with no local connections, it can be stressful to find short-term accommodation while training in rural communities. Stressed was...

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  • Wainwright offers degree for locals interested in becoming RNs

    Wainwright offers degree for locals interested in becoming RNs

    The recruitment and retention of nurses has been a challenge in rural Alberta for years. In response to that challenge, a “grow...

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  • Apollo’s new medical centre ‘one small step’ for Blackfalds

    Apollo’s new medical centre ‘one small step’ for Blackfalds

    It’s every community’s dream to have easy access to primary health care close to home. So when Dr. Muti Kauchali approached the...

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  • RhPAP funds tele-rehab project in Crowsnest Pass

    RhPAP funds tele-rehab project in Crowsnest Pass

      Crowsnest Pass residents requiring additional rehabilitation support are now able to remotely access expertise from larger centres thanks to a cutting-edge technology project...

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  • Program promoting healthy habits comes to rural Alberta

    Program promoting healthy habits comes to rural Alberta

    Learning how to shop for, cook, and eat healthy food are some skills children and their families are being taught to “CHANGE” their habits and reduce chronic...

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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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  • Rural clinic ‘mooves’ vaccination clinic along

    Rural clinic ‘mooves’ vaccination clinic along

    Family physician, Dr. Lana Fehr, wasn’t hesitant to “take it outside” at her western-themed Arrowwood Medical Clinic. It simply made sense “to...

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