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Rural nursing

  • Nursing career options go beyond hospital walls 

    Nursing career options go beyond hospital walls 

    Teacher, secretary, hairdresser, or nurse. For at least one young woman growing up in a small rural community during the early ’80s, the...

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  • Northern nurses love living and working rural

    Northern nurses love living and working rural

    Registered nurse, Lawrence McNeil, knew rural Alberta was where he belonged even before he enrolled in nursing school in Edmonton.  McNeil was working part-time...

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  • Fondness for rural life drives Ponoka RN’s passion for health care

    Fondness for rural life drives Ponoka RN’s passion for health care

    Dennie Hycha enjoys gazing out her office window and taking in the picture-perfect view. The registered nurse is not looking out the...

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  • Detective work plays out in Arrowwood clinic

    Detective work plays out in Arrowwood clinic

    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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  • New clinic aims to get patients back on track

    New clinic aims to get patients back on track

    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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  • Like mother, like daughter: Rural nursing has appeal for Flagstaff County duo 

    Like mother, like daughter: Rural nursing has appeal for Flagstaff County duo 

    Alyssa Ness never expected to follow in her mother’s footsteps as a licensed practical nurse. Ness grew up watching her mom, Gail...

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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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  • Off-duty Grande Cache health-care heroes save drowning teen

    Off-duty Grande Cache health-care heroes save drowning teen

    A young man is fortunate to be alive after some off-duty rural nurses and firefighters rapidly stepped in to save his life...

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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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  • Nurse practitioners have many roles to play in rural Alberta

    Nurse practitioners have many roles to play in rural Alberta

    The World Health Organization proclaimed 2020 as Year of the Nurse and the Midwife—a tribute to front-line caregivers in health care. The...

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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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