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First Ever Grow Your Own Skills Event Held in Edgerton


Who better to return to a healthcare career in rural Alberta than students who grew up in rural Alberta? That's why three villages, Irma, Chauvin and Edgerton joined together to host a Grow Your Own Skills Event for high school students from all three villages. RhPAP played an integral part in helping the villages host the event....

July 12, 2018 • 0 Comments

• Written by Bobby Jones

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'It gets that spark going in their eyes' RhPAP's Sundre Medical Skills Event


Nursing Week 2018 was particularly special for about 50 high school students who participated in a skills day at the Sundre Hospital and Care Centre on May 7....

June 27, 2018 • Written in Community Support Allied Health 0 Comments

Tagged with EMTs nursing • Written by Bobby Jones

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'Best decision I ever made' Flagstaff County Skills Event


Post secondary students from SAIT​, Faculty of Nursing - University of Calgary​, MRU Student Nursing Society​, and the University of Calgary's Cumming School of Medicine​, visit Town of Killam for an RhPAP Skills Event. ...

June 19, 2018 • Written in Community Support 0 Comments

• Written by Bobby Jones

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A Healthcare Career in the Military: High School Students in Wainwright Discover It's One of Many Healthcare Futures Available in Their Area


45 high school students in Wainwright discovered that being a nurse or doctor are just two of many career options available in health care. The students learned hands-on medical skills such as injections, lifting a patient, hand hygiene, catheter care and military medical procedures. The goal was to introduce the students to the many healthcare careers available in a rural community like Wainwright. ...

June 6, 2018 • 0 Comments

• Written by Bobby Jones

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Rural Physicians in Southern Alberta Seize the Opportunity to Advance their Ultrasound Skills


It was an honour for RhPAP to sponsor the EDE Point-of-Care Ultrasound Course in Brooks, AB. Ultrasound has been described as the stethoscope of the 21st century. So its no surprise that this course filled quickly. Instructors led 17 physicians from Brooks and area through a series of hands-on exercises....

May 30, 2018 • 0 Comments

• Written by Bobby Jones

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