February 3, 2016 • Written in Community Support Medical Students 0 Comments

Tagged with Brooks Medical Skills Weekend Medical Students Physician attraction Physician education University of Calgary • Written by Jonathan Koch

Students training in several healthcare disciplines are coming to Brooks to discover the advantages of living and working in a rural Alberta community.     

RPAP | Health Workforce for Alberta, in partnership with the City of Brooks, local medical professionals, and Brooks Health Centre, is hosting a Medical Skills event in Brooks on 6 February 2016.

Medical, Nursing,  and Physiotherapy Students from the University of Calgary and University of Alberta, and Respiratory students from SAIT, will experience a busy weekend of skills training taught by local healthcare professionals.

In addition to teaching students basic medical skills, RPAP Medical Skills events are valuable opportunities for rural Alberta communities to showcase local amenities to students in healthcare disciplines. Organizers will also be treating students to a community dinner and social event on Saturday evening

Skills Days and Skills Weekend events, sponsored by RPAP | Health Workforce for Alberta, are arranged by the RPAP Medical Students' Initiative Coordinator and are scheduled throughout the year in rural Alberta communities. To learn more about Medical Skills events, see www.rpap.ab.ca/skillsweekends.

RPAP | Health Workforce for Alberta is an independent, not-for-profit company funded by the Alberta Ministry of Health. Established in 1991 by the Government of Alberta, RPAP supports the ongoing efforts of Alberta’s rural physicians, their families and communities to improve the quality of rural health care.

Click here for more information on RPAP Medical Skills Weekends.

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