October 13, 2017 • 0 Comments

• Written by Jonathan Koch

RPAP Rural Health Round-Up provides a regular glimpse at the efforts on going to meet rural Alberta's health workforce challenges. 

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Consultant Corner

This past week our consultants were connecting with communities across the province, learning more about the landscape of health care in rural Alberta.


Rural Health Care Experiences highlighted by RhPAP

A new video series will highlight the unique, and sometimes lighter side, of being a health care professional in rural Alberta. Starting in November, RhPAP will be launching a series of vignettes entitled, "Rural Health Care Experiecnes", to be featured on our blog and social media platforms. For a sneak peak, here's Blarimore's Dr. Allan Garbutt sharing a story about how they tracked down one patient in a uniquely rural fashion. Click the image to play, and be sure to follow us on Instagram!


RhPAP video highlights the health care team in Grande Cache

"If you are looking to practise in a community where people care for each other genuinely, where you would be expected to be part of a family that provides essential needs for this community, then you should come here."

Check out the article and video by Bobby Jones here.


Register now: CPATH Regional, Rural & Remote Pre-Conference - Oct. 25-29, 2017

Are you trying to provide transgender care in a smaller community and feeling isolated and unsupported?? Come hear about ways providers like you are working on developing their professional network and share ideas about ways to:

  • find support to help you do the work
  • improve your community’s access to trans care
  • reach out to other providers in your community to build capacity and collegiality
  • build community networks to help support your gender diverse patients

Register now for the CPATH Regional, Rural & Remote Pre-Conference, taking place Oct. 26, 2017 in Vancouver.

This part of the CPATH 5th Biennial Conference and Pre-Conference Training and Annual General Meeting at the Coast Plaza Hotel in Vancouver, BC from October 25th-29th, 2017.

Transforming the Landscape of Transgender Health and Wellness combines a three-day national conference with two days of pre-conference training workshops.

The event is an ideal opportunity for professionals and community members from various fields to come together to network and share knowledge about trans health.

Click here to register and for more information

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