This category is comprised of associations based in Alberta. The associations listed all relate to the subject of health in a direct manner, such as patient associations, medical professional associations, and medical research associations. An association is an organized group of people with a common interest or goal. In the health field, associations are especially invaluable. To the general public and patients, they provide such services as education and support. To the health professional, they offer research opportunities, career support and other benefits.

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Alberta Health Services
Helps people promote, preserve and restore the health of Albertans and works towards the prevention of mental disorders. Contains employment opportunities, programme details and facility information.
Alberta College of Family Physicians
Promoting medical standards and encourages medical research provincially. Information on awards, committees and publications.
Alberta College of Paramedics
A self-governing body that ensures registered Emergency Medical Responders, Emergency Medical Technicians, and Emergency Medical Technologist-Paramedics provide competent, safe and ethical care to the citizens of the province.
Alberta College of Pharmacists
Responsible for quality pharmacist practice in the province. Activities include ensuring that only qualified pharmacists are licensed, that Alberta pharmacists maintain their knowledge and skills, and that pharmacies provide a practice environment that supports quality practice and safety. Includes bylaws, news and FAQ.
Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW)
The regulatory body for the practice of social work, and the professional association representing social workers within the province. Includes FAQ, publications and registration forms.
Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists
Regulatory college provides practitioner list, upcoming events and employment advertisements.
Alberta Medical Association
The membership organization for physicians practicing within the province. Includes clinical resources, publications, and news releases.
The Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories
Exists to alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and to promote the search for a cause and cure.
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta
The regulatory body for the province’s Licensed Practical Nurses. Members provide health care services in a variety of settings and contexts.
The College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Alberta
The regulatory body for the profession of medical laboratory technology, encouraging information exchange, education for the association, its members, and the public.
College of Opticians of Alberta
Regulatory body for opticians and contact lens practitioners. Provides consumer information, safety standards, FAQ and links.
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
Licenses physicians, develops and administers standards of practice and conduct, and investigates/resolves physician-related complaints. Also provides leadership and direction on health and related policy issues such as access to services, quality improvement, patient safety and privacy.
College of Registered Dental Hygienists of Alberta
Regulates the practice of dental hygiene in the province. Contains newsletter, information for the public and history.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, NWT and Nunavut
A volunteer driven agency that fights heart disease and stroke by funding research, informing the public and promoting healthy lifestyles. Describes events, public information and donations.
The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Southern Alberta Branch
A comprehensive source of kidney disease resources including treatment options, prevention strategies, research and services.
Physiotherapy Alberta College
Regulatory body established by the Government of Alberta to regulate the practice of physical therapists in the public interest. Includes annual reports and practice resources.
Schizophrenia Society of Alberta
A non-profit organization focused on personal and organizational advocacy, education, self-help, and research in the area of schizophrenia. Includes local chapters, newsletters, and information about schizophrenia.
University of Alberta - Hope Studies Central
Statement of aims to increase understanding of the role of hope in human life, services including counseling, study workshops and training, and invitation to volunteer. Events, reading list, merchandise and contacts.
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