Rural Photo Contest – submit your winning picture for great prizes

KenekO2_smDo you have a favourite picture of rural BC that you’d like to show off? Have you got a great shot of rural healthcare workers in action? The Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc) is looking for your best photo of a rural BC landscape and/or your local BC rural healthcare team!

RCCbc is hosting a photo contest to find and feature the best of BC’s rural communities. There are two categories for entry: landscapes, and healthcare practitioner portraits. One overall photo will be selected as the winner of the contest and will be awarded our top prize, a portable pulse oximeter from Lions Gate Technologies. Honourable mentions in the landscape category, and in the health worker portrait category will win a small assortment of RCCbc swag.

To participate in this contest, email your submissions to RCCbc at smah@rccbc.ca, or tweet them to @RCC_bc by April 30, 2015. All entries will be posted online for final viewing after the contest closes. The winning entries, chosen by RCCbc staff, will be announced in the May issue of BC Rural Update, the eNewsletter of the RCCbc.

About the Kenek 02 Pulse Oximeter

This portable, Canadian designed device plugs into the audio jack of an Apple mobile or tablet device and provides SpO2, heart rate and pleth waveform readings. It can track readings for several patients and provides practitioners with the ability to record results and compare them over time.

The Kenek O2 Pulse Oximeter does not require batteries or recharging. It is made without latex or BPA, and is small, ideal for field work as well as travel.

Learn more about this device at www.lgtmedical.com/kenek/O2.html.

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