See the attached Shared Health Memo and Guide regarding the updated COVID-19 Return-to-Work Procedures Shared Health Memo – Changes to Return to Work Guidance/Testing Shared Health Screening Guide – Health-Care Worker COVID-19 Return to Work Screening Guide
NEW! An easy guide to the Regulation of Dental Hygiene in Manitoba View “Know the Act”
Over 180 dental hygienists attended the CDHM/MDHA networking event at the RBC Convention Centre on April 22nd.
Shared Health has updated their Guidelines, see link: Full guidance for health-care worker return to work/testing. If you have any questions, please reach out to the College office. In health, ArlynnRegistrar, Executive DirectorCDHM
Welcome to the 2022 Spring edition of the CDHM News Short. Click the page below and read about the latest announcements and updates from the College!
Register Here MDHA/CDHM Mix & Mingle The MDHA and the CDHM are pleased to remind you that this years Mix & Mingle will be offered in person, in conjunction with the 2022 MDA Conference. Details are as follows: Friday, April 22nd, 2022RBC Convention Centre, WinnipegRoom: York 1 8:00 a.m. – Registration & Full Hot Breakfast8:30 […] Read More
Mar 2022 PPE Requirements Mar 2022 Masking Requirements As Public Health measures begin to lift, it is important to remember your role as a healthcare provider and to be aware of the CDHM Interim IPC Guidelines that remain in effect until further notice. Up to date Shared Health pandemic response information continues to be our […] Read More
The Indigenous Dental Association of Canada (IDAC) is inviting the Canadian dental community to join in their reconciliation journey. Register here for this free online event taking place Thursday, March 3, 2022, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM CST
COVID is still among us, but the next few months may bring some changes that will bring us closer to a new normal. At this time, be reminded the CDHM Interim Guidelines are still in effect. Shared Health has circulated a new ‘Returning to Work Guideline for Employees’, the document is attached for your review. […] Read More
The COVID-19 Omicron Variant has resulted in significant community spread. Shared Health has responded by updating a number of their Public Health Guidelines. The following (3) documents are of particular relevance. Please review and contact the College office if you have any questions. 1. Fully vaccinated individuals who have had infection with the COVID-19 virus (tested […] Read More
The Personal Health Information Act Amendments – Questions and Answers Guideline on Limited Authority to Make a Determination that a Request for Access Has Been Abandoned Guideline on Limited Authority to Disregard Certain Requests for Access Guideline on Privacy Breaches Please review, The Personal Health Information Amendment Act (The Act). The Act received Royal Assent on […] Read More
Welcome to the 2021 Winter edition of the CDHM NEWS Short. Wishing you and your families Health & Happiness for the Holiday Season! […] Read More
Read the Entry-to-Practice Canadian Competencies for Dental Hygienists here.
Top 3 Ethics & Jurisprudence Questions for Analysis: 1. In Manitoba dental hygiene is a “self-regulated” health profession. This means: First Statement: Dental hygiene achieved “professional” status. Second Statement: Dental hygienists are involved in governing their own profession. The Second Statement is correct. “Self-regulation” vs “Regulation” is an important distinction in The Dental Hygienists Act. […] Read More
The College strongly encourages registrants to review and reflect on all related professional obligations to avoid expressing views not supported by evidence. It is possible to encourage dialogue or suggest improvements to the current pandemic response without contributing to the distribution of scientifically unreliable or inaccurate information that is harmful to the public. Reports of […] Read More
Good Afternoon The CDHM requires two registrants to serve on the Continuing Competency Committee. If you are interested, please see the attached Job Description & Role and Responsibilities. The call out for these positions will remain open until December 15th, 2021. If you have any questions regarding this role please contact me at the College […] Read More
Review the latest (Nov 18, 2021) update for COVID-19 Provincial Guidance for Aerosol Generating Medical Procedures (AGMPs)
Dental hygienists are eligible for a third COVID-19 vaccine dose. Initially, the CDHM was told by Shared Health that the third dose was for those working in hospitals and long term care homes. We understand, however, if RDH’s identified themselves as such, they were not denied the booster vaccine. And, importantly, as of Thursday last […] Read More
Thank-you to Manitoba dental hygienists for safely providing oral care during this next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, as highly infectious variants are circulating in the community causing breakthrough infections. There are two items of importance for your review: A Slightly Revised Interim IPC Guideline is available, please note new Health Canada information on the […] Read More
Registration renewal begins Monday November 1st and closes December 31st, 2021. Registration fees for 2022 are $540.00 for practicing registrants and $285.00 for non-practicing registrants. Reminders for 2022 Registration: 1. Option for registration fee payment using Pre-Authorized Debit (PAD). Log-into your registrant account at www.cdhm.info, go to the side bar menu and click on Sign […] Read More
Wow, thank-you Eva Grayzel, for sharing your compelling story; one that reminds us to be forever vigilant! Resources and links from Eva, for oral cancer screening and self-screening: Oral Screening Handouts Six-Step Screening Poster Oral Cavity Self-Exam Oropharynx Self-Exam
CDHM registrants are invited to join the College of Dental Hygienists of Nova Scotia (CDHNS) Virtual Continuing Competency Event on Saturday, November 20, 2021! Check out the flyer for information on all presentation topics/presenters and Register Here for a full or half day!
Good Afternoon First, thank-you to all of you who contacted the College during the past 17 months with COVID-19 related questions. I realize the answers are not always clear and our best evidence is always changing; we have no precedent decision-making when it comes to COVID-19. Attached is a FAQ sheet () with answers to […] Read More
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