NEWS

Nov 26 – Dental Hygiene and Compliance with Public Health Orders

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

Nov 23 – Continuing Competency Reviewers Needed & Other Information

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

Nov 16 – Third Dose Vaccination for ALL Healthcare Workers

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

Nov 10 – Updated Interim IPC Guideline & Flu Immunizer Role

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

Nov 1 – Registration Renewal Now Open

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

Oct 26 – Resources from AGM Keynote Eva Grayzel

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

Oct 25 – CDHNS Virtual Continuing Competency Event Opportunity

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!

Oct 18 – Get Your COVID-19 Up-to-date Information Here

Up-to-date information is available at the following locations: Information for the Public Information for Health Care Providers, Physicians & Staff  Follow Shared Health Manitoba on Social Media: Twitter Facebook Instagram

Oct 13 – Study Club & Journal Club Registration closes Oct 30

Many registered dental hygienists find participation in peer learning to be an engaging and fulfilling component of professional development, sharing knowledge and collaborating for the purpose of continuing competency. If you are interested in registering a Study Club or Journal Club for the 2022 Continuing Competency Program please email your Registration and Membership forms to […] Read More

Oct 13 – CDHM AGM Virtual Event on October 21, 2021

The CDHM virtual AGM is set for Thursday evening, October 21st. We are very excited to welcome Eva Grayzel, an oral cancer survivor and storyteller, to share her story and journey through oral cancer recovery. An RSVP is required to attend, please visit the CDHM website to register. How to register:  • log in to your […] Read More

Sept 29 – New Public Health Order

The CDHM, along with other provincial health regulatory colleges, have been waiting for the Provincial Public Health Order to provide clarity and direction around the August 24th press release on vaccination requirements for healthcare workers in Manitoba. On September 24th, 2021, the Chief Provincial Public Health Officer released Orders requiring vaccination or testing for designated […] Read More

July 29 – Notes from CDHM

Hopefully everyone is enjoying the wonders of summer and reuniting with family and friends. There are a few administrative items to share with you: 1. The portal for completing your 2021-2022 Continuing Competency is now open, you can complete the fillable forms at any time. 2. A reminder, if you have a name or address […] Read More

July 16 – CDHM 2021 Call for Council Nominations

To CDHM Registrants,  The CDHM Council is placing a Call for Nominations to all registrants to fill three (3) upcoming positions on Council. Elections for these positions will take place at the Annual General Meeting in October. Please see the attached information sheet and application form for details on the application process.  Thank-you for your […] Read More

June 18 – The Summer 2021 CDHM News is Here!

See what’s new in the latest issue of the CDHM News here! Messages and updates from Council and Staff Council Member Spotlight Council Meeting Highlights CPR Reminder Call for Council Nominations CDHM Council – Outreach Project Opportunity Message from the MDHA CDHM University of Manitoba Student Award Recipient University of Manitoba Graduates – Welcome to […] Read More