The Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene recently (2024) published a joint position statement from the Canadian Dental Hygiene Association (CDHA) and the American Dental Hygiene Association (ADHA) on Aerosol-generating Procedures and Associated Control/Mitigation Measures. Click the abstract below to review the findings:
We just received the following information from Health Canada; see the attached schedule of Information sessions. Health Canada will be hosting information sessions on the Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP). At these sessions, information on the services covered, established CDCP fees and provider participation details will be shared. It will also be a great opportunity […] Read More
See the exciting MDA Convention and Trade Show Lecture Line up for April 19th and 20th! Click here!
The Ministry of Health, Seniors and Long Term Care recently published information on Hepatitis C: MH_Hep C Protocols_and_Guideline_ Jan 2023
The recent “Safety Code 30 – Radiation Protection in Dentistry” E-Alert from MDA can be reviewed below; of specific note for CDHM registrants is 1. Assessing the Need for Personal Dosimeters. This notice is provided to registrants as information should a discussion arises in a place of employment around the use of dosimeters. Jan 2024 […] Read More
The Canadian Association of Periodontology has extended an invitation to all MDHA members to attend a complimentary webinar on Jan 25th at 7pm, titled: ‘A Patient Centered Approach to Better Oral Health and Successful Dental Treatment’ The webinar will be presented by Danielle Perry BSc DH, MSC.
Winter means snow, hot chocolate and the Winter edition of the CDHM News! Happy Holidays from the CDHM! Click – here – to review the latest News from the CDHM.
Please review the latest update from the Province regarding updated guidance for intervals between COVID-19 vaccine doses and/or previous COVID infection: Dec 2023 XBB.1.5 COVID-19 vaccine Update
Good Afternoon The Federal Minister of Labour and Seniors, Seamus O’Regan Jr. announced today that the Seniors Dental Benefit will be available to Canadian residents with a household income under $90,000.00 and no private insurance. Applications to receive the benefit are set to open next week for seniors over the age of 87; however, appointments […] Read More
The University of Manitoba, Continuing Professional Development for Dental Hygienists has some great opportunities coming up! Check out the courses and lecture series available and click here to register!
The College of Dental Hygienists of Nova Scotia (CDHNS) will be hosting a virtual Continuing Competency event – Tools for the Dental Hygienist Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023 Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm ADT (Note: ADT is 2 hours ahead of Manitoba CST) *Courses can be applied to CDHM CCP submissions.
Fall is here and frost is on the way! Lots of News from CDHM is attached, we hope you enjoy the read. Click here – Fall 2023 Kind Regards, Arlynn
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba (CDHM) will take place on: Date: Wednesday, October 4th, 2023 Time: 7:00 – 8:00pm Location: Virtually via Zoom RSVP Required To Register: Please sign onto the CDHM website and click on the ‘My Profile’ sidebar. At […] Read More
Check out the University of Manitoba – Continuing Professional Development for Dental Hygienists! Click here and Register now!
The Federation of Dental Hygiene Regulators (FDHRC) are creating an Indigenous Anti-Racism Interpretation Guide to accompany the new national competencies. Please review the Request for Proposal (RFP) if you are interested in this important work – Request for Proposal – EPCCoDH Indigenous Anti-Racism Interpretation Guide
The Manitoba Minister of Health, Audrey Gordon, has approved CDHM’s request for the Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council to be designated under Section 2(1)(c) of the Dental Hygienists Regulation under the Dental Hygienists Act. This approval enables dental hygienists to provide services in the following six First Nations member communities of the Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council. […] Read More
Click for more information about the Call for Nominations Click to download the Call for Nominations Forms Are you interested in being a part of a dynamic group of people who lead the CDHM? CDHM Council is presently accepting nominations for two positions. Candidates must be Registered Dental Hygienists. Council meets five to six times […] Read More
On May 26, 2020, the CDHM circulated our first Interim COVID IPC Guideline. Amidst the developing COVID crisis, 5 more iterations of the document were developed. Today, effective immediately, based on Shared Health’s removal of mandatory precautions, and the May 10th removal of masking requirements in healthcare settings, CDHM is removing the Interim IPC Guidance […] Read More
University of Manitoba, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) has redeveloped the Cone Beam Radiology Technique Certification course for RDH training to include more pre-study with the full day in-person course. Review the course objectives and consider including CBCT training and study as part of your continuing education development and focus for the upcoming year. This course will […] Read More
For registrants who are on the CDHM Oral Anesthetic Roster, and have been waiting to refresh and update their Local Anesthetic skills, we have good news! The LA Refresher course will be offered at the University of Manitoba on April 15th, 2023. This first course will have limited attendance so if you are interested please […] Read More
In our continued efforts to create a Continuing Competency program (CCP) that demonstrates competency and satisfies the competency program requirement in the Dental Hygienists Act, the CDHM is re-visiting the Professional Activity Record (PAR) component of the CC Program. We have created a short survey to gather feedback from you, the registrants, which will inform […] Read More
Looking for a new challenge within your profession? Check out these two opportunities with the Federation of Dental Hygiene Regulators of Canada (FDHRC)! 1. The FDHRC seeks a consultant to conduct a scoping review and an environmental scan. The scoping review should answer the following question: What evidence exists to support the effectiveness of Orofacial Myofunctional […] Read More
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, the CDHM created a COVID-19 Interim IPC Guidance document designed to assist registrants in providing safe quality oral care for patients while minimizing risk to themselves and their colleagues. Over the past two years, the document has undergone 6 revisions based on emerging evidence at the time. […] Read More
It is a busy time of year; below are a few reminders from the office of the CDHM: The Registration Renewal deadline is closing in. December 31st is the last day to complete your registration for 2023, leaving 15 days to complete your registration renewal to avoid a late fee of $200.00. If you hold […] Read More
The MDHA & CDHM are pleased to open registration for its first ever joint Education Event for Dental Hygienists. The event is taking place as follows: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Victoria Inn Hotel, Winnipeg Saturday, February 25th, 2023 Cost: $80.00 + tax The day will include a hot buffet breakfast and a mid-day snack. […] Read More