Archive for 2011

Holiday Season Office Hours

Posted by CDHM INFO On December - 20 - 2011

Please find below the hours for the holiday season.  The College wishes you and yours a happy holiday and a wonderful new year!

December 26th-28th closed
December 29th 9:00-4:00
December 30th – January 2nd closed 
Regular business hours resume January 3rd, 2012: open: Monday-Thursday 9:00-4:00, closed: Fridays

CE program: Local Anesthesia May 4-6, 2012

Posted by CDHM INFO On December - 10 - 2011

May 4-6, 2012

Course Description:

This course will prepare the dental hygienist to become competent in the administration of both block and infiltration local anesthesia. Emphasis is placed on the mechanisms of pain and a thorough understanding of the pharmacology of dental drugs and their interactions with the client’s current conditions and medications. The course consists of a minimum of 6 weeks of self- study prior to the 3-day workshop. Examination of didactic material (passing grade: 70%) will occur on the first day of the workshop following a review of didactic materials. The 2nd and 3rd days of the workshop will consist of the clinical administration of anesthesia on each other. This course is recognized by the following provincial licensing authorities: BC, AB, SK, MB, and is worth 30 continuing education points.

Course Coordinator:

Mrs. Diane Girardin, RDH, EP

Mrs. Girardin is a graduate of the School of Dental Hygiene, University of Manitoba and has over 35 years of practice experience in preventive, ortho- dontic and restorative techniques. She has 18 years of clinical teaching and is, at present, the Clinic Coordinator for the senior class and course coordi- nator for the Pain Management Course. In addi- tion, Mrs. Girardin is the course facilitator and lec- turer for the Restorative Module for Dental Hy- gienists.

Workshop Faculty:

Lorraine Glassford, B.A., R.D.H., E.P. Alayna Gelley, R.D.H., E.P.
Lila Jorheim-Macinnes, R.D.H., E.P. Marcia Rushka, R.D.H., E.P

If you are interested, please download the registration form for course requirements and more information.

For payment and documentation information, contact the School of Dental Hygiene (204) 272-3062.

CE course: Restorative Techniques for Dental Hygienists – reminder

Posted by CDHM INFO On December - 10 - 2011

The School of Dental Hygiene, University of Manitoba is offering a course in Restorative Techniques for Dental Hygienists from May 28 – June 15, 2012.

Course Description:

This course will prepare the dental hygienist to become a highly skilled restorative clinician who can work effectively as a member of a dental treat- ment team, by applying the knowledge and skills attained in both the pre-clinical and the clinical sessions to deliver quality restorative care to pa- tients. The course consists of a minimum 6 weeks of self-study prior to the 3-week module. Exami- nation of didactic material will occur (passing grade: 70%), as well as competency evaluation of clinical skills. This course is recognized by the following provincial licensing authorities: AB, SK, MB, ONT, N.S. A maximum of 10 participants only is accepted each year.

Duration:

– Minimum 6 weeks self-study

– 1 week preclinical

– 2 weeks clinical

Course Coordinator:

Dr. Tana W. Gilmartin, DMD
Dr. Gilmartin graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Manitoba in 1985. She is currently a part-time sessional and clini- cal instructor with the Department of Restora- tive Dentistry at the University of Manitoba. In addition, Dr. Gilmartin spends time in pri- vate practice and volunteers at Siloam Mis- sion’s dental clinic.

Course Facilitator: Mrs. Diane Girardin, RDH, EP

Mrs. Girardin is a graduate of the School of Dental Hygiene, University of Manitoba and has over 35 years of practice experience in preventive, ortho- dontic and restorative techniques. She has 18 years of clinical teaching and is, at present, the Clinic Coordinator for the senior class and course coordi- nator for the Pain Management Course. In addi- tion, Mrs. Girardin is the course facilitator and lec- turer for the Restorative Module for Dental Hy- gienists.

If you are interested, please download the registration form for course requirements and more information.

For payment and documentation information, contact the School of Dental Hygiene (204) 272-3062.

CDHM documents available online

Posted by CDHM INFO On October - 8 - 2011

The following documents have been mailed out to the membership. The CDHM has also made these available online for download.

CDHM Annual Report 2010-2011

CDHM Connections Fall 2011 – Issue 8

CDHM Renewal of Registration Form 2012
– Renewal Guide for 2012
– 2012 Renewal form

CDHM AGM 2011
Meeting Notice and Proposed Agenda
Introductions to the 2011 Council Candidates
CDHM 2010 AGM Minutes

We at the CDHM wish you a Happy Thanksgiving.

Thank you for your continued support and feedback!

College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba

MEETING NOTICE

Posted by CDHM INFO On October - 3 - 2011

We are pleased to announce that the 4th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the College of Dental Hygienists of Manitoba (CDHM) has been scheduled for:

Date: Saturday, October 22nd, 2011
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
*Note** Sign-in/Registration is from 8:30 – 9:00 with the meeting starting at 9:00 a.m.
Location: Canad Inns Destination Centre Transcona
826 Regent Ave West
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2G2,
P: 1-888-332-2623 or 204-224-1681

PLEASE NOTE:

The CDHM requests that you RSVP your attendance by Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 in order for sufficient refreshments and food to be provided. Please email cdhm@cdhm.info or call us at (204) 219-2678.

Hotel Accommodations:

If you are traveling from out of town and require hotel accommodations, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Canad Inns – Destination Centre Transcona for Friday, October 21st at the reduced rate of $109.00 + taxes. Please quote the group number – 139822. These rooms will be held for CDHM members until Friday, October 7th. Any rooms that have not been booked by this date will be released into general sale. Reservations can be made by calling 1-888-332-2623 or locally at 204-224-1681.

COUNCIL ELECTIONS
The CDHM has received two (2) nominations for the two (2) available positions for dental hygienists on Council. The individuals elected will serve a three (3) year term. The election will consist of a vote for or against each individual candidate. You may vote in person at the AGM, by mail or proxy. Individuals interested in serving on Council are:

· Alayna Gelley
· Salme Lavigne

Download the introductions to the 2011 Council candidates (PDF, 2 pages, 236 kb)

Voting at the AGM
Those members of the CDHM, who will be attending the AGM, will be provided with a voting ballot upon check in. Please remember to bring your membership (wallet) card or personal identification with you.

Voting by mail or proxy
Those members of the CDHM, who are unable to attend the AGM, may participate in the election of Council through the process of submitting a mail or proxy ballot. If you are not planning to attend the AGM and wish to vote, you may request a mail or proxy ballot by emailing the CDHM at CDHM@cdhm.info or calling (204) 219-2678.

Please allow enough time to receive the proxy ballot by mail and then have it mailed back and received at the office by October 14th, 2011. As per the By-Laws, Section Proxies, 4.21: The represented member must submit the signed proxy form to the college at least 5 business days before the meeting takes place.

Download the Meeting notice and Proposed Agenda (PDF, 2 pages, 419 kb)

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