Archive for December, 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.

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