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.


– 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.

4 Responses to “CE course: Restorative Techniques for Dental Hygienists – reminder”

  1. Georgina Plotnikoff says:

    Hello, I am a RDH in Alberta and I want to take a restorative module which I can use in AB. Mainly to do occlusal adjustments. Is this course recognized in Alberta and does this enable a RDH clinician to do occlusal adjustments?

    Please let me know.
    Thank you,
    Georgina Plotnikoff

    • CDHM ADMIN_NEW says:

      Hello Georgina,

      Thank you for your comment. I’ve forwarded your message to the CDHM office for more information.

      CDHM Web Administrator

  2. Shelli says:

    Is this course still available?
    If so I would like more information about the program
    Thank you

    • CDHM ADMIN_NEW says:

      Hello Shelli,

      I’ve forwarded your message to the CDHM office for more information. Thanks for your interest.

      CDHM Web Administrator

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