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Access Newsletter

Posted Date: January 21, 2021

The January edition of ACCESS is now available and includes information on the 2021 Renewal period, the new QAP Assessment Tool, the online Board Election, and an import Root of the Matter article on Professionalism and Credibility of Information.

Click here to read the January edition of Access.

2021 Renewal Period Now OPEN

Posted Date: January 11, 2021

All CDHBC registrations expire on the last day of February each year.  The online registration renewal system is NOW OPEN.  Log into your personal profile to access the online renewal system which will accept payment by Visa and Mastercard.

Cultural Safety Initiatives Status Report 2020

Posted Date: December 03, 2020

On November 30, 2020 former judge and Representative for Children and Youth in BC, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond released a report detailing their months’ long investigation: In Plain Sight: Addressing Indigenous-specific racism and discrimination in BC health care.
 
We know that there is still much work to be done to address racism and discrimination targeted towards the Indigenous population when they receive health care, including oral health care.  We have begun the journey to address this critical issue.  Please click here to read about the College’s initiatives thus far regarding Cultural Safety both in the delivery of dental hygiene care and into its own operations.  In addition this document provides resources for dental hygienists to learn about and include the principles of cultural safety in their practice.

Please click here to read the full communication that was emailed to Registrants on December 3, 2020.

Oral Health Colleges Joint Message regarding the Modernization of BC Health Regulation

Posted Date: August 31, 2020

The College of Dental Hygienists is pleased to share an important message from B.C.’s four dental colleges in response to proposed changes to the regulation of oral health care in B.C. announced by the Minister of Health on August 27, 2020. ‚ÄčPlease click here to read the message.

MLA Steering Committee releases final recommendations on health regulation modernization

Posted Date: August 27, 2020

Today the MLA Steering Committee released it's final recommendations to the Health Minister regarding the modernization of BC's health regulatory system.  The College is taking the time to consider these recommendations and further communication will be provided in due course.

Please click here to read the announcement. 

Please click here for more information related to modernization process.

Please click here to access the MLA Steering Committee report directly.
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