Upcoming Professional Development

Posted by admin On March - 31 - 2015Comments Off

Please visit http://www.usask.ca/dentist…/alumni/continuing-education.php to view upcoming professional development offered by the College of Dentistry, University of Saskatchewan.

The following brochures can also be downloaded:

 

Registration is now open!

Posted by admin On March - 26 - 2015Comments Off

SASKATCHEWAN SMILE DRIVE

Posted by admin On March - 26 - 2015Comments Off

The SK Oral Health Coalition would like to introduce you to a new and exciting initiative that we have partnered with Canada’s Tooth Fairy to deliver – it is the first ever  SASKATCHEWAN SMILE DRIVE.

SASKATCHEWAN SMILE DRIVE is an event held throughout the month of April, National Oral Health Month. In April we encourage individuals and groups to collect toothbrushes and toothpaste for children in need of these supplies. There are thousands of fami…lies in Saskatchewan who cannot afford basic oral health supplies. All items collected in Regina and Saskatoon can be dropped off at the collection centres listed below and donations will be delivered to local charities throughout the province. All of the donations will stay in Saskatchewan!

Here you will find a SASKATCHEWAN SMILE DRIVE poster. We ask that you participate in this exciting event by donating, and we also request that you forward this message along with the poster to your partner’s and stakeholders.  SMILE DRIVE POSTER

SASKATOON COLLECTION CENTRE: SK Dental Hygienists Association, 114 – 3502 Taylor St. Saskatoon, Phone: 306-931-7342306-931-7342 (LAKEVIEW PLACE – BIN IN LOBBY – OPEN 8-6)

REGINA COLLECTION CENTRE: Northgate Dental, Northgate Mall U75, 489 Albert Street N Regina, SK, S4R 3C4 Phone: 306-775-2737306-775-2737  Office hours: Mon to Fri – 8am to 4pm

Creating a Tobacco Free Future for the People of Saskatchewan

Posted by admin On December - 10 - 2014Comments Off

In conjunction with National Non-Smoking Week, this professional development seminar is being planned as an interdisciplinary event. Research shows that support and advice from a trained health provider can double a person’s chances of quitting tobacco successfully.

 

This program gives health providers the skills and tools they need to talk effectively with their patients and clients about quitting smoking.

 

Providers will learn:

* Effects of tobacco dependence and challenges people face when trying to quit or cut back, including special groups with unique challenges

* Supportive, non-judgmental techniques for talking with patients and clients about tobacco use and quitting, including positive, proven strategies that help people quit

* General information about types of tobacco and their effects on health

* What tobacco cessation programs and services are available in Saskatchewan

 

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It’s that time again…SDHA License Renewal is now OPEN!!

Posted by admin On November - 7 - 2014Comments Off

Pic of heart_RDHLicense renewal packages were mailed today.  Included you will find: a license renewal memo, summary of changes for 2015, brochures for upcoming Professional Development courses, and the latest issue of the SDHA Edge Newsletter.

 

All categories of dental hygiene licensure are up for renewal in Saskatchewan with current licenses expiring on January 15, 2015.  This will be the last time we will be renewing licenses in January.  In the summer 2015, you will receive another license renewal package with a new renewal deadline of October 31, 2015.  Please see yellow insert in this mailing for a summary of changes occurring in 2015.

 

Online Renewal:

  • Online renewal and electronic payment options (Visa and MasterCard) are available from the Member Login:  http://www.sdha.ca/index.php/members
  • The deadline for license renewals (both online and hard copy) is Tuesday, January 6, 2015
  • Please be advised that a LATE FEE of $100.00 will be applied to any license renewal not processed by the expiration date of January 15, 2015.
    • RENEW ONLINE PRIOR TO December 15, 2014 and you will be entered into a draw for complimentary professional development through CDHA and SDHA.
    • CDHA: The Oral Cancer Awareness course (7 credits and a value $149)
    • SDHA: One full day course complimentary in the 2015 calendar year
 
 
 

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114-3502 Taylor Street East,Saskatoon, SK S7H 5H9 Ph: (306) 931-7342 Fax: (306) 931-7334 Email:sdha@sasktel.net