Local Anesthesia Course

Posted by on Dec 14, 2011 in continuing education | 0 comments

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.

This course consists of a minimum 6 weeks of self-study prior to the 3-day workshop.

The course is recognized by BC, AB, SK, MB, and is worth 30 continuing education points.

Participants must be graduates of an accredited Dental Hygiene Program and hold current licensure in their province or state of residence. They must also have current CPR certification and malpractice insurance.

Course Dates: May 4-6, 2012
Workshop Fees: $950.00 due by March 16, 2012.

For further information, you may contact Lisa Chrusch at the School of Dental Hygiene (204) 272-3062.

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Help Spread the Christmas Cheer!

Posted by on Dec 4, 2011 in community, holiday | 0 comments

It’s time to dig out your Santa hats for MDHA’s 2nd Annual Christmas Cheer Board Hamper Delivery!

Date: December 11, 2011
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Location: 550 Milt Stegall Drive (behind Lee Valley Tools)
RSVP by: Thursday, December 8, 2011 to taraleek@mts.net

Please indicate your preference to drive or to be co-pilot

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MDHA Breakfast at the MDA Convention

Posted by on Dec 3, 2011 in networking | 0 comments

WHO: All our members are invited!
WHAT: A social breakfast intended to provide a networking and information sharing opportunity
WHEN: January 27th, 8:00 am – 9:15 am
WHERE: Convention Centre

The format has changed from previous years but it will STILL be a great time! Come out, catch up with your fellow Hygienists, and check out the displays we’ll have set up.

We will be holding our Annual General Meeting (our formal business meeting) in June as we have done every year – so there is still an opportunity to get all the highlights of what your Association has been doing for you all year long. Details will be coming on this shortly!

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Presentation Request at Victor Mager School

Posted by on Nov 20, 2011 in volunteer | 0 comments

Victor Mager School, 81 Beliveau Road, Winnipeg has requested a few oral health presentations for grade 1 and 2 students.

There are a few different date options between November 22 and February 13.

As the school will be including the learning goals in our oral health presentations on the student’s records, they have requested that presentations focus on:

1.Why is it important to take care of our teeth?
2.What is the proper way of brushing our teeth?
3.What happens at a Dentist’s office?

If you’re interested, please contact Tara at taraleek@mts.net for more information!

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Canadian Patient Safety Officer Course

Posted by on Nov 17, 2011 in continuing education | 0 comments

The Canadian Patient Safety Officer Course (CPSO) is going to be offered again in 2012, in two different locations:
Vancouver, British Columbia – February 21st to 24th
Ottawa, Ontario – April 24th to 27th

The CPSO Course is a comprehensive patient safety course designed for healthcare professionals and leaders who understand the fundamentals of patient safety and have formal responsibility for disseminating patient safety principles and programs throughout their organizations.

Registration will open mid-November so stay tuned for more information at www.cha.ca and www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca, or contact safety@cha.ca.

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À notre santé… en français 2011

Posted by on Oct 6, 2011 in continuing education | 0 comments

The Conseil communauté en santé du Manitoba (CCS) is holding its forum “À notre santé… en français 2011” for all bilingual health professionals on November 3rd and 4th. This event offers numerous workshops, round table discussions and presentations on various topics, such as mental health, woman health, conflict and stress management, linguistic and cultural competency, innovative initiatives in health and social services, and much more. A great opportunity for bilingual professionals to learn, share and network!

For more details and for registration costs and information, please email info@mdha.ca.

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Congratulations Team Brush for the Cure & the National CDHA Team

Posted by on Oct 3, 2011 in CDHA, community | 0 comments

RUN FOR THE CURE 2011 was another huge success. Thanks to all of you who participated on MDHA’s Brush for the Cure team and to the CDHA team that ran in Winnipeg. We had a great time together. Stay tuned for pictures to come!!

If you missed out this year, don’t worry…there’s always next year!!

Thanks to Tara Kinchen for her hard work as our Team Captain!

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