CDHA has just released a revised Code of Ethics. The Code of Ethics is a cornerstone of dental hygienists commitment to ethics. It sets down ethical principles and responsibilities, defines accepted behaviours, promotes high standards of practice, and provides a benchmark for self-evaluation. Check out the following links to see the new code:

English http://www.cdha.ca/pdfs/Profession/Resources/Code_of_Ethics_EN_web.pdf
French http://www.cdha.ca/pdfs/Profession/Resources/Code_of_Ethics_FR_web.pdf

You can also read about the document development process at Review of the Code of Ethics, Final Report http://www.cdha.ca/pdfs/Profession/Resources/CDHA_Final_Report_June_1_2012.pdf.

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