BCDHA is pleased to offer this continuing education in West Kelowna:

No dull instruments!
Instrument sharpening workshop for the dental hygienist

Thursday, May 17, 2018
6:00 – 8:00 pm (doors open at 5:30pm)
Westbank Lions Community Centre, Room C
Presented by Danny Woodrow, Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co. Representative
Assisted by Wendy Jobs, RDH, BCDHA Dental Hygiene Practice Consultant

Cost: $20 – Pre-registration is required-Space limited to 25 participants

Click on the SHOP BCDHA button for details and registration.

Resources on Parkinson’s Disease

Do you have a client with Parkinson’s? You may want to review the following resources from Parkinson’s Canada:

 

Canadian Mental Health Association

In BC, 600 people committed suicide in one year, and for every death it’s estimated there are 20 suicide attempts. Hygienists are in a position of trust. Knowing what to look for, how to ask and what to do to help can be very important. SafeTalk is a half-day alertness training that can prepare you, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. To learn more, click here.

The Essential Guide to Infection Control by Hu-Friedy!

This guide is a great refresher on infection control for dental hygienists, even though it is U.S. based, the theory behind infection control is the same. To learn more visit their website here.

 

Professional Development Opportunities Sponsored by Other Organizations

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