On May 24, 2015, CDHNS hosted the Annual General Meeting and Presentation of the CDHNS White Paper.

CDHNS 2015 AGM Special Recognitions

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Joyce Lind, CDHNS Council Chair, bestowed Certificates of Distinguished Service to outgoing Council Members (l-r): Cathy MacLean, CDHNS's first public member on Council, Jerry Craig, Sara Harding, and Wendy Stewart. Patricia Grant, CDHNS Registrar, received a certificate honouring her with CDHNS's first Life Membership.

CDHNS White Paper Presentation

Joyce Lind, CDHNS Council Chair, and Patricia Grant, CDHNS Registrar presented the White Paper: Dental Hygienists: Prevent More to Treat Less that was published Fall of 2014.

 CDHNS White Paper

Following the AGM and Presentation on the White Paper, CDHNS offered a full-day CE course to it's members.

Drug Information System in NS

DIS Speak

DIS Pose Judy Sampson, Change Management Lead, and Dr. Rod Wilson, Physician Advisor

The Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness (DHW) continues to connect community pharmacies to its province-wide Drug Information System (DIS), and preparations are underway to provide access to prescribers and other healthcare professionals in hospitals and in the community beginning in August. This presentation provided an implementation progress update and a demonstration of the DIS Portal that Dental Hygienists will be able to use to access patient medication profiles.

Drug Information System in NS Presentation

Medavie Bluecross Insurance

Bluecross Insurance Speak

Bluecross Insurance Pose Phillipe Landry, Team Leader, Corproate Provider Services and Joanie Brooke, Insurance Auditor

Members of Medavie Bluecross’ audit team presented an overview of insurance fraud investigations. They will discuss dental audit cases and common trends and patterns that they look for. There will be an opportunity for participants to ask questions.



Medavie Bluecross Insurance Presentation

Back to Basics: Baby's 1st Visit, Fluoride Varnish, Carries Risk Assessment

V Leck Speak

Victoria Leck from CDHA V Leck Pose

New recommendations to begin oral health care visits early in a child’s life have been accepted as best practice, however many oral health professionals feel ill prepared to confidently care for young children. This session will review research and guidelines around oral care for children and provide tips for incorporating recommendations into your practice setting.

Knee to Knee Demonstration

Turn That Frown Upside Down Presentation

Turn That Frown Upside Down References


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