QA Resources

Standards of Practice
Dental Hygiene Standards of Practice (pdf)
Dental Hygiene Self-Initiation Standards Of Practice (pdf)
Entry-to-Practice Competencies and Standards for Canadian Dental Hygienists (pdf)
Dental Hygiene Standards of Practice for Educators (pdf)

Code of Ethics
CDHO Code of Ethics

Dental Hygiene Regulations
Dental Hygiene Act – Part VI Quality Assurance (pdf)

Quality Assurance Package (effective January 2015)
Quality Assurance Regulation and Registrants’ Policies (pdf)
Overview of the Quality Assurance Program (pdf)
Self-Assessment Tool (pdf)
Requirements of the Quality Assurance Program and Guidelines for Continuing Competency (pdf)
Guide to the Online System for Managing Individual Learning (SMILE Portal) (pdf)

QA Practice Assessment Tool (pdf)

Quality Assurance Resources (effective 2014 and earlier)
Section A. Registrants' Policies and Procedure Manual (pdf)
Section B. Quality Assurance Program (pdf)
Section C. Professional Portfolio Guide (pdf)
Section D. Self-Assessment Package (pdf)
Section E. Professional Portfolio Forms (MS Word) (pdf) (Non Microsoft rtf)
Section F. Guidelines for Continuing Competency (pdf)

Instructions for submitting your Professional Portfolio (pdf)

A PowerPoint tutorial designed to help dental hygienists complete their Professional Portfolio forms:

Professional Portfolio Forms Tutorial (PowerPoint.pps)
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Professional Portfolio Samples Forms 6 and 7 (PowerPoint .pps)
Professional Portfolio
F.A.Q. (PowerPoint .pps)

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