Professional Practice & Jurisprudence

This course will focus on the legal and regulatory aspects of dental hygiene that will prepare the student for registration with the College of Dental Hygienist of Ontario (CDHO). During this theory course, there will be a detailed review of the Regulated Health Professions Act, Dental Hygiene Act and various Regulations affecting dental hygiene practice in Ontario. Particular emphasis will be placed on recognizing the mandatory reporting obligations, the complaints and discipline processes and preparing for the CDHO Quality Assurance Program.