2017 Mandatory Continuing Dental Education Committee

Membership

The committee shall be composed of eight members.

  • three licensed dentists
  • two licensed dental hygienists
  • two licensed dental assistants
  • the Registrar

Terms of Reference

  • The committee shall establish and administer the mandatory continuing dental education program in accordance with guidelines established by The Board.
  • Determine when each three year cycle begins.
  • Approved continuing dental education courses and assigns credits to such courses;
  • Encourage sponsoring agencies to offer a sufficient number and variety of continuing dental education courses;
  • Cooperates with organized groups within dentistry with regard to continuing dental education requirements;
  • Determines the reporting and verification procedures for licensed dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants participating in the mandatory continuing dental education program;
  • Reports annually to The Board, the Nova Scotia Dental Association, the Nova Scotia Dental Hygienists' Association and the Nova Scotia Dental Assistants' Association with respect to the MCDE program;
  • Impose other requirements for the proper operation of the mandatory continuing dental education program;
  • The term of members of the Committee shall be two years and the appointments shall be staggered to permit continuity;
  • The Board may appoint any member for two additional consecutive two year terms;
  • The Board shall appoint one of the licensed dentists to be Chair of the Committee who shall be entitled to vote on all matters before the Committee;
  • The quorum for a meeting of the Committee shall be five.

2017 Mandatory Continuing Dental Education Committee Members


Mandatory Continuing Dental Education Committee


Name
Representing

Dr. Douglas C. Mackey, Chair
Dentist

Dr. Reena Kapadia
Dentist

Dr. Joanne K. Carson
Dentist

Ms. Nichole D. Auby
Dental Assistant

Ms. Krista Emino-Savory
Dental Assistant