Announcements

NAIT - Work Integrated Learning Experience 

The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) Dental Technology program, is seeking partnership with industry organizations who are interested in receiving a student for a work integrated learning (WIL) experience.

More information


2021 Practice Permit Renewal Information

The online renewal system is now open for the 2021 registration year.

After careful consideration of the impacts of COVID-19 on Registrants, Council has made the decision that there will be no fee increase for the 2021 registration year. Additionally, for the 2021 registration year only, the renewal deadline has been extended by 30 days.

Be aware that renewals must be completed prior to 11:59 pm on November 30th. A $400.00 non-compliance fee will automatically apply to any renewal completed after the deadline.


HOW TO RENEW:

To renew your Practice Permit for 2021, login to www.cdta.ca and then click on “2021 Online Practice Permit Renewal”, under “Member Area”.

An email confirmation receipt will be sent immediately upon completion of your renewal.  If you have not received a receipt, your renewal has not been completed.  Practice Permits will be mailed out prior to December 31st.

Anyone requiring a status change must contact the College office.  Members are not able to change their own registration status during the renewal process.

If you are experiencing difficulty logging in, please e-mail the College office at membersinfo@cdta.ca and we will respond with your login information as soon as possible.


REQUIRED INFORMATION:

The Dental Technologists Profession Regulation requires that all applicants and Members inform the College immediately when there are changes to the following information:
·       Employment status, including employer name, address and phone number.
·       Position, title and area of practice.
·       The Regulated Member’s home mailing address and home and work phone numbers.

Information changes can be submitted to the College office via email at: membersinfo@cdta.ca


2021 PRACTICE PERMIT RENEWAL FEES

Fees Paid Prior to 11:59pm on November 30
RDT/DT $780.00
RDT/DT Restricted Activities Authorization $865.00
 
Fees December 1 - December 31
RDT/DT $1180.00
RDT/DT Restricted Activities Authorization $1265.00
 
After December 31
Reinstatement Required $780.00 Reinstatement Fee plus annual practice permit fee $780.00

Total: $1560.00


REMEMBER: Don't Practice without a Permit

Anyone found to be engaged in the manufacture of dental appliances with an expired or invalid Practice Permit will be subject to disciplinary action by the CDTA which includes mandatory fines for both the Regulated Member and their employer.




2019 Annual Report

Click here to view the 2019 Annual Report

 

2019 Audited Financial Statements

Click here to view the 2019 Audited Financial Statements

 


At a meeting of Council held on April 30th, 2020, the officers of the College Council were appointed as follows:

Name

Nominee Type

Gary Wakelam President

Tara Singleton

Vice-President

Pam Rehm

Treasurer

Jason Lohr

Council Member

Youssef (Joe) Sleiman

Council Member 

Linda Seymour

Council Member

 
 

COLLEGE OF DENTAL TECHNOLOGISTS OF ALBERTA

NOMINATION AND ELECTION COMMITTEE REPORT

APRIL 3, 2020

 

Chief Electoral Officer – Jeff VanDamme

Committee Member- Lisa Basler

Committee Member – Stephanie Bruni-Bossio

Committee Member- Nycole Yacey

Notice of Election

A Notice of Election was circulated to Regulated Members of the College of Dental Technologists of Alberta (CDTA) on February 21st, 2020.  The Notice of Election was also posted on the CDTA website. Accompanying the Notice of Election was a call for Nominations, Nomination Form and request for Nominees to provide documentation in support of their Nomination.  A deadline of March 13, 2020 was set for Nominations to be submitted.

Nomination Review and Approval

The Nomination and Election Committee met via tele-meeting on March 19th, 2020 to review the nominations.  In total six (6) nominations were received and reviewed.  All six (6) nominations were found to be complete and valid and were approved by the Committee.

Appointment of Council

In accordance with CDTA Bylaws, at its meeting held on March 19th, 2020, the Nomination and Election Committee passed a motion appointing the six (6) Nominees to Council.

Council is appointed as follows:

Name

Nominee Type

Jason Lohr

Employer RDT/DT

Pam Rehm

Non-Employer RDT/DT

Linda Seymour

Non-Employer RDT/DT

Tara Singleton

Non-Employer RDT/DT

Yousef (Joe) Sleiman

Non-Employer RDT/DT

Gary Wakelam

Employer RDT/DT

 

Jeff Van Damme, Chief Electoral Officer

College of Dental Technologists of Alberta

You can access Councillor Bios here


2020 Annual General Meeting - CANCELLED

After careful consideration, given the extraordinary circumstances related to COVID-19, the CDTA Council has made the decision to cancel the 2020 Annual General Meeting.  All documents typically presented at the Annual General Meeting, including the 2019 audited financial statements will be prepared and circulated to Members via email for review.

The last meeting of the current Council will be held on April 30th.  Immediately following the meeting on April 30th, powers and duties of Council will transition immediately to the newly appointed Council.


2020 Practical Examinations Cancelled

To ensure the health and safety of exam candidates and College staff, as a result of the current COVID-19 situation, the 2020 Practical Exams scheduled for April 14, 15, 16, 16, 2020, are cancelled until further notice.

The CDTA will continue to monitor the situation and exams will be rescheduled at a later date.

 


 

February 21, 2020- MANDATORY CONTINUING EDUCATION

BACKGROUND:

On April 1, 2019, Bill 21 “An Act to Protect Patients”, came into force in Alberta. As a requirement of Bill 21, all Regulated health care professionals are required to complete mandatory Education.

In collaboration with the AFRHP, Educational resources were developped to meet the requirements of Bill 21.

MANDATORY EDUCATION:

 “Protecting Patients from Sexual Abuse and Misconduct” 

This course is a 1-hour course, consisting of three modules, designed for Regulated healthcare professionals

1. An Introduction to An Act to Protect Patients

2. Preventing Sexual Abuse and Sexual Misconduct

3. When Sexual Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Has Occurred

http://afrhp.org/bill21-protecting-patients/

There is NO tracking available for this course. The course does not allow users to close and return to the course.  Please allow sufficient time to fully complete the course. 

Upon completion, Members will be required to print a personalized certificate. (IMPORTANT: Pop-ups must be enabled in your browser in order to print the certificate. Once you have closed your browser, you cannot return to print the certificate)

This course must be completed by all regulated members prior to August 1st, 2020.  Proof of completion must be uploaded into the Member Management system for verification:

            Step 1: log on to www.cdta.ca

            Step 2: In the top righthand corner of the screen click on Hello DT _ _ _ _

            Step 3: Click on “My CDTA CE Documents”

            Step 4: Upload CE certificate, SAVE

This training is required under Provincial Legislation and therefore,  Regulated Members who have not completed the course prior to August 1st, 2020, will not be eligible to renew their Practice Permits for the 2021 registration year.

 


 

November 26, 2019

The Bylaws of the College of Dental Technologists of Alberta have been amended by Council effective November 21, 2019.   You can access the Bylaws at:

https://cdta.ca/cdta-documents