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Update- February 25, 2022

On May 14, 2020, the College released COVID-19 Return-To-Work Guidelines for Dental Technologists and Dental Technicians聽to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.聽 The guidelines provide specific direction to regulated members for safe practice during the pandemic.

路聽聽聽聽聽 Regulated members are encouraged to continue to take precautions to protect, patients, clients and each other and should continue to employ appropriate Infection Prevention and Control Measures to decrease the risk of transmission.

路聽聽聽聽聽 Regulated members are encouraged to maintain new procedures (eg., patient pre-screening; limiting people in the waiting area; screening of staff; enhanced cleaning and disinfection; physical distancing; masking) and habits (eg., enhanced hand hygiene; staying home when not feeling well) that resulted from the Guidelines. These new procedures should be considered best practice going forward.

路聽聽聽聽聽 Regardless of your vaccination status聽or that of your patients, clients, colleagues or staff, regulated members must use appropriate clinical judgment regarding masking with medical grade masks and use of any other workplace controls/PPE necessary for safety.

路聽聽聽聽聽 It remains critical to screen patients for symptoms and to implement a point of care risk assessment. (see appendix C/D of the聽COVID-19 Return-To-Work Guidelines for Dental Technologists and Dental Technicians)

路聽聽聽聽聽 It is important that regulated members continue to remain informed and use professional judgement in applying the聽public health orders聽and聽guidance聽within their practice.

路聽聽聽聽聽 Regulated members must review, understand and implement聽Occupational Health and Safety聽responsibilities and best practices for the assessment and control of hazards in the workplace.

COVID-19 Practice Guidelines

An updated guideline聽has been created to ensure the health and safety of both the public and CDTA Members. Members are expected and required to read this document and the associated links and to fully understand what is required of them.

This聽document聽replaces the CDTA鈥檚 COVID-19 Return-To-Work Guidelines for Dental Technologists and Dental Technicians and is intended to guide CDTA Members in Stage 3 and onward.

Members are encouraged to maintain any new procedures and habits (eg., enhanced hand hygiene; staying home when not feeling well) that resulted from the COVID-19 Return-To-Work Guidelines and may be considered best practice going forward.

Questions?

Should you have any questions, please contact us at:

El:聽tara@cdta.ca

Tl: 780-469-0615