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contact Information for SDAA

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 294 Kenaston SK
S0G 2N0

Tel:306-252-2769
Fax:306-252-2089

Web Site:
www.sdaa.sk.ca

Plan on Visiting?
603 Third St.
Kenaston SK

Electronic mail: sdaa@sasktel.net

The Saskatchewan Dental Assistants' Association provides excellence in oral health care through education, provides public protection through regulation, participates in oral health initiatives and advocates for the health and safety of dental assistants.

   

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Need a Draft Employment Contract?

Template - doc file
Template - docx file
Template - pdf file

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see regulation tab for
current List of regulated MEMBERS

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SHARING SMILES DAY

MARCH 14, 2015
COSMOPOLITAN CIVIC CENTRE
Saskatoon SK

Sharing Smiles Day emphasises the importance of oral health care to persons with special needs and raises awareness of the oral health care issues in our community. The Day includes a carnival morning led by dental students, followed by a luncheon with special guests speakers, followed by interactive demonstrations on brushing led by Faculty and Community Dentists with the discribution of Colgate dental kits to each participant.

Registration 9:30am
Carnival type games from 10 - 12
Lunch with speakers and entertainment

link to detailed information

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PRECEPTORSHIP EDUCATION & SUPPORT IN sASKATCHEWAN

www.saskpreceptors.ca

The Saskatchewan Academic Health Sciences Network (SAHSN) is pleased to announce the following two initiatives:

Preceptor Education and Support website: (www.saskpreceptors.ca) A new preceptor website was launched in November to support preceptors in all health science disciplines. The website includes the following features:

  • e-Tips Training modules for on-line preceptor education
  • Information for anyone considering becoming a preceptor. e.g. What is a preceptor, Role of the preceptor, What makes an effective preceptor, Benefits of preceptorship
  • Information on how to interact with students. Downloadable PDFs include: Student orientation, Student preparation, Student progress, giving feedback, tips for teaching adults and more…..
  • A discussion forum where preceptors can post questions or documents (registration required, password protected)
  • Additional resources such as information and links to preceptor manuals, research articles, and other websites with preceptor specific information
  • News and Events regarding preceptorship in Saskatchewan

PRECEPTORSHIP CONFERENCES: designed to engage, inspire, and provide professional development and networking opportunities to health practitioners who supervise and mentor students during clinical placements.

  • June 9, 2015 - Prince Albert
  • Regina (TBD)
  • Saskatchewan (TBD)

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Provisional crowns
Saskatchewan Polytechnic is keeping an interest list for the Provisional Crown course and  other Dental Assisting continuing education related courses.  To be added to the interest list they can contact Sandy Peach at 306-775-7474 or sandy.peach@saskpolytech.ca   you will be advised when a course has been set up.

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“SASKTEL.NET” E-MAIL ADDRESSES

For RDA’s that are not receiving emails from SDAA - if you are a ‘sasktel.net’ user; here is what you do.

  • First go to MySask.com and click on ‘emails’; this will allow you to log into the SaskTel Remote Server (will require your password)
  • Check your Junk/Spam file – the e-mails may be there and you can right click on one and add the address to a safe sender list via the menu that pops up.
  • If that does not work go to MySask.com and click on ‘emails’; this will allow you to log into the SaskTel Remote Server
  • Click on Preferences.
  • Click Spam Preferences.
  • Go to “Whitelist” (approved senders)
  • Enter the domain ‘sdaa@sasktel.net
  • Click – Allow.

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2014 - 2015 sEASONAL iNFLUENZA PROGRAM

all Saskatchewan Residents 6 months or age or older are eligible to get a free (pubicily funded) seasonal influenza vaccine.

Information: Gov-Sask

In the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region all HCW who work within HR facilities who are not immunized will be required to wear a mask in patient and client areas.

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Benefits

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fOR UPDATES AND OTHER FUN STUFF!
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CDAA SALARY & BENEFITS 2013 SURVEY RESULTS
LINK TO DOCUMENT

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SDAA 2013 Annual REPORT
link to report

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INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL STANDARDS
for oral health facilities
Saskatchewan Oral health professions - 2013

LINK TO DOCUMENT

There were a few clarifications made to the document in October/November, in order to review the changes the revision draft is posted.
LINK TO DOCUMENT

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