Orthodontic Module Committee
(Formerly the Committee for Expanded Duties of Dental Auxiliaries)
This committee shall;
- assist the Department of Continuing Dental Education at the University of British Columbia in the organization and teaching of a course in orthodontics to certified Dental Assistants and Hygienists within the guide-lines as described in the Dental Act. On successful completion of the course, the C.D.A.s and Dental Hygienists receive additional certification permitting licensure to perform specified orthodontic duties,
- advise and act as a liaison between the BCSO and the B.C. Dental Association in all legal and other matters concerning C.D.A.s and Dental Hygienists with the Orthodontic Module, and
- annually survey the BCSO members regarding their need for module certified staff and to assist members, whenever possible, in the placement of their non-module certified staff in the orthodontic module certification course.
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