COVID-19

Professional Development Opportunities Online

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges for both people and society. The Quality Assurance (QA) Committee recognizes that many planned professional development activities have been cancelled or postponed. Registrants are required to complete 90...

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Updates to Return to Practice Guidance for RDTs 

On May 26, 2020, the Chief Medical Officer of Health issued an updated Directive #2 to allow for the gradual restart of health services accompanied by a guidance document, “COVID-19 Operational Requirements: Health Sector Restart”. Health service providers must comply...

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COVID-19 Registration Fee Relief

On May 22, 2020 the Council of the College of Dental Technologists of Ontario resolved to provide a one-time registration fee relief to offset some of the financial burden experienced by RDTs not being able to practice during these unprecedented times. In arriving at...

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COVID 19 Update: Gradual Health Sector Restart

Information and advice around COVID-19 is changing as the Ministry of Health continues to monitor the spread of this virus in our communities. On May 26th, 2020, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health revoked Directive #2 which ordered all non-essential services to...

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Return to Practice Guidance for RDTs

The Government of Ontario released a 3-stage framework for a gradual approach to reopening of workplaces in the province on April 27, 2020. While there is no set date for when non-essential services can resume, the College is providing a few resources to assist RDTs...

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COVID-19 Update – May 13, 2020

The provincial government has extended the emergency order that requires the closure of non-essential workplaces until June 2. While there is no set date for the return of practice, the College is working on general principles and guidance to support Members in...

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Working Together to Return to Practice

The Government of Ontario has released a Framework for Reopening Our Province. The document outlines the principles that will be used to reopen businesses, services and public spaces in gradual stages. While no specific dates have been offered, the framework explains...

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