The purposes of the standards are to:
- Emphasize the concept that continuing competency and professional growth are the responsibility of the individual practitioner; and
- Enable the Quality Assurance Committee to assist a practitioner with specific remediation if it is requested or is necessary; and
- Enhance the development of the Quality Assurance Program of the College of Denturists.
Every member of the College of Denturists of Ontario is required to develop and maintain a professional portfolio. The portfolio shall be consistent with the attached outline and will be available to the College of Denturists of Ontario's Quality Assurance Committee and/or a Quality Assurance Assessor on verbal request.
Other Professional Activities
Professional Development/Continuous Learning
The Quality Assurance Committee required all members of the College of Denturists to maintain their professional knowledge through appropriate continuous learning and professional education on an annual basis.
Denturists must obtain a minimum of 100 hours of CE credits every five years with a minimum of 10 credits per year. The areas of learning should relate to topics in the field of Clinical Dental, Dental Practice Management, Jurisprudence and Other Dental.