The College, as authorized by the Health Professions Act, is responsible for setting the standards of practice, including entry-to-practice requirements, in order to ensure the safe, ethical and competent practice of the dental hygiene profession in Alberta.
There are different processes, fees and requirements for becoming registered to practice in Alberta depending upon applicant circumstances. The following documentation is required from all applicants:
- Completed all sections of the applicable Application Form.
- Signed and dated the Statutory Declaration on the Application Form
- Notarized the Statutory Declaration on the Application Form
- Certified cheque or money order for the non-refundable application fee - Canadian funds only
- Certified cheque or money order for the registration fee - Canadian funds only
- A Criminal Record Check completed within 1 year from the date it is received by the CRDHA
- Completion of the e-Learning course “Protecting Patients from Sexual Abuse and Misconduct”
- Evidence of professional liability insurance
- A notarized copy of current CPR certification at the required level
- Completed CPR Certification Declaration Statement for Instructors form
- Completed CRDHA Jurisprudence Examination Application form
There may be additional requirements depending on your location, education, and other certifications. Read the entire Application Checklist in your application package carefully to ensure that you have submitted all required documentation.