Bylaws — Federation of Canadian Dentistry Student Associations
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Serving members of the Executive shall be currently enrolled in an undergraduate dentistry program. Regional councillors shall be currently enrolled in an undergraduate dentistry program in their designated region. University of Alberta Dental Students Association: Athena deBrouwer, Shannon Munsie 7. Election of Officers The meeting resources included a call for nominations for positions on the Executive.
Three mail-in nominations were received.
Two nominations from the floor were also received. As there was only one candidate for each position, all candidates were elected by acclamation and candidate speeches were not required.
Group Discussion — Short-term and Long-term Planning The discussion groups established earlier in the meeting met to discuss short-term and long-term planning. Submission of Proposals and Resolutions to Meetings of the Council 9. Absentee Voting at Meetings of the Council 9. Quorum at Meetings of the Council 9. The members of the Executive shall be elected by the members of the Council from among the members of the Council during the AGM. Serving members of the Executive shall be currently enrolled in an undergraduate dentistry program.
Regional councillors shall be currently enrolled in an undergraduate dentistry program in their designated region. Terms of Office Election of Members of the Executive Qualifications to Serve as President Duties and Responsibilities of the Executive Duties and Responsibilities of the President Duties and Responsibilities of the Vice-President Vacancy of Offices of the President and Vice-President Duties and Responsibilities of the Regional Councillor - Western Duties and Responsibilities of the Regional Councillor - Central Duties and Responsibilities of the Regional Councillor - Eastern Participation by Electronic Means at Meetings of the Executive The bilingual website will be developed in stages.
The website would be discussed in more detail during the planning sessions later in the meeting. Presentations from Invited Organizations 6. Dentistry is considered a profession because it is based on a complex body of knowledge and skills.
In Canada, this is provided by academic institutions and certification agencies. A profession is committed to competence, which forms a social contract with society. The basis of this social contract is trust.Presidential Election News Coverage (November 6, 2012, 11:15PM)
The public grants a profession the right to considerable autonomy in practice and the privilege of self-regulation or disciplining its own members. Quality control is provided by accreditation agencies.
In Canada, provincial regulatory bodies serve that function except for the northern territories where dentistry is regulated directly by the government. Dentists are represented by a number of professional organizations including local societies, professional societies, specialty associations, provincial associations and a national association. CDA is a federation comprised of Corporate members the provincial dental associations with the exception of Quebec and delivers a variety of programs under two main areas of focus - knowledge and advocacy.
The NDEB was incorporated in by an Act of Parliament of Canada to establish qualifying conditions for a national standard of competence for general dental practitioners and to issue certificates to dentists who meet the standard.
Wiseman reviewed the NDEB certification process, explaining the various paths taken by graduates of accredited programs and graduates of non-accredited programs. The NDEB has established sophisticated reciprocal agreements with a number of countries: There is also has a special Quebec-France agreement.
Foreign trained dentists from other countries apply to the equivalency process. Established inASDA is a national student-run organization that protects and advances the rights, interests and welfare of dental students. It introduces students to lifelong involvement in organized dentistry and provides services, information, education, representation and advocacy.
ASDA has over 20, members from 65 schools.
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Its Board of Directors holds yearly strategic planning sessions where it determines future goals and how success will be measured 6. CDSPI was originally incorporated in to provide administration and accounting services to dentists for several provincial government post-treatment payment programs, but later became involved in the administration of insurance plans for dentists. This benefit has been funded by established dentists within the dentists own insurance program. Counter provided an overview of the student debt faced by the new generation of dentists.
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CDSPI strives to support students with relevant financial literacy lectures and products developed just for them. The initiative consists of three components: It includes three main sections: