The Dental Hygienist as Manager

Course 4 of 4 of Certificate Program: Independent Practice for Dental Hygienists


  • CDHA member fee: $199.00
  • CDHA student member fee: $101.00
  • Non-member fee: $399.00

Note that your access to this course will expire one year from the date of purchase; course registration fees are non-refundable and subject to applicable taxes.

Course Description

“The Dental Hygienist as Manager” is the fourth of the four courses of the Certificate Program: Independent Practice for Dental Hygienists.

As you proceed with the establishment of your independent dental hygiene practice your ongoing challenge will be to become an effective manager. In this course we will look at the following management functions common to all business ventures:

  • understanding your role as manager
  • knowing when to consult professionals and what to consult them about
  • recruiting and hiring the right employee
  • developing a human resource manual
  • writing job descriptions

Training and rewarding employees appropriately will help to assure quality of work and the achievement of your professional goals. You will learn when to consult other professionals as you establish your practice policies and standards.

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