Posted on February 18 2014

Dental Assisting Occupational Analysis: Nationwide Survey

This is a unique opportunity for Canadian Dental Assistants. The National Dental Assisting Examining Board is partnering with the Canadian Dental Assistants’ Association to conduct a national Occupational Analysis of the dental assisting profession in 2014. The purpose of the study is to determine the current practice among Intra-Oral Dental Assistants in Canada. In sum, data will be gathered and used to validate the NDAEB Domain Description (the national entry level standard) which is used in exam development, candidate exam preparation, and curriculum development. CDAA and provincial DA associations will use the data for other purposes related to the profession.

Therefore, a nationwide online survey has been developed with the goal of collecting as much relevant information as possible about the current practices of dental assistants in Canada. Survey questions will ask participants to rate the tasks based on their personal experiences as “frequency of use” and “importance of safe and effective patient care” with the following categories: To view more on this article or other articles please click here. Dental Assisting Occupational Analysis: Nationwide Survey .….. and more