How Comfortable is your Comfort Zone

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How Comfortable is your Comfort Zone
Date: Fri, Nov 28, 2014
Time: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Place: Ottawa Conference and Event Centre (formerly the Hampton Conference Centre)
100 Coventry Road Ottawa, Ontario
Presenter: Beth Ryerse

Beth Ryerse

Registration/breakfast: 8:00am

Feel as though your career path is more like a rut? Do ever wonder what is out there ‘beyond the chair’? Are you intrigued by the thought of other opportunities for dental hygienists?

It is time to use the unique knowledge and skill set that we possess and get creative and proactive in sharing who we are and what we can do.

Let’s talk about career paths, transferrable skills, intentionality and championing; about professional identity statements, professional perception and personal performance.

This short session will provide insight that will challenge your thoughts about your vocation and urge you to strive for your true potential.

Learning Outcomes:
The learner will:

 investigate alternative opportunities in the dental hygiene profession.
 identify current individual limiting factors.
 analyse influences and created alternatives.
 use communication techniques that will enhance understanding.
 feel empowered to achieve personal and professional goals.

Beth Ryerse, RDH

Beth Ryerse, RDH, currently Educational Director at rdhu, has been actively, and meaningfully involved with the dental hygiene profession for more than 30 years. Her depth of experience and accumulated knowledge is the result of a varied path of self-learning and growth and an involvement in numerous and varied areas of the profession she loves so much:
•clinical dental hygiene in visionary and respected general and periodontal practices
•teaching in a hygiene school to guide the dental hygienists of the future and share her core values and knowledge
•working with industry to help them best teach their technologies and applications to the hygiene profession
•sharing how to integrate all aspects in practice that must be combined seamlessly for the desired and expected success
•lecturing across Canada and the United States on current standards of quality care that are effective, evidence-based and proven
•educating dental hygienists on how to love their journey and be effective in the what they do each and every day, with each and every client

Beth’s strong commitment to grow and give back to the wonderful profession of dental hygiene has encouraged her to:
•maintain active memberships in the CDHA, ODHA, and SCDHSC – South Coast Dental Hygiene Study Club
•fulfill a position on the boards of: H&DDHS – Hamilton and District Dental Hygienists Society and CAPS – Canadian Assoc. of Professional Speakers
•participate in media sessions including – several newspaper and professional publication interviews, Health and Body segement on CHCH TV and DVD Quarterly of Dental Hygiene Journal
•act as a member of the Advisory Board for the publication ‘Preventive Dentistry Canada’

Beth is an engaging, enthusiastic, dynamic professional speaker who glows when she shares, has fun when she interacts, takes joy in growing with her peers and in honouring their commitment to life-long learning.

Registration available for non-member hygienists
Fee: $150+HST


Bookings are closed for this event.