Nova Scotia College of Medical Laboratory Technologists

The Board Responsibilities

The Nova Scotia College of Medical Laboratory Technologists (NSCMLT) Board  is responsible for the following functions:

Act in the interest of public safety in regard to medical laboratory technology

Prescribe the qualifications required for the scope of practice within the medical laboratory technologist (MLT)  profession and monitor, and ensure educational institutions and courses of studies or programs are accredited

Authorize the registration of MLTs under the Act, and to maintain a register

Consider applications for annual practising registrations

Review and promote the competence of MLTs registered

Receive and act upon information from health professionals, employers, and the public about the competence of MLTs registered with NSCMLT

Notify employers, NS Department of Health that the practice of a registered MLT may pose a risk of harm to the public 

Set standards of clinical competence, cultural and ethical conduct for MLTs 

Promote public awareness of the responsibilities of the College

Exercise and perform any other functions, powers, and duties that are conferred or imposed on it by or under the Act or any other enactment

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Land Acknowledgement - NSCMLT would like to begin by respectfully acknowleding that the province of Nova Scotia is the ancestral homelands of many diverse populations and acknowledge that we are on the traditional lands, referred to as Mi'kma'ki the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'kmaq People who are the founding people of Nova Scotia under the "Treaties of Peace and Friendship". We respect the Peace and Friendship treaties, we acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past, and we dedicate ourselves to move forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in a spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.  

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Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 2L4

Phone 902-789-6465




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