Nova Scotia College of Medical Laboratory Technologists

Leave of Absence


NSCMLT members going on or on maternity/paternity leave, short or long term illness, leave of absence, or relocating out of province are required to notify the College of such leave. The purpose is to ensure proper use of the title "MLT" and to protect the public by ensuring that all medical laboroatory testing is provided by la icensed MLT. 

To submit a Notice for Non-Practice to the college;

This will allow the MLT to remain in good standing. If there is an unusual circumstance, then the MLT should contact the College for further direction. This ensures the individual has the proper licence when they return to practice without requiring restriction being imposed.

For more information please refer toRegistration policy REG.009 v2- Notification of License Status Change (found under Registration Related Policies).


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