Nova Scotia College of Medical Laboratory Technologists

Scope of Practice

The NSCMLT scope of practice promotes a high quality of care in the field of medical laboratory technology. It reflects the extensive duties for which medical laboratory technologists are responsible and accountable.

Medical laboratory technologyā€¯ means the collection and handling of laboratory specimens, analysis of specimens and the interpretation of quality-control data to verify the accuracy and precision of test results for use by health-care practitioners in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. - Nova Scotia Medical Laboratory Technology Act 2000

All medical laboratory technologists must be licensed with the Nova Scotia College of Medical Laboratory Technologists and must abide by the NSCMLT Act and Regulations of the college.

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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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