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Scope of Practice

 

 

POSITION STATEMENT

Title: SCOPE PRACTICE

 

 

Date Approved: April 2013

Section: Position Statement

 

 

Effective Date: April 2013

Date to be reviewed: April 2016

 

 

STATEMENT:

 

TheNSCMLT 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 technology” 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 regulations and by-laws of the college.

 

 

 

Developed by the NSCMLT Professional Practice Committee

 

 

 

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DATE DEVELOPED:           April 2013

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