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

Reveiw 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 AcknowledgementThe Nova Scotia College of Medical Laboratory Technologists is located in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq. NSCMLT acknowledges the Peace & Friendship Treaties signed in this Territory and recognizing that we are all treaty people.

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380 Bedford Highway, Suite 202
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 2L4



Phone: 902-453-9605

Toll Free: 888-897-4095 (NS only)

Fax: 902-454-3535