Nova Scotia College of Medical Laboratory Technologists

TeKnowledge.ns Application Requirements

Continuing Education Requirements

The minimum number of credits required to obtain a TeKnowledge.ns certificate is 8 (eight).

Credits are based on the work experience and educational activities acquired during the 4 year period prior to the submission of the application.


A maximum of 4 work credits (2000 hours) can be submitted to obtain a TeKnowledge.ns certificate. One work credit is based on 500 hours worked.

A minimum work credit requiirements for 4 years is 0.2 credits or 100 hours. 


A minimum of 4 education credits must be submitted. Refer to the current educational credit chart to determine applicable credit values. If the applicant is unsure as to how educational credits are to be applied, contact the NSCMLT Registrar.

Reading material documented on the application must be itemized. Applicants who submit “CSMLS journal articles x 40” will be asked to re-submit a list of the articles.

Copies of all learning material should be kept for 4 years in the event of an internal audit. A copy of the application should be kept by the member in case the initial application is lost or does not reach the NSCMLT office.


Manage your application online. You may upload your documents in a pdf or jpeg format and enter credits as acquired. The application will save your information until you are ready to submit your application. Once you submit your appplication you will not be able to add to the application. If the application is received incomplete, you will recieve a notice from NSCMLT and will then be able to complete the same application. 

Developed June 2005 by Professional Practice Committee Revised 2019

Manage your TeKnowledge.ns Credits

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