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.

Developed April 2013. Reviewed April 2018.

Get in Touch

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

Email: info@nscmlt.org

Phone: 902-453-9605

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

Fax: 902-454-3535